IMB School, the home of music business training.
IMB School is the first school specialised in music business training. Our formula is endorsed by more than 70 companies in the sector and by the success of our students, 72% of whom work in the business 6 months after graduating.
100% immersive and practical
You will live an immersive learning experience, familiarising yourself with all areas of the sector. As you progress through this master’s programme, you will be immersed in practical, experiential learning that will inspire your career path.
Real projects with real money
You will be part of a team that will have €3,000 to develop the career of an emerging artist. In addition, you will have €8,500 to produce a festival and release a compilation.
More than 30 industry experts
This programme will allow you to learn from top professionals in the international music sector, through in-person workshops and mentoring sessions.
You will create your own network from day one, working closely with all kinds of professionals in the music and creative industries.
More than 70% get jobs
You will develop the professional skills to succeed in the working world. Over 70% of our students find jobs in the industry just 6 months after graduating.
Who is this Master's for?
This programme is especially recommended for you if you identify with the following profile:
You want to be at the centre of the music business, working closely with artists, festivals and labels, and to do internships in music companies.
You have a global vision of the world and see networking as a powerful tool for the creation of professional opportunities.
You like to understand how things work and to make projects happen.
You are determined and active, and you are 100% committed to growing professionally in the music business.
How does this programme work?
All our training is modular, so each programme includes a specific combination of modules. The Master’s Plus in Music Business Management includes the following combination of modules:
Make It Happen
You will develop music projects in teams (an artist’s career, a festival and a label) with real money and the help of professional experts who will accompany you through workshops and mentoring. 100% immersive and practical.
With the help of an expert coach, you will develop a personal strategy and acquire the skills you need to achieve your career goals.
You will have access to optional internships in some of the most prominent organisations in the sector. We currently have agreements with over 70 organisations.
Advanced Principles (AP)
Theoretical basis of the music business. You will learn about all the roles and business models, how they interrelate with one another and how the money flows.
Legal Aspects (LA)
You will obtain a complete overview of the entire legal basis of the music business. It covers the analysis of the common practices in the main international markets and contracts for each business model.
Learning by Doing In Person
In Person and practical
Learning by Doing Online
Cohort-based and practical
Interactive Online Learning
Cohort-based with experts
Active Online Learning
Flexible and at your own pace.
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Learn from the best
Make It Happen Experts
3.000€ per team
You and your team will receive €3,000 for the recording and release of a single and video clip of the artist you manage.
Your class will receive €8,500 for the organisation of a festival and the release of a vinyl compilation.
You will be mentored through all stages of artist development and challenge resolutions.
Access to Chartmetrics.
Study in Barcelona or Madrid
You can study the Make it Happen module in Barcelona or Madrid. Both locations offer the same quality and learning experience.
Barcelona and Madrid are known for being technological and cultural hubs and are in the spotlight of the international music sector. This programme will allow you to play a leading role in the music industry in these cities from day one.
Make It Happen 2018-22
IMB Label Compilation 2019/20
IMB Label Compilation 2018/19
Music Video "Todo Bien" by Habla de Mí en Presente
Music Video "AWAKE" by NOT U
Live Session "Huracán" by Ademilxhora
Music Video "Standing in the Sun" by Uma
Music Video "No te pilles" by Cristina Len
Music Video "Whatever" by Paula Happys
Live Session "My Soul within The House" by Uma
IMB Artist Talent Magazine 2019
IMB Artist Talent Magazine 2020
Access to IMB Network
This programme will give you access to the IMB Network, an exclusive network used to connect with professionals in the music business, where you can discuss current topics, find job offers and much more.
GENERAL Q&A SESSIONS (ONLINE)
In these sessions you will be able to solve all your doubts about the Master’s in Music Business Management and other IMB School programs.
Available dates – Q&A Online Sessions, English
- September 20th, 2022 – Tuesday – 19h CET
Available dates – Q&A Online Sessions, Spanish
- September 15th, 2022 – Thursday – 19h CET
- September 21st, 2022 – Wednesday – 19h CET
MASTER’S OPEN SESSIONS (ONLINE AND IN PERSON)
In these sessions will cover the Master’s in Music Business Management and all the modules included in it. But most of the session will be related to the main module of the program, the Make It Happen.
Available dates for Online Session, Spanish
- September 19th, 2022 – Monday – 19h CET
- September 26th 2022 – Monday – 19h CET
- September 29th 2022 – Thursday – 19h CET
Available dates for Madrid (Sony Music Spain), Spanish
- No more dates available. Check out the online sessions.
At the in person sessions, you will receive a tote bag with a hard copy of a special brochure edition regarding the Master’s in Music Business Management.