Business School students Patrick Thom, Lesley Dominguez, Madison Kachel, and Aidan Lunde created the short film titled #MeToo, earning first prize in the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) 2018 Ethics in Action Video Competition and 1,000 dollars.
A video competition showcasing ethics
The annual competition seeks creative video entries showcasing examples of ethical behavior in the business world. Read more
Imagine you were faced with the decision of firing your CEO who has been an advocate for equal rights and pay for women in the workplace due to a mistake he made 39 years ago. Your stock price is rapidly declining due to the public’s knowledge of this scandal, and this mistake has now drastically altered the CEO’s reputation of treating women fairly in the workplace. Do you fire him? Read more
Natalie Wagner, a personal financial advisor and money wellness coach with a holistic take on the industry, sat down with CU Denver Business School students to share her unique and powerful insight on the power and potential of money and how a simple change in perspective can change the world for the better.
How she got here
“My love of cash flow lies in it being the vortex of where we interact with our money, and therefore, where we hold our power.” – Natalie Wagner
As the daughter of thought-leading financial theorist Richard Wagner, Natalie was raised in an environment that actively explored money’s potential for good. Read more
Creating and maintaining a successful social media brand comes with its own special set of perks as well as its own challenges. YouTube tech reviewer Tim Schofield (“Your Tech Simplified“) visited the CU Denver Business School to share insight on building an online brand with integrity.
Tim shared tips for getting started and making money in social media as well as some ethical challenges he’s faced – like taking advantage of freebies, maintaining honesty and transparency in reviews, and taking his level of influence seriously. Read more
Most of us consider ourselves generally good people, and we know, in our gut, when something just feels off or wrong. But sometimes, it’s our boss or colleague, or just someone we respect asking us to do something that we know we shouldn’t. Then we’re stuck wondering things like, “Should I tell my boss I can’t do this?”, “Will I get fired?”, “How do I say ‘no’ without letting everyone down?” Dr. Read more
In her position at Liberty Media, Thornton oversees the Internal Audit departments for five separate public companies and their very wide range of portfolio companies including SiriusXM, the Atlanta Braves, Formula One Racing (F1), QVC, zulily, Expedia and many more. Students were particularly interested in some recent ethical scenarios involving F1 that Thornton shared. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Business School calls for nominations of local leaders committed to ethical business practices for the 2017 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year Award. Now in its third year, the award program will honor the winner on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce State of Small Business breakfast.
The award program is made possible through the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, a five-year grant awarded to the school in 2015 aimed at teaching students principle-based ethics, emphasizing real-world application of ethical principles, and extending ethical behavior beyond campus and into the community. Read more