The course takes place in period

3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The comptetence in this study unit is Leadership in

the Creative Industry

SDG:s 4, 8, 9 and 10

Learning outcomes


You are familiar with theories and concepts about

management in creative organizations and can apply

this purposefully in various projects and in the

field. You know how to search for and critically

review information about your industry.


You understand the different parts of management

and the cultural producer's different roles within

artist management. You can search for information

about your industry and critically review it. You

can lead teamwork within creative organizations

and understand what this requires of both you and

the rest of the team.


You have an ethical and respectful approach that

permeates your actions and takes into account the

industry's ecosystem. Through your approach, you

promote an equal organization where the aim

is inclusion and sustainable development.

Course contents

This course will treat the identity as manager,

agent, promoter and various ways to support artists

in their careers and professional development.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Literature and links will be on itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours
  • Seminars - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

For a passing grade, the student is required to

take the following examinations:

1. Kickoff assignment (learning objectives) 5/100

2. Mapping assignment 50/100

3. Assignments and reflections during the course


4. Portfolio 15/100

A passed grade (grade 1) requires 50/100 p.


  • Grönvall John
  • Hafrén Mia
  • Löv Monica
  • Silin Richard


Bäck Maria

Group size

No limit (11 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-12-16 to 2023-01-10

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2023-01-17 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Artist Management Silin Richard
2023-01-19 09:15 - 11:30 B327 Artist Management Silin Richard
2023-01-24 09:00 - 12:00 Artist Management Studietillfället äger rum på zoom: Grönvall John
Silin Richard
2023-01-26 10:00 - 12:00 Artist Management Studiebesök till Zetterberg Gallery, Ludvigsgatan 3-5 A, ett stenkast från Dianaparken. Hafrén Mia
2023-01-27 10:00 - 12:00 Artist Management Gästföreläsning, undantagsvis på Zoom. Länk publiceras på itslearning. Hafrén Mia
2023-01-31 09:15 - 11:30 B327 Artist Management Hafrén Mia
2023-02-02 09:30 - 12:00 B327 Artist Management Gästföreläsning med Malou Olander (ACE productions) Hafrén Mia
2023-02-03 10:15 - 12:00 Artist Management Studiebesök till Rights and Brands; Adress: Sundholmsstranden 7 L, vån. 4. Det är samma hus som Tingsrätten på Sundholmen, på den norra stranden mot västerleden. Hafrén Mia
Silin Richard
2023-02-06 10:45 - 12:30 Artist Management Studiebesök till Warner Music Finland, där vi träffar Fredi Lundén. Under besöket berättar Fredi bl.a. hur en A&R på skivbolag arbetar och stöder bolagets artister och låtskrivare. Hafrén Mia
2023-02-07 09:00 - 12:00 Artist Management Studietillfället äger rum på zoom: Grönvall John
2023-02-09 09:30 - 12:00 B326 Artist Management Gästföreläsning med Ellinor Zetterberg (Zetterberg Gallery) Hafrén Mia
2023-02-23 09:30 - 12:00 B327 Artist Management Q&A med Kjell Westö Bäck Maria
Hafrén Mia
2023-03-02 09:15 - 11:15 Artist Management Studiebesök till Live Nation. där vi träffar Mirkka Rautala, director ? Operations & Development, samt Matti Kaunisvesi, som leder agenturverksamheten. Träff kl. 9.15 vid Live Nations office. Adress: Työpajankatu 13 | 00580 Helsingfors Silin Richard
2023-03-07 09:30 - 12:00 B327 Artist Management Q&A med Teemu Muurimäki (Kläddesigner) och Sofia Oksanen (Stylist) Hafrén Mia
2023-03-08 13:00 - 16:00 Artist Management studietillfället äger rum på zoom: Grönvall John
2023-03-13 09:15 - 12:00 B328 Artist Management Hafrén Mia

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