What Makes Us Unique?
-A one-year, intensive program.
-Three sessions, three countries, three cultures.
-Dallas, Montreal, Milan.
-Three prestigious schools ranked among the top worldwide in cultural management research.
-Three teams of highly respected management professors, each with its own speciality in the field.
-Privileged contacts with renowned cultural organizations in several countries.
-An advisory committee consisting of top-level managers.
-A dynamic support team.
-An experience offered by no other international master’s program.
-Our program is anchored in globalization and the international context, with a focus on training the next generation of cultural managers and preparing them to work abroad or with foreign organizations.
The program’s mission is to train a new generation of managers who currently hold positions related to the international dimension of organizations active in the performing arts, in the heritage sector (museums, historic sites), or in cultural industries (film, publishing, sound recording, radio and television).
GOALS AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The IM program is designed to:
-Provide insight into management processes and the ways in which arts organizations operate within the various management disciplines, including marketing, fundraising, human resources, finance, production and distribution, and administration
-Identify and encourage the development of best practices in arts and cultural management
-Explore the impact of legal, economic and cultural policy on the arts
-Address issues of international relevance to arts and cultural organizations, rigorously and in detail
-Present students with theory, case studies, hands-on learning and empirical research in the field of arts and cultural management
-Provide a forum for challenging and debating theories and models, as well as their application in global arts and cultural practice
Teaching methods used in the program include theoretical courses, case studies, field work, lectures by world leaders in international cultural management, and visits to well-known cultural organizations and facilities. A 10-day campus abroad in a fourth country, in South America or Asia, will eventually be added if warranted by the number of students.
Your learning will be assessed by means of a combination of exams, team exercises, group projects, syntheses and/or participation in class. This last element is essential and will be an important component of your evaluation, as your professional and personal experience can greatly enrich the learning of your peers. Accordingly, you will be required to attend every class and to make the necessary personal arrangements to do so. At the beginning of each course, you will be informed of the type and conditions of evaluation (evaluation criteria, relative weight of the different elements of the evaluation).
Only the instructor may determine a student’s grade in a course. A student may not take a course on a Pass/Fail basis. A student’s grade-point average (“G.P.A.”) is computed by multiplying the term hours of each graded course taken by the grade points earned in the course and then dividing the total number of grade points by the total number of graded hours.