Specialisation: Culture and Creativity Management
Katja Lindqvist, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer says:
"Having collaborated in research projects with professionals in different positions within the cultural and creative fields, I know how urgently they need a structured support for the increasing managerial and administrative skills and entrepreneurial mindset required. This programme finally offers it with an international perspective."
Learn expert management skills for the cultural sector
Future career opportunities could include manager, analyst, consultant or researcher in the cultural, creative or non-profit sectors, or in other parts of the service sector.
This is a new specialisation starting autumn 2019. To apply, you must have a Bachelor’s degree of which at least 90 ECTS credits must be within the area of social sciences, business administration, cultural sciences, or the equivalent.
- Introduction to Service Management, 7.5 credits
- Introduction to Culture and Creativity Management, 7.5 credits
The course identifies central elements within cultural and creative and professional businesses, and within the activities of non-profit organisations, and puts the spotlight on similarities and differencies in organising and managing. The course includes historical and societal perspectives.
- Managing Service Organisations, 7.5 credits
- Theory of Science, 7.5 credits
- Methods in Social Sciences, 15 credits
- Service Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 15 credits
How does service innovation take place within this kind of organisation? How can entrepreneurship be understood in the sector? At the individual level, the course explores the development of the student’s own understanding of their abilities; at the organisational level it outlines how a business manager can promote service innovation and organisational development.
- Elective courses, 15 credits
- Leadership, Management and Governance, 15 credits
The course theme is the managing and organising of cultural, creative and third sector activities, putting the spotlight on business objectives, resource management and ethical organisational culture. The term ”governance” is key, translating as the way an organisation relates to its often political environment, which it is can also be financially dependent on.
- Master's thesis, 30 credits
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