Museum management

Accredited training aims: to provide conceptually sound practical guidance and theoretical training in organization, management, psychology, management, economics, law, etc. also in expansion, and development of leadership skills for current museum managers, and prospective institutional leaders, advanced secondary and department managers.

Application deadline: 15 February 2017

120 hour training spreads over 16 days:

  • March 6-9
  • March 27-30
  • April 24 - 27
  • May 8-11

Location of training: Hungarian Open Air Museum - Museum Education and Methodology Centre (2000 Szentendre, Sztaravodai út)

Target groups:

museum professionals

museum leaders

Planned number of participants: 10-20 people


The museum as an institute and organization, types of museums

Aims, mission of museums, modern concepts of museums

Museum systems

Museum legislation

Public procurement

Finance of state-owned institutes

Leadership skills

Planning and organizing of daily operation of museum

Leadership and management, performance management, HR responsibilities

Museums, organizations linked to museums, ICOM code of Ethics

Marketing - as an approach for all the different areas of museum operation - planning

Museum communication

Public relations, relationship with media

Control mechanisms - FEUVE

Multimedia in the museum

Rethinking the museum building

Scientific strategy, research strategyin the museum

Visitors research, research methodology

Services for visitors, providing information - finding the way in the museum

From attraction to experience - planning, organizing, feedback, evaluation of events for diffrent age groups and visitors groups

Cultural services in the museum and museumeducation

Exhibition as communiocation

Collections, collections managemet

Art protection in the museum

Tendering possibilities (EU, domestic and transnational sources

Project work

Career model of museologists

Training conditions apply:

  • Higher education degree/diploma
  • Submit documents needed to apply

Terms of training completion:

  • continuous participation and active involvement in training
  • preparation of final thesis based on the specified topic after the last week of training within thirty working days. Send a brief written report within two years of training every six months on how to utilize the knowledge gained in the training at the participants' own institutes.

Documents needed for registration:

  1. Application form
  2. Survey practice management
  3. Motivation letter
  4. Prior knowledge level - assessment document
  5. Curriculum vitae
  6. List of publications (max. 15 key)
  7. Communication questionnaire

The necessary documents:

Applications by e-mail should be sent in word format (!) Sending application documents does not mean automatic admission to the training.

You can send your application to Katalin Andrikó. E-mail: Mailing address: Hungarian Open Air Museum, Museum Education and Methodology Centre, 2001 Szentendre, Pf: 63