“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
“I really love the idea of knowing, learning, and being amongst the generations that are coming after me,” says Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting. “I want to help students understand the leadership challenges that they’re going to face and influence a way of thinking about addressing those challenges.” Susan Heinzeroth, also a CU Denver Alumni, has come full circle, she provides a unique experience for the next generation of MBA students. Read more
“I always knew supporting and influencing an organization’s strategic thinking was what I wanted to do. I feel incredibly blessed to be where I am today and living out my dream,” says Zach Kloska, a Senior Corporate Strategist at Lockheed Martin.
Zach enrolled in the Business School as an accounting student with the notion that he would pursue his CPA license. 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
Kathleen Phillips, originally from Michigan, moved to Colorado with a comfortable job at a well-known company. After her move, Phillips’s world was turned upside down in an instant when her father unexpectedly passed away. Her family had very little time to grieve because the loss put her family’s finances in danger. Lack of financial planning left them in a precarious position. Read more