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
Ethics OnSite takes learning beyond the classroom — and to a whole new level. Successful applicants will spend time on-location exploring ethical challenges and opportunities from some of the nation’s leading organizations. Travel expenses will be paid by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the CU Denver Business School.
Dates and Locations:
Monday-Tuesday, March 9-10, 2020
Defense Contracting & Cybersecurity
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The World Bank
Thursday, March 12, 2020
When it comes to facing ethical issues in business, it’s not a question of if, but when. Thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program, the CU Denver Business School has been preparing its students for ethical success through curriculum, events, and community partnerships. First awarded in 2015, the Business School received exciting news in early December that the grant was renewed for another five years, after an extensive proposal detailing past accomplishments and future initiatives.
“I am immensely pleased that our grant for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative has been renewed,” said Gary Colbert, CU Denver Business School Interim Dean. Read more
Join the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center for an economic forecast on small business and hear from leaders in the small business community.
The University of Colorado Denver Business School will recognize Bob Hottman, Partner at Plante Moran, as the 2019 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year.
Read more about the event here.Read more
As an increasing number of apps ask for more and more of our
data, consumers have grown wary. Gone are the days of the default “public
profile” as more users demand privacy and control over their personal
The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the CU
Denver Business School hosted a panel event on October 25, 2019 with three
representatives from the Denver office of Strava, a hugely popular fitness tracking app,
to discuss the ethical considerations of wide-scale data collection from
Strava lets users record and share their fitness activities, from walking to hiking to cycling, and then analyzes the data to track just about any performance metric imaginable. Read more
Hans Mortimer is excited to begin a new career as a
public accountant after graduating from the MS Accounting program at CU Denver
in the spring of 2020, just one year after enrolling in the program.
Hans’ path to an accounting degree was not
straightforward, but his passion for continued growth and learning drew him
back to school to study accounting. Hans originally studied biology and K-12
education as an undergraduate at the University of California – Berkeley, where
he studied Vitamin A metabolism as a student researcher in the Napoli lab.
Denver offered flexibility and great networking opportunities
After moving to Denver to begin a career in education,
Hans realized he wanted to pursue a different career path. Read more