Tools for Managing Culture
This course, with a strongly instrumental focus, is intended to teach students the basic management methods used across all areas of culture and familiarise them with their practical application. The main focus is based on the direct application of these analysis tools and treatment of the most common management problems.
- The responsibilities of a cultural manager
- Criteria for evaluating projects
- Analysis of the plausibility of a project
- Dealing with costs
- Dealing with investments
- Decision-making in difficult situations
- Management of staff
Course directors and coordinators
Dr. Marta Crispí Cantón
Degree in the History of Art specialising in Plastic Arts from the Central University of Venezuela (2006). Her thesis investigated the transformation of communication between the spectator and the work of art through digital interactivity and part of this research was published in the book “Estéticas del Media Art” (Aesthetics of Art Media) published by the EUMEDNET group of the University of Malaga. Master’s Degree in Cultural Management from the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (2014). She was a research assistant in the Communications Research Institute of the Central University of Venezuela (ININCO-UCV). She has worked as a cataloguing and archiving assistant at the Deposit Guarantee Fund and Bank Protection of Venezuela and has also been a manager and cultural communicator at SWAB Barcelona, the International Trade Fair for Contemporary Art.
Curriculum and subjects
This course offers practical knowledge of the methods and tools necessary for managing cultural activities and institutions, while helping to develop the students’ capacity to apply these resources to solving specific problems through dealing with them appropriately and thereby improving the decision-making process.
Mohammed Elrazzaz (Egypt)
Mr Elrazzaz (Cairo, Egypt) holds a BA degree in Commerce / Economics (from Cairo University), a diploma in Hispanic / Cultural Studies (from the University of Granada) and a Master’s in Cultural Management (from the UIC, Barcelona). He has 10 years of banking experience as Head of International Investor Relations, and 8 years of cultural promotion experience; since he is the founder and mastermind of a cultural community. He was awarded by UNESCO in 2008 for his Cultural Promotion work. He currently lives in Barcelona and collaborates with the Fundación El Legado Andalusí in Granada.
Prerequisites & admissions
Application for admissions
To register or receive more information, please fill out the admission form.
If you are interested in this course offered by the UIC, you shoud follow these easy steps in order to enrol:
- Fill in the application form
- Hand in the following documents personally to the Secretary Office of the Facultat d'Humanitats (Immaculada 22, 08017, Barcelona) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- 2 passport size photos
- Photocopy of passport or ID
- Updated curriculum vitae
- Letter of motivation
Grants & financial aid
Academic year 2018/2019
Members of the UIC Alumni and Friends Association are entitled to a 10% discount.