Jun 13th 2016

The Organisation of cultural Enterprises (EMMA)

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Whenever a group of people work together, we need to think about organisation. If we can guarantee successful organisation, then the results will be good. This course is for anyone who works, or would like to work, in an organisation, or would simply like to know how they work. With a focus on the cultural heritage sector, and how organisations in the field work.

The study of organisations is becoming more and more important for anyone who intends to work in cultural heritage management and needs to deal with the different professional figures in the sector and local and international regulations. The link between cultural, organizational dynamics and management and new frontiers of social innovation is, in fact, stronger than ever. The course offers you the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge useful for understanding the operation of public and private cultural organizations. It is proposed to illustrate how we design tasks within a cultural organization and what are the procedures used to coordinate the work of members of a company. The learning of the internal dynamics and external organizations will always be supported by case studies and examples from the world of cultural heritage, in particular there will be theoretical and practical insights on the processes of organizational design and criteria that are the basis of the choice of organizational form.

Learning Objectives:

With this course you will then learn how to use organizational resources as a means of enhancing the company also efficient in the management of cultural heritage. You'll start from the beginning if you like more or applying them directly to your cultural organization: follow the course and share your experiences in the field with the instrument Conversation!

The educational objectives are therefore:

- Knowledge of the basic principles of business organization and the process of organizational design;

- The application of the principles as tools for management of cultural heritage, in particular international and Italian.


6 lessons, with a new release each week:

1- The concept of organisation

2- The domain boundaries and the field of cultural heritage and activities

3- The design of the individual positions

4- The design of the macrostructure

5- The lateral links

6-The choice of the decentralisation degree