Business Programs

Entertainment Management

Explore the entertainment business at the NSLC on Entertainment Management.
  • Level: High School
  • Grades: Enrolled in 9-12
  • Length: 9 days
Do you want to work with entertainment’s biggest names behind the scenes? Actors and musicians don’t just gain fame and fortune accidentally and big time events and concerts don’t just happen. It’s extremely hard work and you’ll see why as you get an insider’s view of the twists and turns of the entertainment world at the NSLC on Entertainment Management.

Program Highlights

Client Management simulation
Guide your client through career pitfalls and successes as you negotiate contracts, handle the press and respond to daily challenges

Guest Speakers
Meet and learn from entertainment professionals on the front lines, including agents, publicists, studio executives, event planners, corporate sponsors and others

Event Management simulation
Plan and execute a major event like an awards show, film festival or rock concert.

Dates & Locations

Hands-On Simulations

The NSLC on Entertainment Management high school program uses an interactive approach to learning that gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the challenging complexities of the entertainment world. You and your team will experience the ups and downs of managing the career of a star during a realistic client management simulation. You will control your client’s fortunes as you negotiate contracts, land sponsorship deals, and manage public opinion.

Our college-level lecture series will give you a foundation of knowledge on entertainment management.
Topics include:

Entertainment Management Simulations

Exclusive Guest Speakers

While at the NSLC, you will meet with and learn from leaders in the world of entertainment management.
Guest speakers may include:

Jessica Sherman
Casting Associate, April Webster Associates

Courtny Catzel
Agent, International Creative Management (ICM)

Henry Root
Entertainment Lawyer, Lapidus, Root & Sacharow, LLP

Sharon Paz
Agent, Abrams Artists Agency

Amy Williams
Film Producer

Dr. Paul Lisnek
Talk Show Host and Political Analyst, WGN-TV

Anna Lewkowska
Agent, Arc Artist Management

Edwin McPherson
Entertainment Lawyer, McPherson Rane LLP

Lakshmi Eassey
Writer and Producer, Tiny World Productions

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

An important part of the NSLC is seeing the sites around some of our nation’s greatest cities. These trips are designed as both sight-seeing tours and exclusive educational trips specifically tailored to the area of Entertainment Management. 
These trips may include:

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Warner Bros Studios
  • Dolby Theater
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • LA Live
  • Farmers Market

Leadership Training

At the heart of the NSLC is a leadership curriculum designed to build concrete leadership skills that will help you succeed. Interactive lectures and small-group workshops will give you an opportunity to build upon your strengths and minimize your weaknesses.
Leadership topics tailored to the Entertainment Management program include:


Program tuition includes housing, all on-campus meals, course materials, academic expenses, and activities. Tuition also includes chartered, air-conditioned motor coaches for off-campus briefings and tours. 

Note: Students are responsible for the cost of travel to and from the program as well as individual spending money for souvenirs, laundry, and a few off-campus meals during fields trips and tours.

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