SSO IP: Sydney Symphony

The course, IP: Sydney Symphony, is an core IP in Term 2 (April, 2005) of the full-time MBA at the AGSM.

The Australian Graduate School of Management has a special relationship with the Sydney Symphony, and after Easter will offer an elective 4-day intensive course to our full-time MBA students, in which they will have the opportunity to consider the management of the SSO from the various perspectives of their MBA study so far: economics, marketing, accounting, organisational behaviour, and data analysis, assisted by the staff and musicians of the SSO, who will brief the students here at the Australian Graduate School of Management and who will host a visit by the students to a rehearsal of the orchestra, at which the students will also be able to talk to the musicians. Working in groups, the students will choose a topic about the orchestra's management on which to write a report. The best reports will be amalgamated and a presentation made to the SSO's management committee by students. This year is the second time we have done this.

2005 Course Outline and Assessment (PDF)

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Last Updated 21 February, 2005
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