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A Lesson in Entrepreneurship with David Schonthal

By Joshua BaggettDespite it being an especially cold day in Evanston (the wind chill was a biting -7 below), several members of the current MSLCE cohort recently had the opportunity to broaden our entrepreneurial knowledge at Entrepreneurship 101. The MSLCE exclusive workshop was led by David Schonthal, who is a professor of innovation and entrepreneurship

A Look at Entrepreneurship with Gregg Latterman

By Jacob NelsonToday, we spotlight Gregg Latterman, an MSLCE Adjunct Lecturer, and the Program Lead of Zell Fellows. Latterman’s had an incredibly successful career in arts entrepreneurship, which he drew on during our interview to share advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.What is the most important skill for an aspiring entrepreneur?The most important thing is to have

MSLCE Students Learn the Foundations of Entrepreneurship

By Lauren VerneaDuring a recent Entrepreneurship seminar, MSLCE students participated in an all day workshop with Northwestern Professor David Schonthal. Schonthal teaches in Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, focusing on new venture creation, design thinking, innovation and creativity. The workshop for the MSLCE cohort was a detailed crash course in the foundations of entrepreneurship.

Owners of Craft Company Built Business On Friendship and Creativity

By: Evyenia Constantine Sarah Kirkham and Anna Warren have no formal business background. However, their collaborative approach to the business side of their creative work has resulted in a successful leather crafting company called Tactile Craftworks. Last week, the MSLCE Project Management students welcomed the guest speakers from Milwaukee, WI, as they shared their stories and business tips during an hour-long class visit.

MSLCE Students Pitch Business Proposals to Experienced Entrepreneurs

By Amy A. Ross Writing up a project for a class is one thing; pitching a convincing business proposal to a panel of experts is a completely different challenge. Students from the NUvation: Arts course were able to recreate this real-world experience during their final presentations at the beginning of June. The eight proposals included