January 6 - April 13, 2014; distance offering
Instructor: carrie Brooks-Joiner
This distance education course provides an overview of current management theory, practice, and issues in cultural organizations. It takes a leadership perspective to managing cultural organizations and assumes that leadership is required from all levels and aspects of an organization. The course begins with an exploration of the role of cultural organizations in society and the complex legal, ethical, and social values that shape our organizations and the people that lead them. Various issues, including leaders and leadership, social relevenace and impact, and managment systems and tools are discussed. You are challenged to critically analyze the trends and tools at your disposal and the role of your management style and values in guiding planning, decision-making, and evaluation.
On successful completion of the course you will be able to:
Registration Deadline: December 9, 2013, late registrations accepted if space permits
Fee: CAD$630.36 plus coursepack (prices determined by the UVic Bookstore). A CAD$100 registration deposit is required by the registration deadline. UVSS Fees will also be assessed to credit students only. Please refer to our registration and withdrawal policies.
Materials: Students may order the required coursepack from the UVic Bookstore at http://www.uvicbookstore.ca/text/index.php.
Carrie Brooks-Joiner is the owner of the consulting firm Carrie Brooks-Joiner & Associates. The firm specializes in supporting the arts, culture and heritage priorities of non-profit organizations and municipalities. Carrie has been active in the non-profit community for almost three decades and brings expertise in strategic planning, governance, policy development, research, community development and facilitation. Carrie teaches at the university level and is a frequent conference speaker and workshop leader. Her educational background includes a Masters of Museum Studies from the University of Toronto, a Certificate in Voluntary Sector Management (with distinction) from York University and a certificate in non-profit governance from the McMaster University Governance Institute. Carrie is a graduate of the Bay Area Leadership program.
Course Code: HA488A