Gloria Avalos, a first-generation student, always had a passion for business. Born and raised in Mexico, she knew higher education was always a part of her bigger plan. Despite having a passion for business, she studied nutrition at a Mexican university because the school didn’t offer a formal business degree.
Looking back at where she started her journey, Avalos is proud to think of her CU Denver Business School diploma and how it helped her land her dream job working at American Express as a Marketing Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more
All businesses manage risk. As risk continues to evolve in the domains of cybersecurity, catastrophe, terrorism, environmental, and more, the solutions necessary must also become more creative. Currently, four professionals retire for each worker that enters the industry, so there is a huge need for new, diverse talent across the globe.
Since 2014, the University of Colorado – Denver Business School’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program has offered a unique Global Risk Management course to develop the next generation’s expertise to understand and contribute to challenging risk solutions. Read more
A handful of student teams presented a culmination of four months of work at the Inworks Expo. From health care to fashion, innovative start-ups achieved their goal of providing real solutions to real problems facing society today.
All of these groups were formed through a new initiative at the University of Colorado Denver called Inworks. Inworks brings together faculty, staff and students from both campuses, as well as entrepreneurs and leaders from industry, government, education, and the community, to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. Read more
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
All businesses manage risk. There’s a huge need for new talent in this field since 50 percent of the industry is retiring in the next five to 10 years.
The CU Denver Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program addresses this gap by educating students on minimizing and preventing loss as well as managing risk across a variety of industries. The program offers students countless opportunities to connect to industry leaders throughout their time at CU Denver. Read more
Enthusiasm and chatter filled the Inworks studio as students showcased their semester long projects to the public at the Inworks Expo. Five CU Denver Business School students participated in several Inworks classes this semester.
An environment that celebrates creativity
Inworks’ mission is to create lifelong innovators that develop solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. Read more