Alison Branagan is an author and visual arts consultant. She is currently the Creative Enterprise Coordinator for University for the Creative Arts (UCA) for the Surrey campuses and is an associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins.
Over the last decade she has written several business start-up and enterprise books and has studied different approaches to teaching business theory and enterprise skills. She has also devised and facilitated upon many enterprise projects for universities and business support organisations. Entrepreneurship for Creatives Summer School is one such course at Central Saint Martins.
She has a Masters degree in Applied Art and Visual Culture, is an Associate of the Institute of Consulting, a Member of the Society of Authors and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is also an associate of The Design Trust and is currently a mentor on the Crafts Council’s Hothouse Programme.
|The Crafts Council||Central Saint Martins|
|New Ashgate Gallery||UCA Epsom & Farnham|
|The Art Academy||BIAD Interiors & Lifestyle Futures|
|The Design Trust||Yorkshire Arts Space: Studio 54|
|Arts Thread||The Freelancer Club|
|Asos||Creative Enterprise Coventry|
|Projection Artworks||The Artists Information Company|
Testimonials from some of the many students Alison has coached in Entrepreneurship & Business start-up.
Alison's course is very eye opening and informative, I feel confident I can start my own business adventure. I feel motivated and excited for things to come.
This course has transformed my way of thinking about negotiation. The intellectual Property lessons have given me much enthusiasm and also confidence to trade and earn a living.
I really liked how the course was geared towards the commercial world. It had a very good real life application.’
Very inspiring course, excellent for getting to know the harsh realities of being self-employed. This course covers everything you didn’t know.
Alison's workshops were a wealth of information and presented in an interesting way. I've had my own business for 5 years and have still learned so much.
Alison's courses will inspire any creative who dreams of starting their own business. You learn to think like entrepreneurs do, and all of a sudden even the most ambitious aspirations seem within arms reach.