Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
1. “CULTURAL MANAGEMENT IN MONGOLIA” / KUMA'19 / program is significant by being not only an advanced intensive training program to provide high level professional knowledge, but also a long-term program that provides regular feedback to graduates, strengthens cooperation between organizations and further develops cultural development to international standards. 2. The KUMA’19 program is based on the experience of the Arts & Media Administration, a two-year master’s program at the Institute for Arts & Media Management of the Freie Universitaete Berlin, which has trained cultural managers and leaders in Germany for the past 30 years. 3. The training is equivalent to credit hours of a one-year master's program and is supported by an official certificate stamped by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany and IKMW. 4. Combined with advanced theory and practice of international cultural management standards, this exchange program is unique in that it compares, analyzes, and discusses Mongolian management on the German-European as well as Anglo-American examples. 5. During the internship and exchange training, there are open discussions and professional exchanges with international experts, providing management tools commonly used in cultural organizations, improving the understanding and skills of international exchanges and project cooperation, and initiating organizational and international partnerships.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
1. Contributed in improving the culture and arts infrastructure, its sustainable development, the state's sustainable cultural policy system and implementation, and expanded inter-sectoral and international cooperation by improving the management, governing and human resource skills of organizations in the arts and culture sector through international professional methods. 2. Managers of Mongolian museums, theaters, dance, performing arts, galleries and public and private organizations engaged in various cultural activities are trained at the international level through an exchange program that combines theory and practice. The selection of male and female managers was 45/55 percent, and the program also included selection of local managers and managers of cultural centers for communities with hearing disability. 3. Cooperation between German and Mongolian cultural organizations has expanded and the next phase of projects has been launched. 4. As a result of the KUMA’19 program, the specifics of the Mongolian cultural sector and the level and capacity of human resources were studied in more detail, and the diversification of the program in the coming years was adapted to the Mongolian context.