CMU INSIGHTS TRAINING HUB

Our In-House Seminars

In-house training for music companies and organisations




CMU Insights is a leading provider of training to the music industry – we run in-house seminars for a wide range of music companies and organisations.

They utilise our courses to enhance their own training programmes and to assist in the continued professional development of their employees or members.

We have a menu of two hour seminars to choose from outlined below. These sessions can also be adapted to fit a client’s specific requirements and time-slots, and we can develop brand new courses to meet a client’s needs too.

Standalone seminars cost £499 (two hour seminar) or £799 (half day seminar) plus VAT and travel costs outside London. Though packages can be put together for clients seeking a range of courses.

To discuss our in-house seminars or to book a session call 020 7099 9050 or email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk.



INTRODUCTORY SEMINARS

These seminars are designed for those new to the music industry. This includes new recruits, those new to the UK market, or start-ups and brands working with the music business for the first time.

Seminars include:
INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
MUSIC BUSINESS EXPLAINED FOR BRANDS OR START-UPS
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE UK MUSIC MARKET

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SECTOR SEMINARS

These seminars provide timely overviews of different strands of the music industry. They serve both as a beginner’s guide to each strand and also as a guide to all the recent trends and developments that have occured in the specific sector that is in the spotlight.

Seminars include:
THE LABEL BUSINESS
THE MANAGEMENT BUSINESS
THE DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS

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MUSIC RIGHTS SEMINARS

These seminars put the spotlight on music rights, copyright law and the music rights sector. They include both introductory and more advanced sessions on the management and monetisation of music rights.

Seminars include:
MUSIC RIGHTS – AN OVERVIEW
MUSIC LICENSING – AN OVERVIEW
THE MUSIC RIGHTS SECTOR – AN OVERVIEW
ENFORCING MUSIC RIGHTS

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DIGITAL MUSIC SEMINARS

These seminars provide an overview of the digital music market, including market trends and key services, as well as the inner workings of digital licensing and the streaming business.

Seminars include:
THE DIGITAL MUSIC MARKET
DIGITAL LICENSING EXPLAINED

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MUSIC MARKETING SEMINARS

These seminars put the focus on music marketing and fanbase building, reviewing the tools and tactics employed by music marketers, current trends in music marketing, and how new artists and their business partners go about building a fanbase.

Seminars include:
THE MUSIC MARKETING TOOLKIT
WHERE SOCIAL FITS IN
WHERE MUSIC MEDIA FIT IN

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LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

These timely seminars run through all the latest trends and developments in the music business in the last twelve months.

Seminars include:
KEY MUSIC BUSINESS TRENDS 2019
KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN MUSIC RIGHTS

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These seminars are led by Chris Cooke, Founder and Managing Director of CMU. Chris has written about the music business daily for over fifteen years and is a leading expert on the sector, often speaking about best practice and current trends at conferences and events around the world.

He also has hands-on experience working on music and marketing projects involving artists, labels, brands and media, and he authored the book ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ for the UK’s Music Managers Forum. With degrees in English and Law, Chris is an experienced trainer who also has expertise in media, marketing, PR and communications.



CMU Insights provides training to hundreds of music industry professionals each year via our own seminar and masterclass programmes; in-house training for music companies like Sony Music, Warner Music, Soundcloud, ie:music and ATC Management; courses for members of industry organisations like BPI, MMF, IMRO and the Musicians’ Union; and sessions for the likes of the British Council, Music Norway, Tanzania Performing & Publishing Rights and the Association Of Caribbean Copyright Societies.



“CMU Insights are really good at explaining the complexities of the music industry in a very accessible way and are always up to date on all the latest developments. We get consistently great feedback from our members for the seminars they run”.
Casandra Strauss, Senior Special Projects Manager, BPI

“The CMU Insights training session was incredibly useful for the team here and the level of detail, aligned with the insightful analysis of it all, was mind blowing. A superb session from start to finish!”
Phil Middleton, General Manager, ATC Management

“We’ve been working with CMU Insights for a few years now and their ‘introduction to the music industry’ workshop is great. Chris has a huge amount of knowledge on the subject, and his passion and enthusiasm help make the session engaging and insightful”.
Lou Stirna, L&D Advisor, Sony Music UK



To discuss our in-house seminars or to book a session call 020 7099 9050 or email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk.