Leadership and Management in Cultural Organizations

Winter 2014 quarter

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In this weekend course we will explore the dynamics of leading and managing nonprofit and public sector cultural organizations today, including two of the major challenges facing cultural organizations: participation trends and sustainability. We will examine some of the key roles of cultural leaders: building support and working with a board; strategic planning and setting priorities; fundraising and allocating resources; evaluation, accountability, and monitoring results.  The course will include required readings, video presentations, small group work, conversations with cultural leaders, and other activities.

Program Details

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule: Jan 17-19, 5-9p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Registration Information

Credits: 2 (Winter)

Class standing: Graduate

Maximum enrollment: 20


Course Reference Number

(2 GR credits): 20310

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