Managing Enterprise in Media, Entertainment, and Sports Summer Institute

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The UCLA Anderson School of Management Summer Institute in Managing Enterprise in Media, Entertainment, and Sports Summer Institute offers undergraduate students and young professionals a one-of-a-kind multi-disciplinary approach to dive into the world of innovating, marketing and managing within the multi-billion dollar business of arts, entertainment, media and sports. While undertaking a high-profile, team-based “internship” type project for a major entertainment enterprise, the Institute will provide students with an overview of the legal, management, marketing and financial aspects of managing a global entertainment and media enterprise. Field experience days allow students to further develop and influence their experience, as they will visit companies, speak to executives and learn, first-hand, about these businesses. 

This six-week intensive Summer Institute offers:

  • All students enroll in “The Business of Entertainment, Media & Sports: Leading Change in Challenging Times.” Students also select one of four tracks for their concentration: Lights, Cameras, Business: TV and Film Industry, Music Industry in the Digital Age, Social Media and Digital Communication, and Sports Marketing and Management
  • "Internship" type projects that add real-world context to case learning and that provide students with high-impact and high-profile professional experience to serve as a foundation for a career in the industry.
  • Institute Speaker Series, offering students expert and inside knowledge from industry thought leaders and top business professors with expertise in media and entertainment. Past speakers have included Arnie Semsky, Barry Axelrod, Gregg Colvin (VP Business Development, Fox Interactive), Joe Kessler (CEO, The Intelligence Group), Ted Yeschin (Wasserman Media Group), Daniel Smith (SVP Digital Marketing, Playboy), Jeffrey Winter (The Film Collaborative).
  • Personalized career management to help students define their career objectives, identify resources, strategize opportunities and make critical networking connections.
  • Industry networking activities that allows for exclusive access to industry leaders and professionals in media and entertainment.
  • For-credit curriculum utilizing the famed Harvard Business School case study method of learning, customized to action-oriented decision making in media and entertainment.

REGISTRATION

APPLICATION PROCESS
This program is open to undergraduate students and to those holding an undergraduate degree. This program is first-come, first-served.


REGISTER ONLINE

Registration is conveniently done online here. In order to guarantee a spot in the program, a valid payment of the non-refundable deposit ($400 for international students; $150 for all others) is required if registering prior to the May 1 payment deadline. After the payment deadline, a full payment of all fees including the non-refundable deposit but excluding any applicable document and IEI fees is required for registration. Registration is not complete until the required payment is made. Those who are not prepared to pay can submit their registration form and retrieve registration at another time to make payment.

This deposit is not refundable under any circumstances including, but not limited to, drop for non-payment and withdrawal, even if you withdraw from the program before it begins. If you withdraw, this deposit will appear as processing fee charge on your BruinBill account. If the program is full, you will not be prompted to make payment. When your application is accepted from the wait list, you will be notified by email with instructions for methods of payment.


MAKE CHANGES

Already submitted the registration form but need to make a change or complete registration? You can easily do so by retrieving your registration. You will need your five-digit registration number that was sent to your email address.


Changes that can be updated or made using the retrieve form include:

  • Paying non-refundable deposit
  • Adding a second program
  • Switching programs
  • Dropping a current program

STUDENT CONDUCT

The UCLA Student Code of Conduct has been developed to maintain a safe, supportive, and inclusive campus community that engages students in order to foster their academic success, personal growth and responsible citizenship. Therefore you are expected to conduct yourself in a manner which demonstrates respect for yourself, your fellow Summer Sessions students, UCLA's faculty members, and members of the local community. Behavior governed by the UCLA Student Code of Conduct includes academic honesty, treatment of others, health and safety, use of resources, and use of alcohol and controlled substances. UCLA’s reputation for academic excellence and institutional integrity is among the most valued assets; as such, academic integrity is of paramount importance and UCLA does all within its power to maintain its standards.

 

During the summer, matriculated UCLA students and visiting students alike are members of our diverse and inclusive True Bruin community. For more information on the student code of conduct, please visit the Dean of Students' website.

PROGRAM DATES

JUNE 23 - AUGUST 1, 2014

IMPORTANT DATES

FEBRUARY 1: Registration opens HERE

MARCH 2: FAFSA deadline for current UCLA students

APRIL 1: Housing Application available (Film Production II not eligible for UCLA Housing)

APRIL 1: Financial Aid Application available for current UCLA students

APRIL 30: Financial Aid Application due for priority consideration, current UCLA students only

MAY 1: Payment deadline 

MAY 1: Summer parking permits available through Transportation

JUNE 1: Refund deadline

JUNE 23: Program starts

JULY 4: No classes - Independence Day

AUGUST 1: Program ends

 

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