The MMIAM Journey

A blog about the Master of Management
in International Arts Management program

About us

Laura Adlers, M.M., Editor Laura Adlers completed her Master of Management in International Arts Management (M.M.) in 2015, through studies at HEC Montréal, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Universidad de los Andes in Bogotà, and SDA Bocconi in Milan. She is the Editor of the MMIAM blog, a new initiative designed to share stories about …

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Audacious New Moves Open Les Grands Ballets’ Season

Alain Dancyger is the Executive Director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and a member of the MMIAM International Advisory Committee. In 2017, Alain, his team and his partners (Agora de la danse, Tangente and l’École de danse contemporaine de Montréal) realized the dream of creating “Espace danse”, an extraordinary international centre for dance in the …

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Laura Adlers, MMIAM editor until 2019

Welcome to the MMIAM Journey

Shining a Spotlight on the Business of the Arts

Throughout my career as an arts manager I have been asked: “But, what exactly is an arts manager? What do you do for a living?” Arts managers are producers of cultural events and managers of cultural products of various disciplines. They manage small to mid-sized cultural not-for-profit organizations, and they are business leaders of larger …

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Subscribers’ Overall Evaluation of a Multi-experience Cultural Service, Tolerance for Disappointment, and Sustainable Loyalty (Abridged)

by Zakia Obaidalahe, Francis Salerno, François Colbert. Both the core product and the peripheral services can trigger emotions in audience members[i]. Indeed, consumers who experience a positive emotion while attending a concert are likely to recommend the orchestra, while negative emotions tend to produce the opposite effect. The consumer’s satisfaction can be seen in terms …

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