Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

$5,195

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

Using both case studies and lectures, you 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. You will also examine record labels, their personnel, and the basic elements of recording and production agreements. This course will also provide you with a thorough study of the methods, technologies and new revenue streams involved in the digital distribution of music. You will explore fundamental principles of music marketing, promotion and publicity, and apply those skills in practical, real world applications and assignments.
  • This is a certificate course which means that students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Metalworks Institute. However, this course cannot be applied as a credit towards Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

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
Mon 18

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

January 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Mon 25

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

January 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Feb 01

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

February 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Feb 08

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

February 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Feb 22

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Mar 01

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

March 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Mar 08

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

March 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Mar 15

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

March 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Mar 22

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

March 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Mar 29

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Apr 05

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

April 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Apr 12

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

April 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Apr 19

Music Business for Musicians BUS1020T

April 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Please Note: Course schedules are subject to change.


About Course Credit

This is a certificate course which means that students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate Of Completion from Metalworks Institute. However, this course cannot be applied as a credit towards Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

You can browse Online Courses that can be taken For Credit here.

Syllabus

All of Metalworks Institute's online courses are divided into learning modules which are outlined below. A more detailed syllabus is provided once students are registered.

In this learning module, students will be provided with a broad and thorough overview of commercial music history, including the development of music publishing, technological changes which have shaped the music industry, and the recording industry vs. the live 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

Required Software
• Microsoft 365 Personal
• Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription (For Students)
• Boot Camp (Mac Only)

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

Questions?

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