Who is this class for: This course is designed for managers, board members, funders, students, and even patrons and enthusiasts of arts and cultural organizations who are interested in learning how to build thriving arts and cultural institutions around the world.


Created by:   University of Maryland, College Park

  • Michael M. Kaiser

    Taught by:    Michael M. Kaiser, Founder and Chairman

    DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland

  • Brett Egan

    Taught by:    Brett Egan, President

    DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University if Maryland
LevelBeginner
Commitment6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/ week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.7 stars
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Coursework
Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign.
Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 30 ratings

It's pretty good to take this course and get more idea and point of view for the management in arts and cultural organization. Many people love art but still believe paying for art is extravagant. However there are plenty people around the world enjoying art and know how to manage it for life.

Interesting and useful, but I doubt the certificate is worth it. Definitely audit it, though.

This course was incredibly informative. The resources provided were amazing and thorough. I enjoyed the pacing of time of when assignment were due, worked with my schedule. It was great that if you fell a bit behind, you could catch up. I enjoyed all of the organizations that talked about their experiences implementing the cycle. Just overall a wonderful course! Thank you very much for putting this together!

So appreciative of opportunities like this, available online for prospective arts administrators to learn about. Being someone who has read all of Michael Kaiser's books, this was a great opportunity to hear him discuss everything he's written and become known for in the arts world. Thank you to coursera.org for having this opportunity available!