Productions, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and
Information Infrastructure, will on April 18 launch a training programme called
‘Leading for the Creative Economy’.
training will be focused on training and building capacity of leaders within the
creative sector includes film, TV, music, art, theatre, graphic design, fashion
design, architecture, sculpting, digital media and communications.
programme will be suitable not just for leaders and entrepreneurs working in
the creative sector but also for Government officials whose role might involve
supporting the creative sector.
programme will draw on the best in current leadership thinking and research,
bringing together content specific to the creative sector with generic MBA
programme will be delivered through Surrey University Business School-UK, with
additional faculty engaged from Ashridge Business School-UK where they would
add value to the delivery.
will receive a certificate of successful completion at the end of the
programme; however, this would depend on the successful completion of
University was founded in 1966. Its main campus is in Guildford, Surrey is just
30 miles from Central London and London Heathrow Airport.
was named the
UK’s University of
the Year by
The Times and
Sunday Times Good
University Guide, 2016. It was also named top university for Student
the Guardian University
Guide 2017, Surrey’s Business
and Management courses were
ranked second in the country
(behind Oxford University).
the Business School there are Research Centres dedicated to: Leadership and
Decision Making; the Digital Economy; Sustainable Enterprise; and Management
core aim for Surrey Business School is to turn Research into Action – applying
excellent research base to real world problems and opportunities to enhance
business learning and performance.
training will be led by Jon Teckman, former Chief Executive Officer, of the
British Film Institute and Ministerial advisor on film policy.
was non-executive director of the British Board of Film Classification, Senior
Teaching Fellow, Surrey Business School, Adjunct faculty, Ashridge Business School,
Associate Director, and Executive MBA for the Creative Industries (Ashridge).
programme has been created and organised by Nana Oguntola, MD of VINASHA
Productions and Consultancy, The Gambia’s premiere media production and
Oguntola, who has been living in the UK for the past 9 years, is featured by
BBC 3 Counties as one of 50 individuals contributing to the development of
Milton Keynes in the UK.
runs Junior Filmmakers which has taught more than 500 young people to make
films over the past 4 years.
is a local ward Councillor for Campbell Park Parish Council in Milton Keynes,
UK, and is in the process of producing
a TV comedy
series called ‘Life
According to Tina’
in the UK.
In The Gambia, Nana is currently producing
a 22-part TV
Series called ‘Jammeh’ and Series 2
of the hit
TV cop show