A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Libia Bianibi



Education: BA Art History, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, 2016; MA, Arts Administration & Policy, SAIC 2016-208, 2023. Concurrent Positions: Deputy Director of Internal Affairs, Arts Alliance Illinois; Programming Director at Lit & Luz Festival; Board of Directors, Chicago United for Equity; Advisory Council, Office of Equity and Racial Justice, City of Chicago. Grant Panels: Together We Heal, DCASE, 2022; Think and Explore Grants, Arts Work Fund, 2022; Individual Artists, DCASE, 2021; Community Organizing for Racial Justice, Conant Family Foundation, 2020; City Arts, DCASE, 2019.


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Effective management requires knowledgeable and thoughtful preparation and use of financial information. This course focuses on the most critical financial management concepts and skills. Topics include: principles of financial management and control; budget preparation; financial management and strategic planning; allocation and recovery of indirect costs; preparation and analysis of financial reports; and coping with cutbacks. Quantitative analysis is emphasized. Students develop the confidence and ability to produce budgets, set prices and undertake other financial tasks required of administrators.

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