Higher education is often the first step to entering the workforce. Students devote countless hours of studying and learning to graduate with a degree and find a fulfilling job in the field of their choosing. For many students, the hope is that this job is not just practical, but a rewarding and fun experience as well.
What happens when students realize they don’t enjoy their chosen career path as much as they thought they would? Read more
Each fall, the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Colorado’s most prominent business leaders as part of the Best of Colorado Speaker Series. The series included ten organization leaders and creators from a variety of industry backgrounds.
During these sessions, entrepreneurs shared how and why they started their company, the steps they have taken to develop success, and advice on ways to establish both the ideas and footings needed to be a business owner. Read more
Financial management student Rohan Nipunge diversifies his skillset by participating in over five school clubs, as well as double majoring in Risk Management with a specialization in Information Systems.
Rohan is especially interested in the automotive industry and has been working at BMW with Ralph Schomp since he was 17 years old. This role solidified his passion for the business and helped him choose his majors. Read more
CU Denver’s Information Systems Department held their annual Business Leaders with an Edge Webinar on Tuesday, October 12. Hosted by Information System department chair, Dawn Gregg and mediated by Cynthia Wright, cybersecurity expert and veteran, this was the first time the event has been hosted virtually.
The event featured five top C-Level executives from the Denver Metro area including:
Mike Feliton, Marina Johnson, Joshua Pinkert, Sujan Turlapaty, and Christian Winward. Read more
Design Horizons Program Brings Together Fellows from Across the University
In Summer 2020, many were distracted by the problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. But a select group of 24 CU Denver students focused their energies on solving business problems through the new Design Horizons Entrepreneurial Fellows Program.
Design Horizons is an immersive program that spans the entire academic year. Read more
“I like the idea that risk is everywhere and that there are a lot of ways to prevent that,” Anna Righi said when asked about her choice of major. Anna enjoys that risk management is more than paying insurance -it can save lives.
Anna Righi, an RMI and Finance Major.
Anna is part of the new generation of risk management professionals with a reinvigorated passion for the industry. Read more
A team of four graduate students from the CU Denver Business School took third place at the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative’s ninth annual Collegiate Program Case Competition on Friday, April 16. This is the third time a team from CU Denver has placed in the event, with undergraduate teams winning second place in 2019 and third place in 2016.
The Case Competition exposes college students to a thought-provoking business ethics case and is designed to challenge students’ ethical reasoning, give them tools for ethical decision-making, and raise awareness of the importance of principle-based ethics. Read more