Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Arts Entrepreneurship26508/3084/2324/1/49
Study guide

Arts Entrepreneurship

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion within Music
    • Composition within Music
    • Guitar within Music
    • Wind and Brass Band conducting within Music
    • Instrument (Jazz) within Music
    • Harpsichord within Music
    • Choir Conducting within Music
    • Organ within Music
    • Orchestra Instrument within Music
    • Piano within Music
    • Pianoforte within Music
    • Voice within Music
    • Voice (Jazz) within Music
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    • Composition
    • Conducting
    • Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Jazz
  • Master of Arts in Music
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Malaise Jeroen
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Educational organisation (text)

Group lessons

Learning outcomes (list)

The student is aware of the financial, commercial and legal aspects of international professional practice and can apply this in the own artistic practice
The student builds up iinsightful experience thanks to dealing with a case study related to a project or career plan.
The student connects with organisations that are responsible for the diverse regulations faced by budding performing artists.
The student develops funadmental marketing and management skills and can apply these for the enhancement of his or her own projects and career.
The student acquires understanding of the (market) value of his of her art via the basic strategies of creative entrepreneurship.

Course content

Arts Entrepreneurship deals with the themes which confront a performing artist at the start of his or her career in the professional field. The lessons provide a theoretical foundation which subsequently, using real-life cases, are translated into performance practice. The themes which are offered are:
Status of the artist (social and employment law)
The formation of organisations
Subsidy application files

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials20,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours70,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeProject assignment50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodProject assignment50,00
Evaluation(s) for both exam chances, not reproducible in re-sit exam
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)50,00

Evaluation (text)

See the Vademecum.