Accounting, Finance, Fundraising


Event period Explanation of the participation options

In future

Currently 3 places available
Courses of this module
F7 Accounting, Finance, Fundraising
Product information "Accounting, Finance, Fundraising"

This module takes an advanced look at financial planning within cultural organisations and cultural projects. You will also learn to plan and run your own fundraising campaigns.

Course content

  • The financial ecosystem in the arts
  • Public funding
  • Private funding
  • Financial management & accounting
  • Earned income

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Tom Schössler

- Exact examination periods in the syllabus

is restricted access: Yes
Requirements - university entrance qualification: Required
Requirements - one year of work experience: Not required
Requirements Language: English: TOEFL Internet (92 points); IELTS (Acad. Level 6.5 points); CAE/CPE (Level C1, Grade B); TOEIC (720 points listening/reading, 310 points speaking/writing); if necessary, individual examination.
Requirements Expertise: None
Topic: Business Administration & Economics, Culture, Management & Leadership
Format of course: Online
Level: Master
Course language: English
Study programme: Arts & Cultural Management
Number of credit points / ECTS: 5
Workload Contact time (in hours): 25
Workload self-study time (in hours): 100
Examination: In-class examination
Exam format: Portfolio
Further exam format: No further Exam

Learning outcomes and competencies

  • Systematically describe forms, processes, sources and mechanisms of funding in arts organizations
  • Plan the financial set-up of an arts organization strategically and understand how to apply for, and report on funds
  • Distinguish public, philanthropic and corporate arts funding and understand the links between funding and other tasks within arts management
  • Outline the opportunities to earn income from marketing products and services 
  • Read, assess and draft a detailed budget, both for a project and an organization

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