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Master 2023/2024

Mentor`s Seminar "Arts and Culture Management"

Type: Compulsory course (Arts and Culture Management)
Area of studies: Management
When: 2 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of one campus
Instructors: Elena Zelenskaya
Master’s programme: Art and Culture Management
Language: English
ECTS credits: 2
Contact hours: 8

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The seminar is an active form of training in professional competencies, with leading practitioners being involved in the seminar. The course is designed to ensure the development of the students' understanding of the state of the art practices in the cultural sector and build their individual learning trajectories. Field visits of art institutions, guest lectures, and individual consultation are a vital part of the course.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Together with the mentor, to design personal educational results of students
  • To gain individual counseling and support of the student's educational trajectory, in particular in the research activities
  • To gain a broad understanding of best practices and trends in the arts and cultural sector
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • is able to build a trajectory of professional development and career
  • is able to understand and navigate in the current trends in the arts and cultural sphere
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • The trajectory of the master's program " Arts and Culture Management"
  • Consumer behavior in arts and culture management research
  • Business model and innovation in arts and culture management research
  • Experiments in arts and culture management research
  • Consultations
  • Career Trajectory
  • Preparation, defense and processing of master dissertation
  • Academic literature in arts and culture management
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Test №1
    Test №1 is aimed at testing the student's knowledge within the framework of topic №1 " Consumer behavior in arts and culture management research". The test consists of 10 questions.
  • non-blocking Test №2
    Test №2 is aimed at testing the student's knowledge within the framework of topic №2 " Business model and innovation in arts and culture management research ". The test consists of 10 questions.
  • non-blocking Group work 1
    Students in the class are divided into equal groups to develop and analyze the theoretical framework of their concocted research. Students must identify a research question, draw a theoretical model, and explain it in terms of some of the theories learned earlier in this course. Students may take their coursework for this assignment, as long as the other members of the group do not mind. It is an open-book activity.
  • non-blocking Group work 2
    Students in the class are divided into groups to discuss: - the difference between applied and scientific research; - the process of negotiations about the research aims and process with the organization / beneficial organisation; - research methodology; - practical recommendations and conclusions Students may take their coursework or cases from practice, examples from lectures for this assignment, as long as the other members of the group do not mind. It is an open-book activity.
  • non-blocking Finding a journal for publication
    Choose an outlet for publishing your current research (master's thesis). Prepare a document (3-5 pages) that explains your procedure of finding a journal, the arguments in favour of the journal, and a brief overview of the discussion of your problem in the journal.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.25 * Group work 1 + 0.25 * Group work 2 + 0.25 * Test №1 + 0.25 * Test №2
  • 2023/2024 4th module
    1 * Finding a journal for publication
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Falk, J. H. (2016). Identity and the Museum Visitor Experience. [Place of publication not identified]: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1253185

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Brown, D. (2002). Career Choice and Development (Vol. 4th ed). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=74093
  • Chrisman, L. M. (2014). Interactive Technology & Institutional Change: A Case Study of Gallery One and the Cleveland Museum of Art.