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The aim of this subject is to provide students with knowledge, insight and skills in the practice of managing key stakeholders in cultural organisations. Its particular focus will be on stakeholder relationships. Topics will include but not be limited to: internal stakeholders such as Boards and staff and external stakeholders such as donors and sponsors. In looking at internal stakeholders, the focus will be on effective people management including relationships between Boards and management, management and staff, and management and unions. In exploring external stakeholders, this subject will provide students with an understanding of the role of philanthropy, development activities and fundraising in the cultural not-for-profit sector.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the role of managers in managing stakeholders
- Discuss the role of Boards
- Appraise human resource management
- Solve problems in staff relations
- Compare philanthropy and fundraising
- Develop fundraising plans
- Solve problems in philanthropic relations.
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
- Be able to demonstrate effective time management
- Be able to plan and execute research at a high level
- Be able to demonstrate critical thinking and analysis at a high level
- Be able to communicate research finding in clear and concise ways
- Be able to demonstrate creative thinking
- Be able to understand social, ethical and cultural contexts.
Last updated: 31 January 2024