Singapore University of Social Sciences

Venue Management in Performing Arts Spaces

Venue Management in Performing Arts Spaces (EMT223)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1391.78 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


EMT223 Venue Management in Performing Arts Spaces aims to provide students the foundations necessary to understand how to plan, support and manage performing arts spaces. The course covers areas such as strategic planning, programme planning, venue sales, managing operational resources and facilities management. In addition, students will be provided with an overview of the local arts industry.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Overview of the Performing Arts industry in Singapore
  • Commercial Business/Funding Model
  • Grant, Sponsorships, and Governance
  • Security Management
  • Building Services and Engineering
  • Types and Purposes of Performing Arts Venues
  • Venue Sales and Hire
  • Performing Space Operations (Production)
  • Front of House Operations (CX)
  • Customer Experience
  • Box Office Management (Ticketing)
  • Post-production Management

Learning Outcome

  • Describe and recognise a performing arts space
  • Analyse the performing arts industry in Singapore
  • Categorise and manage resources necessary for performances
  • Operate a performing arts facility
  • Schedule events within performing arts venues
  • Develop a business model for performing arts venues
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