IC Short Courses

IC Shorts

Short business classes in the heart of Amsterdam

Short business classes in the heart of Amsterdam

Short business classes in the heart of Amsterdam

Are you looking to enhance your skills, broaden your knowledge or explore a new field next to your job? IC Shorts offers a diverse range of courses designed to provide you with practical and relevant learning experiences in a 5-day-program. Taught by our expert entrepreneurial teachers. These courses are perfect for busy (creative) professionals and freelancers in a convenient and flexible format.
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Our Courses

  • How to make the best of your freelance first year
  • Transformative leadership
  • How to write a business plan – Creative
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What sets our IC Shorts apart

What sets our IC Shorts apart?

Our short courses cover a wide range of subjects; ‘How to make the best of your freelance first year’, ‘Modern leadership’ and ‘How to write a business plan - creative’. Whether you want to acquire new skills for your current job, pursue a passion, or simply expand your horizons, our short courses offer you the opportunity to learn from experienced instructors and engage with fellow learners in a supportive environment.​

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IC Short Courses Amsterdam

Key Information


5 days

Study Level

Beginner – Master


April – Sep 2024


Central Amsterdam



How to write a business plan for creatives

How to write a business plan for creatives

Learning goals
  • Understanding the importance of different roles in setting up a (small) company
  • Developing a business concept based on USP’s
  • Able to describe target groups using persona’s
  • Developing a marketing mix (product, prices, place, promotion)
  • Able to support the business plan with a basic financial calculation
  • Able to present a structured business model

Skill development

  • Teamwork
  • Commercial thinking
  • Financial calculation
  • Presentation
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Experienced entrepreneur teacher

Our teachers who truly understands the ins and outs of their field. With years of hands-on experience in their respective fields, our teachers bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom.

Drs ing. MSc Wouter van Dijk has years of experience in International management, sales & marketing, production, finance and trading. Our experienced teacher has the skills and know-how to help you succeed. With their real-world experience, they can provide practical insights and tips that you won’t find in any textbook.

What do the students say about us?

“Analysis of different locations from a business perspective”

“marketing mix explanation. effective, concise and clear”

“It was an enjoyable experience that helped to explore a new field and culture of another country “

“Useful and important step for self improvement “
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Mixing business with pleasure

We strongly believe that the best way to learn is to combine theory with practice. Next to our wonderfull study hall what is our base, we will visit art gallery’s, museums to develop your business concept and get inspired.

​In the evening there is also time to have fun and relax with a nice dinner venue and some drinks.
  • Students visit art gallery’s
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Our partners

At IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam, we are proud to be partnered with and accredited by various organizations and associations on local, regional and national levels.

  • 15KM
  • Damen
  • De Arend
  • Detron ICT
  • Etiquette Bureau
  • FC Groningen
  • KPMG Meijburg & Co

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