Want hands-on trading and portfolio management experience? Gavan Duemke’s Trading in Commodities and Financial Markets will give students real-world experience in portfolio management. Through utilizing the latest academic theories and becoming familiar with industry-standard software including Bloomberg and CQG, students will be prepared for careers in asset management, investment advisory, and other related financial market positions. Read more
The Business Management Department at the University of Colorado Denver Business School announced the topic of its Spring 2015 course. Strategy Consulting, MGMT 6800: Special Topics in Management, will partner students with senior leadership from a financial services firm to address a strategic challenge it’s identified.
As a student, you’ll prepare a team charter, project scope of work and work-plan. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Business School remains on the forefront of emerging industries and hot topics. Starting Spring 2015 as part of this endeavor, Yvette Connor, Managing Director of Risk Management Advisory Services at Alvarez & Marsal LLC, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Information Systems Onook Oh will teach Cyber Risk Management and Cyber Warfare at the Business School. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Business School is launching the Student Sustainability Experiential Learning Program (SSELP) to offer students the opportunity to gain practical experience working with the opportunities and challenges associated with sustainable business as an integral part of the Managing for Sustainability (M4S) curriculum. Students enrolled at the Business School can participate in the SSELP through specialized internships, a Sustainability Field Study Course, and a guest speaker series. Read more
What is the best way to recruit independent financial advisors to a network of firms? This was the question students contemplated for the three-week Maymester course Special Topics in Management: Strategy Consulting. The course offered students deep insight and input into a major national financial services firm, Jackson National Life Insurance. From May 19 to June 5, the graduate students worked with Jackson representative Phil Wright for direct experiential learning. Read more
The Global Energy Management (GEM) program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School is proud to announce a new opportunity for MBA students. Current MBA students can now enroll in up to three GEM electives. Although there is no certification, these courses give a specific look at the energy industry using accounting, finance, strategic management, marketing, and economics. Read more
Nearly 27,000 people recently took part in the Global Energy Management Program’s first massive, open, online course (MOOC) through Coursera.
Coursera is a learning platform that partners with universities to offer free online courses globally. This opportunity gives the GEM Program worldwide exposure to diverse audiences and raises the program’s visibility in the energy community and across society as a whole. Read more