Association for Cultural Enterprises

Association for Cultural Enterprises

Our aim is to promote commercial best practice in the cultural and heritage sector by providing training and networking opportunities and facilitating the sharing of information and experience between our members. The Academy is our online learning and training resource designed to expand your knowledge in key areas of cultural enterprises.

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CPD Courses & Workshops

Business

Ecommerce Essentials

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course is a beginner’s guide on how to set up an online shop; created by consultant Emma Forwar...
Online Course
Business

Negotiating Contracts

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will give you a comprehensive overview of Contract Negotiation; and in particular; contr...
Online Course
Business

Retail Essentials: Visual Merchandising

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This FREE micro-course will give you the tools to use the theatre and drama of visual merchandising...
Online Course
Business

Retail Essentials: Finance

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will give you the tools; techniques and knowledge you need to both effectively run the f...
Online Course
Business

Retail Essentials: Buying

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will help you understand the whole of the buying and planning cycle. Experienced retail...
Online Course
Business

Retail Essentials: Shop Floor Skills

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will explore the importance of understanding your customer in order to turn browsers int...
Online Course
Business

Publishing: How Anyone Can Get Into Print

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will give you the skills and confidence to publish a book – regardless of your experienc...
Online Course
Business

Creating Compelling &Commercially Successful Visit...

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will inspire you to develop a world class visitor experience by understanding human beha...
Online Course
Business

How to be a Visitor Experience Genius

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will inspire you to develop a world class visitor experience by understanding human beha...
Online Course
Business

Starting out in Licensing

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course gives you an introduction to the subject of brand licensing; including what you should l...
Online Course
Business

Getting Smart in Licensing

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course gives those who are already working in licensing the skills to enhance their current lic...
Online Course
Business

Maximising Commercial Income

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course introduces you to the three key areas of earned income: admissions in the form of ticket...
Online Course
Business

Advanced Ecommerce

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course; created by Emma Forward; follows on from the Ecommerce Essentials course; giving a more...
Online Course
Business

Copyright Essentials

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course gives you a good understanding of copyright essentials as well as practical tips to help...
Online Course
Business

Ticketing Essentials

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course gives you the guiding principles to create a sophisticated pricing strategy; which not o...
Online Course
Business

Ticketed Events & Experiuences

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will provide you with the tools to generate revenue through building your own ticketed e...
Online Course
Business

Developing Your Brand

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will guide you through the principles of how to build your brand; and how this can help...
Online Course
Business

Sustainability in Action

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will help make organisations become more sustainable with their activities; to harness;...
Online Course
Business

Commercial Filming and Photography

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will set you on the right path to start hiring out your location to commercial crews by...
Training Course
Business

PR for Cultural Retail

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will give you a chance to consider how and why you could; and should; PR your retail des...
Online Course
Business

Writing a Digital Strategy

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will help you write a digital strategy for your venue – everyone needs to have a digital...
Online Course
Business

Catering Essentials; Catering Models

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This FREE course looks at why catering can be an important income stream for your organisation; and...
Online Course
Business

Catering Essentials; Introduction to Catering

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course looks at the essentials of running a small catering business; whether you’re starting...
Online Course
Business

Catering Essentials; Catering Finance

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course covers all key areas of catering finance within cultural venues. And will provide useful...
Online Course
Business

Catering Essentials; The Next Steps

Association for Cultural Enterprises

You might already have a catering offer at your organisation; but are you making the most of its pot...
Online Course
Business

Advanced Visual Merchandising

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will boost your confidence in creating impactful and creative experiences for your custo...
Online Course
Business

Introduction to Venue Hire

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will cover the main factors to take into consideration when building your venue hire bus...
Online Course
Business

Visual Merchandising and Consumer Psychology

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will show you that by better understanding your customers and their shopping habits; you...
Online Course
Business

Bespoke Product Development

Association for Cultural Enterprises

This course will help you learn more about what bespoke merchandise can add to your retail offer; an...
Online Course
Business

Hosting Weddings in Cultural Venues

Association for Cultural Enterprises

Course Programme: Why Host Weddings; Current Market Trends; Wedding Options at Your Venue; Setting U...
Online Course
Business

How to Ace a P&L

Association for Cultural Enterprises

Course Programme: How to Read a P&L; Management Accounts; P&L for a Digital Art Exhibition; P&L for...
Online Course
Business

Leading Yourself and Others

Association for Cultural Enterprises

Course Programme: What is Leadership?; The Six Styles of Leadership; The Benefits and Drawbacks of E...
Online Course

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