Understanding Music Distribution Agreements with Thorough Sound Research Skills, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will learn basic research skills, such as reading, memory recall, and note-taking. You will also learn how to create different kinds of outlines for different stages of your project, and how to move from the outline to writing, editing, and polishing. As well, you’ll learn how to find information using the library’s Dewey Decimal System, journals, and the Internet.
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.
Effective Client Inventory Management and Understanding the Nuts and Bolts, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Successful inventory management involves creating a purchasing plan to ensure that items are available when they are needed. It is important to keep track of existing inventory and its use, and competent inventory management seeks to control the costs associated with the inventory. This e-learning course will teach you how to effectively manage these items, which are collectively referred to as “inventory".
How Artist Representation and Giving Effective Feedback is Critical in Entertainment Law, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview As human beings, we crave positive feedback. However, many people will tell you that when they do get feedback, it’s often because of something they have done wrong. Whether feedback is positive or negative, feedback is an essential element of our growth and development. This e-learning course is designed to help entertainment business professionals learn how to provide feedback any time, in ways that is effective and lasting.
CRM: Music Distribution Agreements and Customer Relationship Management, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse 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 to Understand and Negotiate Promotions for a Recording Artist, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 12 Weeks Course Hours: 16 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Negotiating is a fundamental fact of life. Whether you’re negotiating a big deal with lots of money on the table or trying to get your artist to agree to a reasonable contract, the principles are the same. The ability to negotiate successfully can make the difference between success and failure. With this in mind, this e-learning course will teach you to analyze the problem, prepare for a bargaining meeting, take control of your emotions, and foster a collaborative atmosphere during negotiations.
Problem Solving Artist Recording Agreements with Sound Decision Making Techniques, Attorney Ricky AndersonCourse Length: 12 Weeks Course Hours: 16 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview As an entertainment professionals, we make decisions and solve problems continually. Sometimes, we will have made as many as 50 decisions before we leave for work. Despite all the natural decision making that we have to make, some people are very uncomfortable with having to make hard decisions. This e-learning course will show you how to find a decision making process that allows you to identify creative solutions, research decision making strategies, and then put things together in a way that helps make decision making easier.
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.