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Successful Entrepreneurship, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 day
London, United Kingdom
The Successful Entrepreneurship course from Royal College of Art is based on tried and tested material developed for InnovationRCA start-ups that has underpinned their  success. 
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A distinguishing feature of this Successful Entrepreneurship course from Royal College of Art is a focus on design-led innovation, an approach based on unconstrained thinking that casts a unique perspective on business opportunities by combining technology and creativity in equal measure. 

This sets it apart from the typical business school offering. 

Topics covered include:

  • practical ideation
  • assessing market fit
  • developing new products and brand value
  • investment readiness. 

There will be short presentations by the founders of InnovationRCA spin-outs that may include Gravity Sketch, In House Records and Loowatt, with a Q&A session offering key insights from those that have successfully travelled the entrepreneurial journey before. 

At the end of this course you will gain confidence to feel better equipped with the fundamentals and building blocks of effective entrepreneurship, to develop a successful real-world venture.

There will be an opportunity to become part of the InnovationRCA network, and attend future events.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 days
    • Duration description

      One day, 9am – 5.30pm, followed by networking drinks until 7pm

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You will learn:
  • learn about the key aspects and building blocks that underpin successful entrepreneurship
  • gain practical and actionable advice on how to assess and test the market, build a strong business case and ultimately turn ideas into sustainable businesses
  • have the opportunity to meet and network with speakers, early-stage start-up founders, mentors from InnovationRCA and other attendees.


Who should attend?

  • Individuals, SMEs and corporates in the early stages of starting their own business.
  • Anyone who encourages and supports business creation, innovation and entrepreneurship.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Anyone over 18 years old can come on our courses. There is no upper age limit – we welcome adult delegates of all ages.
  • Short courses require no formal qualifications, degrees or documentation. However, we ask that you carefully read the admission criteria on each course page to determine whether it is suitable for you.
  • All classes are taught in English. Applicants whose first language is not English should note that they are required to be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and presentations in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • EU/EEA

    900 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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