It was fitting that energy thought leaders met on International Women’s Day to recognize the contributions that women make to the energy sector and their future. Pink Petro HERWorld Energy Forum is a place for women to discuss key issues and challenges they face within the industry. The forum addressed the energy transition, digital technology, workforce needs and opportunities, and the gender gap. Read more
Lee Morrison, an MS Global Energy Management alumnus, audited an intensive three-day course that gave insight into the entire lifecycle of the oil and gas industry, from the oil rig to the trading floor. Read more
We’re back with GEM’s Gems and we could not be more excited to announce our latest GEM, Clayton Barnett!
Barnett is being recognized for his recent career move to Cantafio Hammond law firm as Special Council and Chief Operations Officer. Barnett is a GEM alumnus from cohort XIII and graduated from the program in June 2016. Ironically enough, he now works for fellow GEM alumnus, Ralph Cantafio, attorney and partner of Cantafio Hammond. Read more
‘Electric Utilities Fundamentals and Future’ teaches how the industries’ technical, regulatory and structural history shapes electricity
The University of Colorado in partnership with Coursera will launch its 30th massive open online course (MOOC) next month through the Business School at CU Denver.
The Electric Utilities: Fundamentals and Future: Global Energy Management (GEM) Program online course offers learners the opportunity to understand how the industries’ technical, regulatory and structural history shapes the electricity we all rely on today. Read more
Business School hosts event to help women advance careers
Susan Morrice knows what it takes to succeed in the energy industry, whether you work in Denver or drill wells in Latin America. Morrice knows how to take risks and overcome doubters. She knows how to build a company—and she knows how to do it all in a male-dominated industry.
Morrice, the founder and chair of Belize Natural Energy, shared her story about finding oil in the small Central American country during her keynote speech at the HERWorld Global Energy Forum. Read more
Executive Director, Global Energy Management (GEM) Program
University of Colorado Denver Business School
Time for my first blog entry of 2017 – Originally I was going to write some predictions for 2017 but that approach is fraught with peril. Being wrong is guaranteed – the only “victory” lies in not being wrong by too much. I can do that all day, every day, without writing about it, so I am going to take a pass. Read more