On October 18 and 20, 2022, undergraduate students from the University of Colorado Denver Business School took part in the VF Ethics Case Competition sponsored by VF Corporation. The case competition took place at VF’s headquarters in Denver, CO. Eight student teams with four or five students from Ira Selkowitz’s Business Law and Ethics class at CU Denver competed in this competition. 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
What You Should Know About the Gender Wage Gap
CU Denver Business School kicked off its virtual speaker series on Tuesday, Sept. 28 with Dr. Traci Sitzmann, Professor of Management and Kristi Lamar, Managing Director at Deloitte, who presented research on pressing issues in society, including the relationship between religion and the gender wage gap and ways to optimize firms’ diversity and inclusion strategies. Read more
“I want to give students a chance to experience something real during their graduate studies.”
This is Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting, and professor of CU Denver’s Business Strategy Lab course. This semester, in a partnership with Ball Corporation, Susan is offering students a chance to practice both business strategy development and management consulting from the convenience of the classroom. Read more
Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
“Every single student we worked with was so professional, hardworking, and delivered on their commitments. They truly exceeded what we had asked for at every turn,” says Harrison Rosenfield, co-founder of PonyPal . “As we continue to grow, we hope to continue to work with these talented students!”
Dr. Lan Liang has been collaborating with local business partners to provide graduate students with real-world experiences through her Digital Marketing course. Read more