During a recession, it’s natural to consider going back to school. Maybe you’ve been laid off, furloughed, or you’re working reduced hours. Maybe you’re worried about your company’s long-term viability, or your professional capacity to adapt to the shifting job market. For these reasons and many more, now might be the right time for you to earn a business degree.
Going back to school during an economic downturn is a popular choice. Read more
Continuing our tradition of honoring our graduating students, two graduate and two undergraduate students were selected this Spring semester as recipients of the Outstanding Student Awards. These students are recognized for going above and beyond to excel in their classes, getting involved in the CU Denver Business School, and giving back to their communities.
Venkat Korlakunta, MS Information Systems
Venkat Korlakunta has always been eager to learn how systems work. Read more
When it comes to facing ethical issues in business, it’s not a question of if, but when. Thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program, the CU Denver Business School has been preparing its students for ethical success through curriculum, events, and community partnerships. First awarded in 2015, the Business School received exciting news in early December that the grant was renewed for another five years, after an extensive proposal detailing past accomplishments and future initiatives.
“I am immensely pleased that our grant for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative has been renewed,” said Gary Colbert, CU Denver Business School Interim Dean. Read more
Cyber threats can affect anyone. At the Business Leader with an Edge event, seasoned experts in cybersecurity spoke candidly with students about the threats we’re facing, ways to make a difference, and career opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.
Many leaders in cybersecurity are warning that the next world war will be waged in cyberspace. By 2021, ransomware is predicted to attack a business every 11 seconds, resulting in $20 billion a year in damages. Read more
The Distinguished Speaker Series in Business Analytics and Data Sciences, in partnership with Transamerica, presents leading business analytics professionals
Transamerica and the CU Denver Business School will continue the Distinguished Speaker Series through 2021, inviting top professionals to the Business School to speak on modern challenges and opportunities in business analytics and data science. Read more
Charlotte Bockstahler, a CU Denver Business School alum and accomplished leader in the sports and entertainment industry, knew early on she had found the right career field. Charlotte started her career in sports while she was an undergraduate student at University of Colorado – Boulder. She got an internship in corporate sales at the Pepsi Center, where she worked for the Avalanche, the Nuggets, and the Mammoth.
After she graduated with her bachelor’s degree, she joined the
Kroenke team full-time with the newly formed Altitude Sports. Read more
When Ryan Pocius enrolled in the Global Energy Management Program at the CU Denver Business School, he focused on a future in oil and gas finance. It was 2010, and oil prices were trending toward $100 a barrel; so, who could blame him?
For the next 18 months, Ryan was immersed in the business of energy. His learning would include all energy sectors and encompass the regulations, global economics, technology, and geopolitics that affect how companies operate. Read more