Entertainment Practice: Balancing Creativity and Business

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Entertainment Practice: Balancing Creativity and Business

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Arts Management, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In order to work in the entertainment industries you need to understand how creativity and business can work together to complement each other. Successful entertainment industry professionals know how creative processes and projects work, as well as how businesses work; they combine and balance the two to produce effective entertainment. This unit aims to equip you with this ability to combine understandings of entertainment industries and business in the context of the entertainment industries. In practical terms, this unit aims to provide you with an understanding of the different stages of the entrepreneurial process in the particular context of the Entertainment Industries.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Demonstrate effective creativity for the Entertainment Industries
    2. Apply a range of business skills including an understanding of business models, an understanding of finance and budgeting and familiarity with Industrial Relations.
    3. Develop an entertainment project which balances creativity and business.

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