Written by Lisa VillaMil, Kara Sevda was debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016. Previously, she was employed as arts program manager for the UW Arts Institute, as multimedia designer at the Center on Education and Work, and as a freelance media and event producer for a wide range of clients in both the non-profit and commercial realms.
The Master of Arts in Business is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( HLC ) and will be reviewed in 2019 for specialized accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ( ACBSP ). ACBSP requires new programs to be in place for two years and have graduates from the program before it will be reviewed for accreditation.
Course work covers strategic planning and thinking, a specific focus on comprehensive revenue development in arts marketing and philanthropy, cultural policy, contract negotiations and labour relations, financial and management accounting, and digital entrepreneurship.
Tuesday evening’s event gathered a representative group of artists from the two county region; branding partners, including local arts organizations, Mayland Community College, Penland School of Crafts, and local government officials (both town and county) filled the ARC on Wednesday.
With his long-standing commitment to Arts/Health and his knowledge and connections across these ten districts, it will be good to support him embedding culture and the arts across all his strategic planning and delivery, with that cultural thread running through everything that Greater Manchester is about.