|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The aim of this subject is to provide students with knowledge, insight and skills in the practice of managing creative people and organisations. This is achieved through the study of the theory and practice of good management and effective leadership as it applies to a range of organisational styles in the arts, considering and comparing the not-for-profit and commercial sectors. Topics will include but not be limited to: creating visions for arts organisations, the theory and practice of strategic planning, managing different types and sizes of organisations, managing staff and stakeholders.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- understand the role of managers and the requirements of management;
- understand leadership models and skills;
- understand the role and creation of strategic plans;
- demonstrate new understandings of management practice;
- problem solve in stakeholder relations;
- problem solve in staff relations;
- understand change and risk management; and
- critically analyse the role of managmenet in contemporary cultural organisations.
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; and
- be able to understand social, ethical and cultural contexts.