The MMIAM Journey

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

Leading with Passion—Fostering Community Through an International Career

An Interview with Sophie Galaise

Dr. Sophie Galaise joined the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as its first female Managing Director in April 2016. She has been on the board of Symphony Services International since 2013 and was elected Chair in November 2021. She is a member of the Advisory Council of the Harvard Business Review, the Australian Institute of Company Directors …

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Effects of Various Charitable Contribution Ratios under Pay-What-You-Want on Art Museum Revenues (Abridged)

Pay-what-you-want (PWYW) is a participatory pricing mechanism in which buyers can set any price—including zero—for products or services provided by sellers (Kim, Natter and Spann, 2009). Schmidt, Spann and Zeithammer (2015) and Greiff and Egbert (2018) suggested applying PWYW to goods or services with a low marginal cost of production or supply that provide value …

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Music as a Tool for Social Change

A MMIAM Journey Interview with Natalia Puerta

Natalia Puerta is a social cultural manager based in Bogotá, Colombia. She graduated from the MMIAM program in 2020 and has been working at the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá in the time since. Natalia and Brittany sat down recently to chat about the orchestra’s work and her role within the organization. Tell me a little …

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“What’s Important is to Make an Effort”

An Interview with MMIAM Professor Sylvain Audette

Sylvain Audette is a professor and Research Chair in the Management of Energy sector at HEC Montréal. At the university, he teaches several classes, including a six-week Research Methods course for the MMIAM program. This class is notoriously challenging. Continue reading to get to know Sylvain and to learn why it’s important to tough it …

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