Free Online Arts Management Course
What makes a successful arts and cultural organization? Led by DeVos Institute Chairman Michael M. Kaiser and President Brett Egan, this course will introduce you to a management theory called the Cycle which supports thriving arts and cultural organizations. Learning from our work with managers from over 80 countries around the world, the DeVos Institute developed the Cycle as a simple, but powerful tool to assist managers in their effort to respond to an increasingly complex environment and propel their institutions to excellence.
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The Cycle: Management of Successful Arts and Cultural Organizations
The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland is finalizing next session's enrollment for its free online course for arts managers, students, and arts enthusiasts around the globe. The course is designed for those who are interested in learning how to support thriving arts and cultural organizations regardless of art form, geography, or size.
Taught by DeVos Institute Chairman Michael M. Kaiser and President Brett Egan, the six-week course introduces participants to a management philosophy called The Cycle, the Institute’s theory of organizational activity that prioritizes investment in great art.
If you wish to follow a six-week schedule, the next session will run March 6 – April 14, 2017 with enrollment closing March 11. See the below weekly breakdown of topics to be covered:
Week 1: Introduction to The Cycle
Week 2: Artistic Planning
Weeks 3-4: Marketing (Institutional and Programmatic)
Week 5: Family and Board
Week 6: Fundraising and Course Summary
All content is also available on demand for self-paced learning. New sessions begin each month.