business-news.ucdenver.edu

Former HealthSouth CFO discusses fallout from multi-billion dollar fraud scandal

On November 30, 2016, University of Colorado Denver students learned about the very serious repercussions that come with financial fraud. Nearly 130 students, faculty and alumni joined the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School to hear the story of Weston Smith, former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the HealthSouth […]

Kate Paul named 2016 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year

More than 300 local business leaders gathered at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce State of Small Business event to celebrate the achievements of Kate Paul, the recipient of the 2016 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year award. View a video honoring the 2016 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year, Kate Paul. The […]

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the CU Denver Business School hosts panel discussion on ethical leadership in business

DENVER, October 4, 2016—When you hear “business ethics,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A lack of ethical behavior in many well-known organizations? Corporations like Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, even the NFL Patriots’ Deflategate—They’ve all been widely criticized for unethical behavior. So how can you define an ethical corporate culture if these huge organizations […]

Kate Paul selected as 2016 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year

DENVER, September 14, 2016—Ethics and business leadership do not always go hand-in-hand. In fact, reports of some very unethical behavior from several well-known organizations have recently made the news. Does “Deflategate” ring a bell? What about Volkswagen’s emissions scandal? It turns out that many companies bypass ethics all together, and focus narrowly on the bottom […]

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative fall discussion

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School and the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners will co-present a panel discussion on ethics in corporate culture on September 22, 2016. This intriguing event will explore the roadblocks and opportunities of defining and communicating an ethical culture from […]

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Names New Program Director

DENVER, June 30, 2016—The University of Colorado Denver Business School has appointed a new director of a grant-funded program focused on ethics. Roger Stace, a CU Denver senior accounting instructor, will take over leadership of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School on July 1, 2016. “I am very […]

Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year Call for Nominations

Do you know an exceptionally ethical business leader? Nominate him or her today! The CU Denver Business School is looking for nominations for the Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year award. The process is simple, just visit our Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative events page and complete the Nomination Form. You may also save the […]

Crowdfunding or crowdfrauding?

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School recently hosted, Crowdfunding or Crowdfrauding, a panel of distinguished business and academic experts to discuss the ethics of raising investment funding from “the crowd.” The event was moderated by the Business School’s own Associate Dean of Programs, Dawn Gregg, and featured these […]