NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL SUPPORTS AIM-MANAGING THE ARTS PROGRAM
Released on February 2002
THE ASIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT will inaugurate the Singapore
offering of its innovative two-week certificate course for full-time arts
practitioners -- Managing the Arts Program" (MAP) -- from March 11-22, 2002
at Robertson Quay.
Full-time arts practitioners who are Singapore citizens or permanent
residents may apply for a subsidy of 30% of the course fees (Program Fee:
$3,000) under the Professional Skills Development Fund of the National
Hailed by artist-managers in the Philippines as life-changing, the AIM
MAP was first launched in Manila last October, 2001, with National Artist
for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva and several key officers of the Cultural
Center of the Philippines among its pioneer graduates.
The MAP design and delivery is attuned to the language and native
intelligences of artists. It is anchored on Asian values and focuses on
the best management practices of both East and West. Through the AIM's
unique experiential, participative and whole-brain learning method, the
program aims to bridge the creative tension between strategic business
goals and the artistic mission, while developing the full leadership
potential of the transformational manager.
Founded in 1968 by Asian visionaries in cooperation with the Harvard
Business School and the Ford Foundation, the Manila-based Asian Institute
of Management has been noted for its expertise in practitioner-oriented
management education. Ranked by Asia Inc. and Asiaweek among the Top 5
B-Schools in the region, it has also been cited "for setting regionwide
standards for excellence and relevance in training Asian managers for
Asia's development" by the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation. To-date, it
continues to attract regional participants to its degree and certificate
courses in business and development management, entrepreneurship and
Official application forms for those wishing to avail of the grant may
be downloaded from the NAC's website at http:
//www.nac.gov.sg./arts_funding_intro_01 .html. These forms and the
required supporting materials should be submitted to the NAC by February
28, 2002. For inquiries, please call NAC Grants officers at 8379516/7.
Applications are subject to the assessment criteria of the program.
For reservations, you may contact Ms. Grace Lo Si En, Singapore
Liaison; Tel. 90535879; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. And for further
information about the AIM and its Programs, you may also visit the AIM
Website at http//:www.aim.edu.ph, or contact Ms. Frances Billano, Program
Assistant; Tel: (632) 8924011-25 loc. 144; Fax: (632) 8172728; Email: