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Entertainment Management - Toronto

In order to thrive, artists need a team of professionals that can manage everything from promotion to finance to contract negotiation.

Entertainment management is a thriving industry that is filled with exciting job roles and has become increasingly popular with students. Media and entertainment is a vast field with a multitude of sectors that require experts to handle the business aspect of things.

Studying music event and entertainment management programs is an excellent way to understand the huge spectrum of the entertainment industry and gain competencies needed for managerial roles.

The program offers essential learnings in management, video production, entrepreneurship, entertainment design, online marketing, record production and more. Students will gain valuable skills through theoretical studies and practical application, making them competent to handle business and financial management, marketing, talent and production management and other necessary responsibilities.

Entertainment management is an enterprising field that has a huge demand and is suited for students looking to make a successful and dynamic career ahead.


Throughout this program, you’ll learn about all of these aspects starting with Essentials of Management, Accounting and Entrepreneurship right through to a practical internship in your final term which will provide you with the experience needed to thrive in your future career.

Once you have completed the program, you’ll be prepared for a number of different roles in entertainment organizations, including record companies, music publishers, music licensing organizations, recording studios, concert promoters, broadcasters and online services.

Tuition fees

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Key facts

Intakes: January, April, July and October

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960 hours

12-months (48 weeks)

4 terms


Daytime classes

Diploma Program

Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and Grants are available for a limited time. *T&Cs apply.

Program Overview

This term is dedicated to building your business skills. Students learn the essentials of artist management, including how to plan concert tours and shows, sales and distribution, event management, promotion and merchandising, video production and financial administration.

  • Essentials of Management - 22.5h
  • Artist Management - 35h
  • Accounting - 22.5h
  • Broadcasting Industry - 22.5h
  • Sales & Distribution - 22.5h
  • Event Management - 22.5h
  • Careers - 22.5h
  • Entrepreneurship - 22.5h
  • Communications - 22.5h
  • Video Production - 22.5h

Term 2 is focused on building your computer skills. Throughout this term, you’ll cover the increasingly important fundamentals of web design, graphic advertising and online marketing as well as transferable skills that are promotional necessities in today's competitive marketplace.

  • Web Development – 85h
  • Entertainment Design – 130h
  • Sales & Distribution for Film & TV – 22.5h
  • Online Marketing – 22.5h

Your third term will focus on the music industry and the changing climate of the music business. You will also consider the role played by agents and managers, with valuable information about publishing and copyright law, tour management and record production being taught.

  • Music Industry Overview – 35h
  • Music Publishing & Copyright Law – 22.5h
  • Music Industry Marketing I – 45h
  • Music Industry Marketing II – 45h
  • Music Industry Contracts – 22.5h
  • Management – 22.5h
  • Record Production – 22.5h
  • History of Music – 22.5h
  • Intro to Sound Engineering – 22.5h

The final term is dedicated to a 180-hour internship in a relevant position. This will enable you to apply your acquired skills in a real-world environment in order to prepare you for employment within the entertainment industry.

  • Music Industry Internship - 180h

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Skills and Competencies

You will gain a wide variety of competencies within this program in the following areas:

  • Business communications
  • Artist management
  • Entertainment marketing: contracts, promotion, publicity, digital distribution, etc.
  • Introduction to record companies
  • Introduction to intellectual properties
  • Principles of the entertainment industry


Career Outlook

Our graduates pursue successful careers in the following roles:


  • A&R representative
  • Artist manager
  • Booking agent
  • Event manager
  • Music supervisor
  • Promoter
  • Publicist
  • Social media marketing
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