The Insider's Guide to Music Management

MUSC X 447.31

Discover all that it takes to be a successful music manager from finding out what exactly they do, to avoiding management pitfalls, and understanding how managers work in the independent and digital space.


What you can learn.

  • Explore what a music manager actually does and their importance
  • Learn from industry guests when exactly a musician should hire a manager and other practical questions
  • Introduce yourself to the relationship between musician and manager

About this course:

The music manager's role is crucial to a musician's career success, yet very few people who enter the entertainment industry have any idea what a manager does or how one can help their career. This course is designed to explain the management side of the music business. Find out what music managers do, why they are important, and how to avoid management pitfalls. Lectures, discussion, and industry guests address topics such as when to get a manager, the role of the manager in the indie world, and managing music in the digital age.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

Ready to start
your future?
By signing up, you agree to UCLA Extension’s Privacy Policy.

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning