The British Council’s Socreative Africa Learning Programme for Aspiring and Early-stage Young African Entrepreneurs

The British Council’s Socreative Africa Learning Programme for Aspiring and Early-stage Young African Entrepreneurs

The SoCreative Africa learning programme for aspiring and early-stage young African entrepreneurs is focused on entrepreneurship and delivers a collection of free online courses for the next generation of African leaders to support them through their business journey.

Upon completing the programme, participants will receive a certificate as evidence of their achievement. The certificate will make you eligible to apply for sustained support through mentoring, coaching, incubation and acceleration through our wider work in participating countries.

The programme is developed to support the British Council’s wider Creative Economy strand, designed to help develop an ecosystem in which young entrepreneurs can thrive.

Programme Modules

Creative Entrepreneurship


Understanding the Creative Economy (Including what sectors constitute the Creative Economy, the economic, social and cultural value of the Creative Industries) using relevant case studies and data to aid understanding).

  • Course 1: Intro to African Creative Economy

  • Course 2: Bringing Your Idea to Life

  • Course 3: Finding the Right People

  • Course 4: Building Your Business

  • Course 5: Branding and Marketing your Business


    With the basic course as a recommended pre-requisite, the intermediate course will provide additional depth to basic courses and includes the following:

  • Course 1: Your Entrepreneurship Strategy

  • Course 2: Personal and Business Growth Strategies

  • Course 3: Protecting My Business

  • Course 4: Finance For Creative Business

  • Course 5: Building and Leading Teams

  • Course 6: Raising Capital for My Business

  • Course 7: Promoting and Pitching My Business

    Social Impact through
    Creative Entrepreneurship

    Provide participants with an understanding of impact entrepreneurship, social innovation and factors to consider in pivoting enterprises to achieve social impact

  • Topic 1: Introduction to ‘Impact Entrepreneurship’

  • Topic 2: Introduction to Impact Economy – balancing profit with impact

  • Topic 3: Understanding Social Innovation (including Human Centered Design)

  • Topic 4: Factors to consider in pivoting your enterprise to achieve social impact

  • Topic 5: Impact Entrepreneurship of the 21st Century: The role of technology

  • Topic 6: Inclusion, Sustainability and Values and Ethics

  • Topic 7: Types of financing for Impact Enterprises and how to attract them

    Creative Economy Policy

    This intermediate course provides relevant insight for policy stakeholders in relation to the creative economy

  • Topic 1: Refresher on Introduction to Policy Making

  • Topic 2: Understanding the Creative Economy

  • Topic 3: The role of creative economy in sustainable development

  • Topic 4: Approaches to Creative Economy Policy

  • Topic 5: Steps to consider for the development or strengthening of the creative economy

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; The British Council’s Socreative Africa Learning Programme for Aspiring and Early-stage Young African Entrepreneurs

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