Develop artists and repertoire

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUSMGT503A, 'Develop artists and repertoire'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop artists and repertoire' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Monitor new and emerging musical trends

1.1 Listen critically to a broad range of music to assess commercial potential of new and emerging trends

1.2 Monitor and assess commercial potential of new and emerging trends via information sources

1.3 Develop and maintain strategic relationships with a broad range of known and new industry contacts

1.4 Exploit information sources to predict and influence current and future music market trends and make judgements as to the marketability of new artists

2. Find and develop new musical talent

2.1 Analyse, plan and balance artistic and commercial risk in the selection of new artists

2.2 Assess current audience response to new artists and calculate potential audience response in a variety of performance situations

2.3 Discuss potential music market trends and product development with artists and artists' managers

2.4 Assign artists to appropriate producers and ensure recording approach complements artists' repertoire

2.5 Mentor artists in a supportive manner to optimise their artistic and commercial development

3. Facilitate agreements with artists

3.1 Provide company with realistic view of artists' potential and proposed approach to artistic and commercial development

3.2 Advise artists about obtaining legal advice with regard to negotiating contracts

3.3 Monitor the process of drafting agreements between artists and company and facilitate process as required

3.4 Document agreements, distribute to all parties and ensure negotiations are kept within budget

4. Monitor progress of artists' agreements

4.1 Monitor level of income generated from sales of artists' recordings

4.2 Provide reports to management on commercial viability of artists as required

4.3 Anticipate any agreements that are likely to lead to a loss for the company and recommend appropriate action

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSMGT503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS60309 - Advanced Diploma of Music Business