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BCST 1005 - The Music Business: Career Incubator

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course builds on the knowledge and skills you gained about the music business through the prerequisite BCST 1002 and BCST 1003 courses. You will work towards focused measurable goals to move your career forward each week. The curriculum harnesses a collaborative class environment that will collectively push and inspire your career advancement. You will utilize social media calendars and implement content marketing strategies, while increasing your understanding of techniques to reach the growing market of millennials. You will use fundraising platforms in class to develop your skill set in increasing your own income generation. Music industry guests will be brought in for further networking and discussion.

Prerequisite(s)

BCST 1002 and/or BCST 1003.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$417.70

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87441

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 25 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 420

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$417.70

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Establish a defined career path and multi-year plan
  • Demonstrate how to market to millennials
  • Build an audience and a core fan base
  • Fill out applications for FACTOR
  • Maximize economies of scale in building a career
  • Manage a crowdfunding campaign
  • Submit a grant application for funding
  • Prepare a social media calendar for audience engagement
  • Negotiate performance contracts
  • Analyze social responsibility opportunities
  • Identify and engage key stakeholders to advance a career

Effective as of Fall 2016

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