How to be an Entertainment Lawyer and Mastering The Art of Making Meetings Work, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will learn how to prepare for meetings, develop agendas, lead a meeting, differentiate between process and content, use facilitation skills in a meeting, and manage difficult participants.
- Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview A good sales presentation begins when you enter the room, and the best sales presentation methods take into account not only what you’re bringing to sell, but how you present with it.
Why Creating a Dynamite Film, Television, and Music Job Portfolio is Important, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you’ll learn about the different aspects of your job package, including your resume, cover letter, and job portfolio. You’ll also receive a plan that will get you to a job in 60 days, techniques for writing thank-you notes, and tips for choosing your references.
Music Publisher Agreements and Developing How to Write Reports and Proposals, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In the entertainment industry, reports and proposals come in a variety of formats. All formats, however, rely on good writing skills and a solid framework. When you put words on paper—whether for an e-marketing campaign, a business letter, or a marketing/ advertising campaign, you’re making a powerful statement about yourself and your brand. In this e-learning course, you will learn how to write to get the results you desire, make your message clear and concise for your reader, and develop more polished, more powerful written communications than ever before. We recommend that you complete “Business Writing That Works” before beginning this course.
Understanding and Getting in the Game with an E-Commerce Management Agreement, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview E-commerce has been a part of the world’s financial landscape since the mid-1990s. It’s big and it’s getting bigger every day. E-commerce hasn’t replaced brick and mortar stores like some had predicted it would but it is a major part of today’s business world. Learn the skills in this e-learning course to manage your e-commerce business to success.
- Course Time: 8 hours Time to complete: 30 days from date of purchase Take a look in your wallet. How many points, rewards, and loyalty cards do you have? These are all examples of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) programs. What does your business offer to reward existing customers and gain new ones? This e-learning course will introduce the different facets of CRM and identify who the customers really are. It will also analyze the key components of CRM and explore how it can be integrated within your entertainment business.
How Being an Active Listener is a Necessary Critical Skill in Entertainment Law, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Communication skills are at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, at work, or at play. Research shows that we remember between 25 percent and 50 percent of what we hear. That means when you talk the your boss, colleagues, artists, or other people for 5 minutes, they pay attention to less than half of the conversation. By learning to actively listen , you will improve your productivity, as well as your ability to influence, persuade and negotiate in the industry. More importantly, you'll avoid conflict and misunderstandings. All of these are necessary for workplace success in the Entertainment industry. This e-learning course focuses on active listening, which encompasses the best of communication.
- Course Length: 12 Weeks Course Hours: 16 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Research shows that over 80% of lawyers report that networking was an important component of their personal business development plan. In fact, research suggests that for lawyers networking is one of the top five reasons they become involved in bar activities. For most lawyers in the entertainment industry, networking is a foundational means of business development. While the term "networking" is well-known, effective networking is a foreign concept to many. In this e-learning course, you’ll learn the essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections and online spaces such as LinkedIn.
How to Develop an Entertainment Performance Agreement with Global Business Strategies, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 16 Weeks Course Hours: 24 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview This course provides an overview of the various factors that a business must consider before going global. Students will also begin considering how they can expand their business to the global marketplace using a variety of planning techniques. We strongly recommend that participants complete our Entrepreneurship 101 and Basic Business Management programs before taking this course.