The MMIAM Journey

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

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We must never forget the silence we have experienced

Two years without live performances around the world - A MMIAM Journey interview with Laura Adlers

Laura Adlers is a culture manager and producer with extensive experience working in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors in Canada, the United States and internationally. She has been the Executive Director of The Elora Singers and Festival since March 2020. In addition to her work as a culture manager and producer, she is also a …

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Inside and Outside the Boardroom

Collaborative Practices in the Performing Arts Sector (Abridged)

Arts organizations all over the world today find themselves operating in a climate of change and uncertainty, compelling them to act more strategically, reinvent their governance structure and restructure their business model (Fanelli et al. 2020; Reid and Turbide 2012). The numerous initiatives for improving performance around the world have, however, resulted in very different …

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Artistic Practice in Corporate Environments, an Emerging Market

An Interview with Eric Yang

For Eric Yang, the MMIAM program combined his love of the arts and interest in business. In the almost three years since, he has lived in Amsterdam and worked as a consultant for Deloitte, bridging artistic practice and corporate environments. Eric is a musician, who has put out three albums and several commercials and film …

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Creating a more inclusive world

An Interview with Ysabel Viau, Founder and CEO of ACCULTURA

Combining her passion for cultures and communications, Ysabel Viau is the founder and CEO of ACCULTURA, a company that provides organizations with sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion solutions. Using her more than 30 years of experience, Ysabel developed and teaches Global Marketing Communications for the Arts to MMIAM students at HEC Montréal. Tell me a …

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