Music Business BUS1070T

$2,595$2,995

For Credit: $2995
Not For Credit: $2595

This course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the music business, and the interrelationships between art, technology, and business.

Using both case studies and lectures, students will learn the nature of copyright, the value of songs and their potential revenue streams, the role of music publishers, and the role of the artist and their surrounding team. Students will also examine record labels, their personnel, and the basic elements of recording and production agreements. Students will analyze key entertainment industry statistical data and learn to use that information to forecast consumer spending habits in the music and entertainment industries. This course will also provide students with a thorough study of the methods, technologies, and new revenue streams involved in the digital distribution of music.
For Credit
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.

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Mon 18

Music Business BUS1070T

January 18 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Wed 20

Music Business BUS1070T

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Fri 22

Music Business BUS1070T

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mon 25

Music Business BUS1070T

January 25 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Wed 27

Music Business BUS1070T

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Fri 29

Music Business BUS1070T

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 01

Music Business BUS1070T

February 1 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 03

Music Business BUS1070T

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 05

Music Business BUS1070T

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 08

Music Business BUS1070T

February 8 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 10

Music Business BUS1070T

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 12

Music Business BUS1070T

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 22

Music Business BUS1070T

February 22 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Feb 24

Music Business BUS1070T

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Feb 26

Music Business BUS1070T

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mar 01

Music Business BUS1070T

March 1 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 03

Music Business BUS1070T

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mar 05

Music Business BUS1070T

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mar 08

Music Business BUS1070T

March 8 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Mar 10

Music Business BUS1070T

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mar 12

Music Business BUS1070T

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mar 15

Music Business BUS1070T

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

Music Business BUS1070T

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mar 19

Music Business BUS1070T

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mar 22

Music Business BUS1070T

March 22 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 24

Music Business BUS1070T

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mar 26

Music Business BUS1070T

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mar 29

Music Business BUS1070T

March 29 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Mar 31

Music Business BUS1070T

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 05

Music Business BUS1070T

April 5 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 07

Music Business BUS1070T

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 09

Music Business BUS1070T

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 12

Music Business BUS1070T

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

Music Business BUS1070T

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 16

Music Business BUS1070T

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 19

Music Business BUS1070T

April 19 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Apr 21

Music Business BUS1070T

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Apr 23

Music Business BUS1070T

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 Music Business BUS1070T 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 overview of commercial music history, including the key creators and technologies which have shaped it. Students will then engage in an in-class discussion on the future of the music industry.

Requirements

Course Specific Requirements

Prerequisites & Corequisites
Introduction To The Entertainment Industry BUS1000T is the prerequisite for this course. In order to take this course, you must have already successfully completed Introduction To The Entertainment Industry BUS1000T.

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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Alex Grigg
Instructor

Alex Grigg is a veteran music industry professional with over 25 years of experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors of the music and live events business. He is a highly experienced event producer and executive who has helped facilitate some of Canada’s largest events including the 2009 Winter Paralympic Games and the Ambleside Live Concert Series which included shows headlined by Ed Sheeran and Kenny Chesney.

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