Explore Kadenze

Business skills and financial literacy are increasingly important — especially to creative entrepreneurs.

So Columbus College of Art & Design decided to take the college’s business and entrepreneurship experience beyond CCAD’s business minor — and beyond its walls.

CCAD recently partnered with Kadenze, a company that specializes in offering college-level content to the public, to offer an online course on finance for creative entrepreneurs. The course will feature Elaine Grogan Luttrull, Department Head of CCAD’s Business & Entrepreneurship program.

Read more about Kadenze.



Course information

  • 12 sessions/12 hours of work per session
  • The first four sessions are free and cover goal setting, strategic planning for creative careers, and budgeting.
  • Sessions start on Aug. 8, but you can sign up anytime. Read more or sign up for Kadenze at CCAD.
  • Price: $900
  • Credit eligible 
  • Students earn a verified Specialist Certificate

Learning outcomes 

  • Create financial systems based on financial literacy that connects budgeting and reporting to creative and professional goals.
  • Evaluate financial information to determine primary funding sources, major expense categories, tax reporting obligations, and overall connection to creative and professional goals.
  • Describe U.S. income and sales tax obligations for creative professionals.
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