Master of Business Administration (Cultural Management) (MQF 7)€9,995
About this course
Designed by expert educators and industry leaders, the Master of Business Administration (Cultural Management) is specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a leadership career in the arts, entertainment, and cultural industries. This programme will help you develop the skills, vision and leadership required to effectively manage artistic and cultural projects in both the public and private sectors.
This work-based MBA enables learners to meet the needs of industry through a combination of classroom- and work-based learning. By mixing theory with practice, this programme offers you the opportunity to connect your creativity with the practice of management. By the end of this programme, you will have gained the technical knowledge and practical experience required to effectively: set up and manage cultural projects or organisations in line with legal requirements; distinguish how events can contribute to society across all levels of provision locally and internationally; reflect on the influence of culture and cultural differences on leadership skills, behaviour effectiveness and performance; and apply critical thinking in a practical way to demonstrate enhanced and effective cross-cultural leadership capacities and skills.
Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree and have 2 years of relevant work experience. Excellent command of written English is required.
To determine your eligibility, at CMBS, we assess many factors including your education, career progression, and leadership and entrepreneurship qualities. If you do not meet the standard entry requirements and are adequately prepared to succeed in this programme, we welcome and encourage you to contact us for an interview.
A mixed-method assessment approach will be utilised for this programme. This will include time-constrained assessments, critical essays, project work and thesis.
This MBA is delivered through a combination of classroom-based learning and work-based learning. Classroom-based sessions will take place in blocks of 3-day weekend seminars once a month.
Who is this course for?
This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to work or are already working in the cultural industry.
Language of Instruction
This programme will be delivered in English.
Location of Lectures
Lectures will be delivered at Business Leaders Hub, 160, Mdina Road, Zebbug, Malta, ZBG 9015.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to email@example.com or by calling us on 00356 9912 1110. Applicants will be provided with a link to complete our booking form and will be requested to submit any relevant documents required to process the application.
Email Daniela at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 00356 9912 1110 to learn more.
Early Bird Fee (EU Students): €8,995*
Normal Fee (EU Students): €9,995
*€6,296 will be refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme
€6,995 will be refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme
*Pay only €2,698
Pay only €2,998
- Examination fee
- Overall qualification certificate
- Course material tutorial support notes
- Access to online course resources
Module 1 - 6 ECTS 0/1
Strategic Planning and Management
This module shall introduce the students to the techniques and processes of strategic planning and management. In this module, learners will gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies required to be able to effectively plan, manage, execute and monitor strategic plans within the place of work.
Module 2 - 6 ECTS 0/1
This module aims to help learners gain an understanding of the key areas of operations management. In this module, learners will gain a solid understanding of how businesses operate, what the key levers to sustainable and successful performance are, and how they can be applied, controlled and monitored.
Module 3 - 6 ECTS 0/1
This module shall provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and autonomy to be able to conduct business research in a way that is clear, understandable and ethically correct. In this module, learners will learn how to effectively conduct research within a business context at their place of work.
Module 4 - 6 ECTS 0/1
This module is designed to enable practicing managers to understand the complexities of the contemporary marketplace and make effective strategic and tactical decisions to provide value for both their customers and organisations. In this module, learners will have the opportunity to apply problem-solving techniques within the context of their organisation in relation to marketing.
Module 5 - 6 ECTS 0/1
Strategic Financial Management
This module shall introduce the students to the concepts, techniques, processes and methodologies included in financial management. Upon completion of this module, students shall have obtained the skills, knowledge and competencies required to perform strategically when it comes to financial management.
Module 6 - 6 ECTS 0/1
The aim of the module is to provide students with an advanced understanding of organisational analysis and behaviour. Upon completion of this module, students shall be better able to understand and solve some of the problems/crises that tend to arise in organisational contexts.
Module 7 - 3 ECTS 0/1
Critical and Creative Thinking
This module shall equip students with the required knowledge, skills and competencies required to be able to practice creative and critical thinking. The module shall present the similarities and differences between these two types of thinking, and underline the importance of such skills within a business environment.
Module 8 - 3 ECTS 0/1
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
This module is designed to introduce learners to advanced concepts of entrepreneurship, including the profile of the entrepreneur, the range of different perspectives on entrepreneurship, and the activities of entrepreneurs.
Module 9 - 6 ECTS 0/1
The module focuses on how leadership and culture influence are enacted in the international environment whether this be in emergent or mature economies.
Module 10 - 6 ECTS 0/1
Events Management in Practice
This module introduces students to the key principles that underpin events management as a discipline, and to the characteristics of the events industry. It places events within a broader context and examines the relationship between events and society at local, regional, national and international levels.
Module 11 - 6 ECTS 0/1
This module shall allow learners to be exposed to various issues related to cultural policies on a national context and on a European level. Furthermore, it will look at the cultural policy and what culture means in different countries and different contexts.
Module 12 - 30 ECTS
The dissertation module covers the research project that students shall be undertaking at the end of the programme. This module shall allow students to implement the knowledge, skills and competencies that they acquired throughout all of the modules.