Creative Manitoba: Arts Management Boot Camp, August 20 - 24

August 20-24, 2018, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Registration deadline: Early bird June 29, 2018

Final deadline August 13, 2018

Price: $600 if paid by June 29, 2018 / $750 if paid after June 29, 2018 / $375 Rural Member

Fees include online course materials and textbook. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Please note, Creative Manitoba is an approved third party trainer for the Canada Manitoba Jobs Grant (CMJG). Apply by April 13, 2018 to have 2/3 of your training costs covered. More information below.

A one-week arts management intensive for emerging to mid-career arts administrators and managers.

Using individual and group learning approaches, with an emphasis on community-building among participants, the program focuses on principles of management as applied to the arts sector including modules in:

-Boards & Governance


-Long-term Planning

-Funding & Government Relations



-Communication and Negotiations

-Human Resources

-Project Management

Course work will include a mix of lectures, case studies, reading assignments, team projects, round tables, networking, and site visits. This course is ideal for arts workers ranging from part-time administrators to mid-level managers who wish to increase their management capacity and confidence.

The program is led by Camilla Holland, Executive Director of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and will include senior guest lecturers from across Manitoba's arts community.

Instructor: Camilla Holland is the Executive Director of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Canada's first regional theatre. Prior to Royal MTC, Camilla was the General Manager at Toronto's Tarragon Theatre. Camilla has worked for a wide variety of professional theatres across Toronto, including large institutions (Canadian Stage Company), theatre for young audiences (Young People's Theatre), new play developers (Factory Theatre), and creation-based companies (Volcano Theatre). She produced the SummerWorks Theatre Festival (1997 and 1998) and numerous independent productions. She was the Theatre Officer at the Toronto Arts Council for two years and worked in education and outreach, marketing and fundraising, production and touring.

Funding: Creative Manitoba is an approved trainer for the Canada Manitoba Jobs Grant CMJG. Employers are strongly encouraged to apply to assist with training costs. You may be eligible for funding for 2/3 or more of the cost of training. The first intake of the 2018/19 CMJG is open now and closes Friday, April 13, 2018. CMJG applications should be submitted through Creative Manitoba. Contact Carol Finlay at 204-927-ARTS (204-927-2787) or toll free at 1-866-802-1104 for more info.

Individuals who are paying for their own training are encouraged to apply to the Manitoba Arts Council Travel/PD fund.

After applying for funding, if cost is still a barrier to participation, please contact us.