Whitney Setterberg and Peter Boardman, both students in the CU Denver Business School Professional MBA program, won the 2019 CLIMB Business Plan Competition on April 25 when they pitched their peer-to-peer storage service called STOWED. THE CLIMB, an annual event put on by Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, is designed to help student entrepreneurs transform their ideas into viable businesses through education, mentorship, networking, and financial support. Read more
In early May, a group of students gathered at the CU Denver Business School to gain insight on a growing segment of the business world: women. The two-speaker panel served as the inaugural event for Women in Business, a new student club that launched this spring. Between students, speakers and faculty, the conversation explored how confidence and community play pivotal roles in women’s professional development. Read more
Taylor Hunt has walked through several paths during her six-year college career. After switching her major three times and becoming medically ineligible to continue swimming collegiately, Taylor discovered the world of sports business at the CU Denver Business School.
Being a Denver Broncos intern has helped Taylor experience the world of sports business. As a first-generation student, she has made it her mission to set an example for her family. Read more
Living overseas is a dream that many people share. Justin Lightfield, a One Year MBA student, has the same dream.
Originally from Ohio, Justin graduated with an undergraduate degree in Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning before moving to Washington D.C. to begin his career. After a couple of years, Justin wanted to advance his career and find better work-life balance, so he began to look around. Read more
On Wednesday, March 6, employers from the Denver metro area gathered in the Lawrence Street Center to network with students from the CU Denver Business School. Hundreds of students attended the fair, with high hopes of creating connections that would lead to jobs and internship opportunities. Recruiters were eager to connect and engage with attendees; many remember the time they spent as students on the other side of the table. Read more
Monica Smith overcame many obstacles to establish herself in the US after moving here from her home country of Colombia.
Transitioning her career path from the field of industrial engineering into the field of accounting, was the biggest challenge she was facing after her move. CU Denver smoothed that transition by giving her the education and connections to navigate the business world. Read more
Each semester a group of CU Denver Business School MBA students are given the rare opportunity to collaborate with a company from Colorado for course credit. Through the business strategy lab, students consult with a company on a strategic issue they’re facing and learn how to conduct research, synthesize their research into strategic recommendations, work with executives while gaining both strategy and consulting experience. Read more