Developing Cultural Organizations


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In future

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Courses of this module
F6 Developing Cultural Organizations
Product information "Developing Cultural Organizations"

This module teaches you in the first part the basics of entrepreneurship and how to control change processes in organisations. In the second part you will apply this to a specific project, drawing up a strategic plan or concept for innovation.

Course content

  • How can we best explain change within arts and cultural organization?
  • What are the tools and tactics people use to get their ideas heard and made into reality?
  • Where do change projects run into trouble and what are the innovative and creative ways of making change last? 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Njörður Sigurjónsson


  - 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

  • students are capable to analyze and describe change processes in arts organizations
  • students are able to develop strategies for arts organizations, taking into account given resources and conditions
  • students feel confident to lead change projects in cultural organization
  • students can recognize resistance to change, possible conflicts, and opposition tactics
  • students are familiar with concepts of creativity, ideas and innovation in arts management context 

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