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Students Learn How to Organize Creative Ideas into Successful Enterprises in Jennifer Kim-Matsuzawa’s and Allison Henry’s Business Models Class

By Joshua BaggettHarnessing creative energy into a thriving business requires an understanding of the underlying framework that supports and sustains various business ventures. During the Winter 2019 quarter, Jennifer Kim-Matsuzawa’s and Allison Henry’s “Business Models” class offered MSLCE students an in-depth overview of the key elements businesses need to meet growth, hit profitability targets, and

Learning By Doing: Cultural Non-Profit Organizations with Larissa Buchholz

By Brenna C. CroninWith an emphasis on strategic planning, understanding boards and governance, and the role of executive leadership in nonprofit organizations, Professor Larissa Buchholz led our cohort through an intensive nonprofit leadership training course this winter quarter. Deep dives into volunteer management, the role of social media, audience development, fundraising, and corporate partnerships, paired

MSLCE Students Look Inward, Learn to Define Leadership with Professor Brenda Booth

by Thomas WallOn the first day of Professor Brenda Ellington Booth’s Personal Leadership Insights course, a simple question was posed to the class: what is leadership?As students in a master’s program called “Leadership for Creative Enterprises,” it’s a question that we hadn’t yet taken the time to truly consider. Professor Booth asked us to see

Economics for Creatives

By Claudia EncinasThere seems to be a rumour going around that creative minds and numbers don’t mix, and we are therefore afraid to even think about financial aspect of our various pursuits. Professor Cory Sandrock, however, proved to us that that isn’t always the case during his Economics of Creative Enterprises course for the MSLCE

Interpreting Data in Creative Roles: Culture and Arts Analytics

By ALYSSA HOLCOMBI’ll admit – initially, I was pretty nervous to take a masters-level course with “analytics” in the title. I’ve never been a numbers-minded person – I’d much rather take the reins with my words when explaining things. But after taking Agnes Horvat’s Culture & Arts Analytics class as part of the MSLCE program,

New Lessons in Familiar Packaging: Organizational Processes in Creative Enterprises

By Tom WallIt’s something completely new wrapped in something familiar. In so many ways, Pablo Boczkowski’s Organizational Processes in Creative Enterprises course was unlike anything I had ever experienced in the classroom before. While I knew nothing about the three lenses approach to analyzing companies, heuristics and decision-making biases, or the pros and cons of