Leadership Like a Creative Act

Business of Culture Keynote 2024 by Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet, Mr. Javier Torres López 


In the keynote, Mr. Torres López discusses the importance of creativity in his leadership role. It influences when looking for ways to renew traditional processes and when facing the demands that bring social and cultural changes to art institutions.

Torres is the Artistic Director of Finnish National Ballet, International ballet teacher, coach, choreographer, and former dancer with the Finnish National Ballet.

The Business of Culture program is designed for professionals working in arts and culture organizations in the Nordic and Baltic countries. 

The program will be run in Copenhagen, Helsinki, and Oslo during a half-year study period between October 2024 and May 2025 through three face-to-face modules and two self-paced online courses. All seven module days will include lectures, keynotes, discussions, and workshops with experienced faculty members who are top experts in their respective fields. Throughout the program, interactive and reflective tools and methods will help with thinking and renewal.

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