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Art Enterprise Diploma

Start date: You can enrol at any time throughout the year, and begin studying immediately
Duration: 3 months
Fees: £325
Awarding body: InterActive

course overview 

The Art Enterprise Diploma (AED) is an online programme delivered by InterActive that has been comprehensively redesigned to blend business skills with creative endeavour into a seamless elearning experience. Delivered in manageable, compact units of rich multi-media content, this course is perfect for arts professionals and busy entrepreneurs seeking to gain an advanced commercial understanding of their field, and complement their artistic talents.

The programme presents you with a broad range of subject areas such as marketing, law, and communication, which are designed to cater specifically to the contemporary needs of the modern creative professional by expanding your business horizons, while at the same time nurturing your artistic flair. The diploma also features a Core Content Review application that you can use to consolidate your learning by pulling together related topics from the various sections, and revise the knowledge that will allow you to compete at the very top of your chosen field.

course structure 

The AED consists of five sections, as follows:

  1. Art History from the Ancient World to Contemporary
  2. Understanding the Art Market
  3. Getting to Grips with Art Law
  4. Business Skills for Arts Organisations
  5. Writing for the Art World

Each section consists of between 15 and 20 compact video tutorials which together paint a comprehensive picture of the subject area. Your knowledge of each section is then reinforced via a real-life case study and discussion question.

You will be assessed at the end of the programme through a final written assignment of 5,000 words, submitted online.

who should attend 
  • Prospective and practicing art professionals
  • Finance professionals and art enthusiasts looking to boost their career in arts
  • Anyone considering establishing an art business
  • Art professionals
why study online? 
  • Access your studies anytime, anywhere via a PC, tablet, or your smartphone
  • Engaging multi-media learning resources
  • Make the most of revision applications and receive detailed assessment feedback
  • Network with a vast online community of fellow professionals
Certificate in Music and Leadership

Start date: You can enrol at any time throughout the year, and begin studying immediately
Duration: 3 months
Fees: £325
Awarding body: InterActive

course overview 

It's not the MBA that makes a great leader. A great leader learns from many different field literature, art, music, history geography etc. By acquiring knowledge from these fields a great leader gains the creativity and innovation, necessary for creating a successful business environment, and to develop into someone who is more aware and ready to face the business world's fast-changing dynamic environment. The arts break ground and bring human consciousness to a new level. It opens doors to thought, invention and communication.

The Music & Leadership Programme aims to develop creative and inspiring leadership. Knowledge and experiences from leaders from other disciplines opens new visions as to the art of leadership. Great music leader-conductors with their exceptional but different personalities and styles of leadership have led to different styles of communication between the leader and music ensemble.

By looking into the work of a music conductor and the orchestra the student is introduced to a new way of thinking about business and leadership. The course will deliver an insight into various leadership styles, skills that are essential to develop a creative and effective leadership style. The student will also learn and understand the organization and functioning of a music orchestra.

Team members don't function autonomously — they improvise, listen to one another, and thrive on a network of dependencies.

study methods 

The study methods reflect the learning outcomes of the programme.

Study methods include:

  • Analysis and understanding of a music conductor’s leadership skills and styles
  • Case studies helping the student understand and implement creative leadership
  • Questions and discussions on the art of leadership through the metaphor of music explaining how a business leader can implement creative leadership

The programme consists of 15 compact video tutorials which together paint a comprehensive picture of the subject area. Your knowledge of each section is then reinforced via a real-life case study and discussion question

who should attend 
  • Anyone looking to enhance their leadership skills
  • Senior-level management, Team Leaders, Current Leaders, Future leaders
learning outcome 
  • Develop key leadership skills that lead to a creative and comprehensive leadership style.
  • Understand simple and complex organizational structures through the analysis of a music ensemble.
  • Develop the learner’s ability to manage and lead an organisation in a more creative and inspiring way.
  • Enhance and fine-tune leadership skills based on study of successful music leaders.
  • Expand ways of thinking through learning and implementing leadership skills from another industry. This leads to a broaden way of perceiving leadership and business in general.
why study online? 
  • Study that suits you - You don't have to give up your job or your life to get a new qualification. Our courses fit around your schedule, so you can access your studies anytime, anywhere via a PC, tablet, or your smartphone
  • Engaging multi-media learning resources
  • Make the most of revision applications and receive detailed assessment feedback
  • Network with a vast online community of fellow professionals
Certificate in The Art of Working Together

Start date: You can enrol at any time throughout the year, and begin studying immediately
Duration: 3 months
Fees: £325
Awarding body: InterActive

course overview 

The Programme aims to introduce the learner to the art of working together by understanding how music teams are set-up and function. The student will get an in-depth insight as to how musicians communicate and cooperate together. The programme provides students specialised skills on building and being part of a powerful team. The student will learn to use simple, powerful communication tools to further develop the ability to listen and to clearly and effectively communicate ideas as well as positively impact and influence team members. The course will also introduce the student to various music team ensembles that provide a new perspective on communication and working together.

study methods 

The learning and teaching strategy is based on research conducted in the current music world as well as encompassing general music and historical facts and figures. The study methods reflect the learning outcomes of the programme.

Study methods include:

  • Analysis and understanding of different music team structures.
  • Exercises in developing effective communication.
  • Case studies showing effective and powerful communication in a music team.
  • Questions and discussions on the art of working together through the metaphor of music and how these same can be implemented into a business team.

The programme consists of 15 compact video tutorials which together paint a comprehensive picture of the subject area. Your knowledge of each section is then reinforced via a real-life case study and discussion question

who should attend 
  • Leaders and managers who have responsibility for team performance or for developing team skills and capabilities
  • Senior-level management, Team Leader, Future Leaders
learning outcome 

After completion of the programme you will be able to:

  • Learn the keys to a successful organization based on analysis of different and empowering music teams.
  • Develop student’s communication skills by learning and implementing effective communication tools that will enhance the student’s ability to listen and be able to clearly communicate ideas.
  • Learn to motivate and inspire others.
  • Develop the student’s ability to quickly adapt and positively impact colleagues and team members.
  • Broaden perspective and understanding of working together through analysis of communication in other industries.
why study online 
  • Study that suits you - You don't have to give up your job or your life to get a new qualification. Our courses fit around your schedule, so you can access your studies anytime, anywhere via a PC, tablet, or your smartphone
  • Engaging multi-media learning resources
  • Make the most of revision applications and receive detailed assessment feedback
  • Network with a vast online community of fellow professionals
Presentation and Public Speaking Skills

Start date: You can enrol at any time throughout the year, and begin studying immediately
Duration: 3 months
Fees: £325
Awarding body: InterActive

course overview 

Presentation and public speaking skills course provides the student with the necessary knowledge and tools to fine-tune their presentation and public speaking skills. The course is based on the experience of long-time performing artists and principles necessary in preparing a top level performing artist, leading to higher level of performance achievement. Step by step the student is led through the process necessary for a successful speech or presentation. Learning, rehearsing, performance takes place at the same time so theory, immediate practice and implementation follow directly.

study methods 

The learning and teaching strategy is based on the knowledge and experience of top performing artists. The study methods reflect the learning outcomes of the programme.

Study methods include:

  • Assessing current presentation skills of individual student
  • Analysis and practice of 2-3 different kind of presentations
  • Exercises in developing effective presentation skills.
  • Case studies showing effective and powerful performances.
  • Enhancing interpersonal skills
  • Learning to motivate and inspire yourself and others
  • Questions and discussions on the art of presentation and performance through the perspective of a top performing artist.
who should attend 
  • Anyone looking to strengthen their presentation and public speaking skills
  • Senior Manager
  • Middle-level Management
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business speakers and presenters
  • Sales Managers
learning outcome 

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Identifying and learning key aspects and conditions (outward and inward) of a performance
  • Identifying and learning key technical presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of the planning and preparation process
  • Learn effective speech technique tools
  • Overcome stage fright
why study online? 
  • Study that suits you - You don't have to give up your job or your life to get a new qualification. Our courses fit around your schedule, so you can access your studies anytime, anywhere via a PC, tablet, or your smartphone
  • Engaging multi-media learning resources
  • Make the most of revision applications and receive detailed assessment feedback
  • Network with a vast online community of fellow professionals
Let’s Play Concertos

Start date: You can enrol at any time throughout the year, and begin studying immediately
Duration: 3 months
Fees: £325
Awarding body: InterActive

course overview 

The course is aimed for students who play an instrument and look to combine their practice and performance with technology. Let’s Play Concertos is a programme developed to enhance the musician’s education by developing innovative ways to listen, learn, practice and perform the easy violin concertos. The programme is based on the Let’s Play Concertos orchestra playalong app that includes 26 easy violin concertos, a number of which are arranged for the viola, cello, flute and clarinet. The student will be able to practice the concertos with the playalong app, using the many features that will help develop a good technique and better understanding of the music.

Study Methods 

The learning and teaching strategy is based on teaching experiences and current developments of including modern technology to the music classroom. The study methods reflect the learning outcomes of the programme. Study methods include:

  • Introducing the student to the concept of incorporating music practice with technology
  • Analysis of music form, understanding the importance of music form in studying a music piece
  • Playalong the easy concertos with the Let’s Play Concertos app
  • Questions and discussions on how modern technology can benefit music practice and performance.
Who Should Attend 
  • Music Students
  • Soon to be music teachers
  • Music teachers looking to combine their performance with technology
  • Amateur musicians
  • Violinist, Cello, Viola, Flute, Clarinet players.
Learning Outcome 

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Improve listening skills
  • Develop rhythm and improve intonation
  • Understand the rich harmonic background
  • Have a deeper appreciation of the music
  • Enjoy the special concert experience
  • Understand the 'whole picture'
  • Build self-confidence
Why Study Online 

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Study that suits you - You don't have to give up your job or your life to get a new qualification. Our courses fit around your schedule, so you can access your studies anytime, anywhere via a PC, tablet, or your smartphone
  • Engaging multi-media learning resources
  • Make the most of revision applications and receive detailed assessment feedback
  • Network with a vast online community of fellow professionals

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