The next generation of business leaders is off to make their impact on the world. Over 400 students graduated this past weekend with their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees from the CU Denver Business School.
Every year the Business School recognizes two graduate and two undergraduate students for going above and beyond for their contribution as students. Read more
In 1999, DaVita, then known as Total Renal Care, restructured itself to come back from the brink of bankruptcy. Kent Thiry, newly tapped as the organization’s CEO, played a pivotal role in turning the company around.
Nineteen years later, DaVita is a leader in healthcare, focused not only on improved clinical outcomes and holistic care, but also on participating in positive community impact. Read more
Many business leaders recognize that sustainable practices increase their company’s competitive advantage and enable it to attract and retain the best employees. However, they constantly face a major challenge: overcoming the misconception that it’s almost impossible for a business to improve its environmental and social impact while still increasing its bottom line. Read more
From student entrepreneur to founder and CEO, Rob Carpenter has always embraced a “never quit” mentality. The business for his mobile app and software development company, AppIt Ventures, took off when he won THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition in 2012, and AppIt has since been featured in top business journals and magazines, won industry awards and even expanded its offices to London and India. Read more
In the MBA program at the CU Denver Business School, students have opportunities to hear from influential business leaders. As a leading executive at a multi-billion dollar company, Nest CFO Jim Buckley was recently invited to speak about his business career and offer advice.
An unexpected path to CFO
Buckley inadvertently took a windy road to get to where he is today. Read more
As the sun rises on my first day on a study abroad trip in Dubai, I’m able to get a view of my surroundings for the first time. I immediately take notice of two large cranes just a stone’s throw away from my window. For a short time, I watched the construction workers toil about in an amazingly efficient fashion.
I decided to pay a quick visit to the local market shop to purchase some essentials for the days to come. Read more