Music and Business Coaching

Module code
M-JP-MBC
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Community, Business
Credits
2
Group size
6
Number of course weeks
18
Class duration
one hour per two weeks
Total contact hours
9 hours
Study load
47 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
The student has completed the module Entrepreneurship.
Competencies
See Competencies Matrix.
Aims
Developing practical skills and an entrepreneurial mindset applied to a career in music.
Relation to other modules
Entrepreneurship, Production Management, Finances and Administration, Business Plan Development.
Content
Lessons based on the topics listed under Aims.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group lessons, assignments.
Material & Tools
n/a
Student activity
Completing assignments, giving presentations, exchanging feedback.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Portfolio review.
Criteria
The student should have mastered the elements described under Content.
Pass requirements
The student has successfully completed the module with a minimum attendance of 80% and a minimum grade of 5.5 for the portfolio.
Examination procedure
Portfolio is assessed by teacher.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

In this module students discuss what practical entrepreneurship in music encompasses and how this can be applied after school in order to build a flourishing career and treat their music as a business. The students and their projects are at the core of these sessions, during which peer feedback, group discussion and coaching/mentoring are crucial aspects. This module covers most practicalities and struggles a modern DIY musician has to deal with on a daily basis.