Welcome to Hollywood! Understanding Entertainment Industries' Project Driven Culture

MGMT X 452.1

Explore entertainment project management roles, responsibilities, and functions across the industry.


What you can learn.

  • Examine how the entertainment industry has evolved and its effects on the entertainment project management field
  • Learn how entertainment industry projects are developed, packaged, and managed from idea to sale
  • Discover the different project management positions in the entertainment industry
  • Negotiate a basic deal in the entertainment project management discipline

About this course:

This course provides an in-depth overview of entertainment project management roles, responsibilities, and functions. Explore the wide-ranging entertainment industries, including Film, Theater, Theme Parks, Themed Entertainment, Television, Gaming/Interactive, and Live Events. Learn about the people behind the entertainment and the techniques they employ to manage the ideas, budgets, and schedules. People who are new  to this area will learn the basic concepts about how to manage entertainment projects, while working professionals will further refine their understanding of relevant concepts they use in their daily work used in this type of project management. Topics include the roles of project management, estimating, scope/statement of work, an overview of the life cycle, the creative development process, and more. The completion of this course will provide a great introduction to project management in entertainment and prepare students for the second and third courses.

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