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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

MSLCE Students Learn How to Turn a Good Business Into a Great One

By: Charlie WeinSo, you have an innovative idea,  strong networking, financial stability, and  brand recognition; you’ve got a good business, which is…good, but how do make it great? Students in the Leadership for the Creative Enterprises program spent winter term with professor Cory Sandrock figuring out how to take a good business and make it

Students Learn to Speak the Language of Finance in Economics of Creative Enterprises Course

By Nick RomanMany MSLCE students enter the program with a plethora of creative business ideas, but how do you convince investors to fund your project? This quarter, students learned how speak the language of finance through professor Cory Sandrock’s course, Economics of Creative Enterprises. Topics in economics, accounting, external finance needed (EFN), and valuation culminated

Faculty Spotlight: Cory Sandrock on the Financial Side of the Creative Sector

Cory Sandrock, who teaches the Business of the Creative Sector, knows a lot about both finance and the arts. He is a Theatre graduate from Northwestern’s School of Communication and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has extensive experience in capital markets, strategic planning, financial analyses, commercial real estate,

Panel Talks Startup Funding with MSLCE Finance Class

By Jenna MyersCory Sandrock’s finance class experienced a real-world example of the power of networking when Sandrock invited three of his former colleagues from the business world and the theatre world to speak to the class about finding capital to support a new business. Panel members included John Stoops, founder and executive director of Three

MSLCE Professor Teaches Aspiring Creatives How to Raise Money

By Jacob Nelson Cory Sandrock wants to teach his students the stuff he wished he’d learned when he was an undergraduate studying theatre: how to raise money. A Northwestern alum who majored in theatre, Sandrock has always been interested in live performance. He recently directed a production of Frankenstein at a community theater in Elmhurst,

Northwestern Faculty Directs ‘Frankenstein’

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out a new production of ‘Frankenstein’ produced by the Greenman Theatre and going on at Asbury Hall at First United Methodist Church at 232 S. York in Elmhurst. Directed by Northwestern Finance Faculty Cory Sandrock, the show debuts Friday and goes through Nov. 9. “When adapting the