Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

$2,595$2,995

For Credit: $2995
Not For Credit: $2595

This course will provide students with a detailed description of the infrastructure of the music industry and the roles of various music industry organizations, companies, and professionals in acting as support staff to musicians.

During this course, students will be introduced to the types of managers, including personal business and tour managers; the roles of talent agents and booking agencies; record companies and their artist & repertoire and artist development representatives; publishers and music publishing companies; promoters, presenters and event planners; music supervisors for film & television; studio managers and session contractors; music producers, and content creators for internet and video games; unions and performing rights.
  • Credit acquired in this course can be applied to the following online program(s): Electronic Music Production Online Diploma
  • Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.
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Not For Credit
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Virtual Classroom Schedule

This course is delivered in a Virtual Classroom format. During classes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and peers in real-time through online tools and course software. The course has an assigned class schedule, evaluation dates, and assignment due dates. All classes are recorded and posted to your course page to review any content you may have missed. To get the most out of this course we strongly recommend you attend all classes. Please check the posted class schedule before you enroll. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team at admissions@metalworksinstitute.com.

Check The Schedule
Wed 20

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

January 20 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Wed 27

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

January 27 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 03

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

February 3 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 10

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

February 10 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 24

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

February 24 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 03

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

March 3 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 10

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

March 10 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 17

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

March 17 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 24

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

March 24 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 31

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

March 31 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 07

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

April 7 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 14

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

April 14 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 21

Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T

April 21 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

Please Note: Course schedules are subject to change.


About Course Credit

If you choose to take this course for credit, you will be required to attend the instructor-led virtual classes for the course and record your attendance through our Learning Management System (LMS). To receive credit for the course, you must complete all course evaluations and obtain a minimum final grade of 60%. If you enroll in a course for credit, our Registrar's office will schedule a meeting with you to review the For Credit requirements in advance of the course start date. If you choose the Not for Credit option when you enroll, you will still be registered in the same course and have access to all of the same lectures and materials as the For Credit students, but you will not be able to apply the course as a credit towards one of Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

Please Note: Credits can only be applied to online diploma programs within 24 months of course completion.


When taken for credit Entertainment Business Principles BUS1160T can be applied towards these associated Diploma Programs:


Syllabus

All of Metalworks Institute’s courses are organized into Modules. Click each module below to see the topics covered in that module.

In this learning module, students will be provided with a broad and thorough introduction to intellectual property and copyright law in both Canada and the United States. Students will also be familiarized with the course objectives and evaluation methods.

Requirements

Course Specific Requirements

Prerequisites & Corequisites
Introduction To The Entertainment Industry BUS1000T is the prerequisite/corequisite for this course. In order to take this course, you must have either already successfully completed Introduction To The Entertainment Industry BUS1000T or you must enroll in it at the same time.

Required Textbooks & Resources
• None

Suggested Textbooks & Resources
• None

Course-Specific Hardware & Software Requirements
• None

General Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements to access and participate in the course environment. Please make sure to also check the Prerequisites, Corequisites and Course-Specific Requirements section above, and ensure your computer meets or exceeds the minimum system requirements for all software needed for your course.

Mac Users
 OS X 10.10
Yosemite or Higher

PC Users
• Windows 10

All Users
Latest Version of Google Chrome or Safari
Microsoft Teams
Webcam
Speakers or Headphones
Internal or External Microphone
High-Speed Internet Connection

Instructor

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Josh Laing
Instructor

Josh Laing is an accomplished musicologist, researcher, performer and music business professional. Trained as a jazz guitarist, Josh started his career as a performer and branched out into the business side of the music industry, working for companies including CMRRA, one of the world’s largest mechanical rights agencies, and ole (now part of Anthem Entertainment). Josh has also worked as a Music Supervisor for productions including on the award-winning documentary “Sounds Like a Revolution”.

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Please Note: Instructor(s) is/are subject to change based on availablity.

Questions?

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