The Performing Arts Entrepreneurship certificate combines entrepreneurial coursework in accounting, marketing, and financial management with courses focused on arts management and leadership practices in both commercial and non-profit arts organizations. Students examine methods for sustaining a career in the performing arts and for making their art viable in the marketplace.
This certificate is a cooperative effort between the
The goal of the certificate is provide undergraduates studying the arts the tools necessary to lead arts organizations and arts-based ventures. As the founders of so many arts organizations retire, a leadership vacuum is developing across the country. Students can apply the best practices of the business world to advance their individual arts disciplines. Arts entrepreneurship connects the world of art with the marketplace.
Note: This certificate may not be combined with the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management as the University of Iowa considers these programs to be overlapping certificates.