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Ticketmaster UK Partners with Henley Business School for MBA Scholarship

Good news for music industry executives as they can plan to apply the funded course, with mentoring from Ticketmaster UK, a Live Nation Entertainment company. It has undertaken a partnership programme with Henley Business School, a reputed business school in Europe for the new scholarship. The scholarship covers the full tuition fees to every MBA for Music & Creative Industries student. The programme is open for both managers having experience in entertainment industry and those wishing to pursue the same.

The course include subjects related to creative industries with basics on copyright and intellectual property management, branded content, and the evolution of business models in the space. The course runs for a duration of 30 months, which is again opted in a part-time, flexible format. The scholarship will be in actual process with the start of applications procedure from 28th May, 2014 onwards.

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Talking on the same occasion Simon Presswell, Ticketmaster UK Managing Director said, “Sponsoring the TicketMaster Award produces not only better productivity in creative but also helps to improve the economy of the nation. As per the statistics of CBI, the UK creative industries‡ has provided a major contribution to the economy which stands at £36 billion accounting for nearly 10.6% of the UK‡s exports giving employment opportunities with 1.5 million jobs.

Music & Creative industry expert, entrepreneur and Henley MBA Programme Director, Helen Gammons says, “We are delighted to be working with Ticketmaster UK, this partnership provides a unique opportunity for our students to become involved in a world leading brand and gain a unique insight into their business.” Interested students need to submit an essay on the topic- qualities of leadership in the entertainment industry, while applying for the same programme.

A panel representative of Henley and Ticketmaster will judge the work of the shortlisted candidates. The person eligible for scholarship will be announced by the end of October 2014 and the programme is scheduled to start by March 2015. Henley career development service provides students with the access to online databases including. Weekend programmes on social media are equally beneficial for students too.

They can also obtain information from MBA for Music & Creative Industries – Careers.

Student can access the following link for more information, scholarship announcement.