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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5020

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
007472

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course contextualises the work of the arts manager in relation to its environment, its expectations and its stakeholders, focusing in particular on working with people. It addresses the specialised knowledge and skills required for effective arts management.

Course content

This course focuses on the organisation and management of the arts. It addresses why managing the arts is different and the skills and knowledge required for managing creativity successfully. It addresses the roles of the arts manager, understanding individual difference, group dynamics and leadership skills, dealing with conflict, communication and presentation skills. It focuses on aspects of human resource management, industrial issues, working with volunteers and boards of management in the arts context. It also addresses aspects of self management in the arts, including goal setting and vision achievement.

Textbook(s)

Byrnes, W 2009, Management and the arts , 4th edn, Focal Press, USA.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Case study project 1500 words 20% N/A
Learning journal 2000 words 30% N/A
Written responses to set module questions, presentation and class participation 5 x 600 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Case study project 1500 words 20% N/A
Learning journal 2000 words 30% N/A
Written responses to set module questions, presentation and class participation 5 x 600 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Case study project 1500 words 20% N/A
Learning journal 2000 words 30% N/A
Written responses to set module questions, presentation and class participation 5 x 600 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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