Master of Business Administration - SEXTANT
Master of Business Administration - SEXTANT

Music Business Courses

BUS508 Financial Statement Analysis

Students will learn about the principles and standards of financial accounting, and then prepare, interpret, analyze corporate financial statements.

BUS570 Entrepreneurship in Music/Art

Provides students with the core knowledge and foundation to plan, finance, develop, launch and grow a music or arts organization. Focus is on entrepreneurial approaches to building a music business and long-term career.

BUS541 Music Artist Management

Artist management explores the music business through the lens of artist/talent management and focuses on the study of concepts and skills relating to entrepreneurship and entertainment trends in the contemporary music business industry.

BUS521 Arts and Entertainment Law

Evolving legal issues facing artists and entertainers, as well as the industry of managing artists and entertainers. Addresses key legal aspects of intellectual property rights, contracts, negotiation strategies, financing, torts, employment law, general business law, challenges of being a freelance artist, litigation, and the impact of digital distribution channels of creative works.

To register for these courses, or to learn more about courses or the MBA program, please contact:

Aaron Hines, Assistant Dean for MBA Programs
School of Business
Phone: (845) 257-2968

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