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EIT 222 Artist Management
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: The responsibilities and relationships with performers and managers, as well as third party business associates in the music industry will be explored. Topics include managing independent and contracted artists and the manager's role in touring, personal appearances, concert performances/recording, arranging bookings, maintaining contracts, setting up and monitoring budgets. Students will learn to locate, initiate, and then manage performers.

Prerequisites: EIT120

Corequisites: EIT120 must be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite.

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) In written or oral discourse, describe the key considerations in a relationship between a manager and the artist(s) represented.
2. (Evaluation Level) Summarize the development of an artist(s) including image promotion based on effective industry techniques presented in class.
3. (Knowledge Level) In written or oral discourse, define roles of: record company, booking agent, entertainment attorney, business manager, tour manager, and management company as they relate to an artist(s).
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate various management contracts with an artist(s) to include: term, money flow, variables, forms, issues, and post-term considerations.
5. (Evaluation Level) Assess the performing characteristics of a fictional artist(s) and create an appropriate brand.
6. (Synthesis Level) Create a career plan for a fictional artist(s) to include:
a) developing a strategy
b) setting benchmarks
c) developing a budget
d) launching the career
e) fostering the career
f) plan a small tour
7. (Analysis Level) In written or oral discourse, distinguish different stages and tactics involved in a negotiation process.
8. (Synthesis Level) Arrange and secure performance, recording, licensing, and personal appearance contracts for a fictional artist(s).
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None