The CU Denver Business School is launching a new Executive MBA program, with classes starting in January 2021. The ever-changing business world is asking more of executives, and CU Denver is rising to the challenge to equip those leaders with the skills and tools they need. A 16-month program with a hybrid delivery model, the CU Denver EMBA will offer a world-class business education and opportunities for advancement with no career disruption.
“CU Denver is the only public research university located in the heart of Colorado’s major metropolitan area, which is the center of business activity for the region and beyond,” said Scott Dawson, Dean of the CU Denver Business School. Read more
Students at Ethics OnSite DaVita
In Fall 2020, students will spend time with high-level executives exploring ethical challenges and opportunities at FirstBank, one of the largest privately held banks in the nation. FirstBank, headquartered in Lakewood, CO, presents a unique perspective as the ethics function is run through the risk management office, which reports directly to the Board of Directors’ Risk Committee.
“This should be of great interest to our students because it is a different approach than many other organizations take,” said Ira Selkowitz CU Denver Business School DFEI Director and Senior Instructor. Read more
Dear Business School alumni and friends,
David Heisler, BSBA ’17, BSAN Chair
Some of my greatest experiences as a student at CU Denver came from opportunities afforded to me at the Business School. I developed my leadership abilities as a Chair in the Business Student Ambassador Committee, finished in the top 30 out of 500 international teams in the CME Commodities Trading Challenge, and learned from some of the most passionate professors on our campus. Read more
COVID-19 is presenting the world with an unprecedented crisis. As surely as this is a health crisis, it can also turn into a crisis of ethics. An organization needs strong ethical leadership to make decisions quickly, decisively, and transparently to ensure long-term viability.
From Volkswagen to Wells Fargo to Theranos, there are no shortage of high-profile corporate ethics scandals in recent history. Read more
Alumni mentoring is becoming recognized as one of the most critical components of the college experience. Feeling supported and having deep learning experiences during college means everything when it comes to success after graduation. Unfortunately, many graduates miss out on a key element of that support while in college: having a mentor.
The Business School Alumni Network (BSAN) tackled this challenge by launching a new alumni mentor program this Spring, partnering with Mentor Collective, an international online mentoring community, to pair over 325 Business School upperclassmen and alumni together.
Students and alumni are matched based on common interests including field of study, background, and professional aspirations. To Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more