Postgraduate Diploma in Music Business Entrepreneurship (Online)

Find your place in the music business.

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FORMAT
Cohort-Based Online

WORKLOAD
1 year part-time
(1000h / 40 ECTS)

DATES
2nd Oct 2024 to 11th Jul 2025

LANGUAGE
English

ADMISSIONS
Until 25th Sep 2024

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Programme highlights
40 international industry experts

You will learn from a selection of international professionals in the music industry through video masterclasses and live online sessions.

360 vision

Key figures in the industry will provide you with a complete understanding of the role each person plays in the world of music.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

You will learn to identify business opportunities within all types of organisations and turn them into successful projects.

Validated Business Plan

You will create a business plan that will be validated by entrepreneurs specialised in the music industry.

International Networking

You will build your own network from day one, working closely with peers and professionals from the music industry from all around the world.

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Who is this programme for?

This programme is especially recommended if you identify with the following profile:

You are passionate about music and you want to thoroughly understand how the industry surrounding it works.
You want to be part of the music business but you do not know what role is best for you.
You want to build an international network that will help you grow professionally.
You want to be able to discuss and make decisions regarding any hot topic in the music business.
Syllabus

How does this programme work?

Know-How

This module offers a 360º in-depth understanding of the music business through interaction with a selection of 40 international experts. Insights are gained by watching pre-recorded masterclasses from experts and are internalised through live online Q&A sessions with the same or related experts.

English
15 ECTS
LBDO (Cohort-Based Online)
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Business Planning

With the help of an expert mentor, detect a business opportunity and create a business plan step by step.

English
15 ECTS
Online Learning (LBDO)
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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.

Spanish/English
5 ECTS
AOL (Online)
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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.

Spanish/English
5 ECTS
AOL (Online)
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LBDO

Learning by Doing Online
Cohort-based and online.

AOL

Active Online Learning
Flexible and at your own pace.

Timeline
2024 2025
OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAI JUN JUL
AP
LA
Know-How
Business Planning
Learn from the best experts
Know-How Experts
Practical cases
  • Split sheet agreement and signing strategy
  • Rights management strategy
  • Music selection for a trailer/film scene
  • Sync deal preparation
  • Back catalogue challenge
  • A&R pitch
  • Artist brand development brief for a creative team
  • Release marketing strategy
  • Artist’s profile optimization on DSPs
  • Release package and plan for DSPs
  • Model of a digital aggregator
  • Curation of a playlist
  • Release strategy for a video
  • Artist’s team project
  • Concert planning
  • Concert budgeting
  • Festival sponsorship proposal
  • Plan of a concert tour
  • Ticketing strategy
  • Music trends analytical report
  • Music tech startup analysis
  • Project of a music conference
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Access To IMB Network

This programme will give you access to the IMB Network, an exclusive platform used to find internships, the most important professional music business events and connect with alumni and faculty members.

Enrolment Fee and Discounts

Enrolment Fee

€6,000*

*Final programme price.
See financing options here.

Early Bird Discount

-10%

Paying the full tuition fee before 31st March 2024.

Information Sessions

ONLINE INFORMATION SESSIONS

In these Online Information sessions we will solve doubts and answer questions in relation to our programmes.

BOOK A CALL WITH AN EXPERT PROGRAMME ADVISOR

You will receive a call to answer any questions you may have and to help you choose the best training option for you.

Next Steps
1

Start your application

The application process begins with the payment of a €100 admission fee, which will be deducted from the final enrolment fee or refunded in the case of not being admitted.
2

Send your documentation

Fill out the form with your full information and submit the required documentation.
3

Personal interview

Our admissions department will contact you to arrange a personal interview with the Academic Board.
4

Admission letter

If you are admitted, you will receive a letter of admission with all the information about the enrolment process and relevant information to apply for visas, if necessary.
5

Reserve your place and enrol

You must reserve your place within 2 weeks of being admitted by paying 25% of the tuition fee. The remaining 75% of the tuition fee must be paid before the start of the programme.
6

Go for it!

You are now part of the IMB School international network, the only thing left to do is show what you are capable of and enjoy your journey in the music industry.
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