ACM620 Communications for Cultural Managers (3 cr.)
This course strengthens students’ communication skills for a career in arts management, focusing both on skills needed in the field and in academic communications. The course covers requirements for academic research, synthesis of research, organization of writing, and proper citation. Using analysis and problem-solving methods, students consider what communication approaches to employ in a variety of situations arts managers face. Also explored is the students’ ability to speak confidently and effectively in a variety of public speaking situations.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the documentation, understanding, and analysis of academic research, industry reports, and sector practices.
- Locate and use scholarly or peer reviewed research in class projects, papers, and peer presentations.
- Discuss requirements for academic research and presentations.
- Evaluate and demonstrate effective oral communication strategies.
- Apply diverse communication tools and strategies to engage diverse organizational stakeholders.
- Analyze an organization’s objectives and how to make an effective case for support modulated to different stakeholders.
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