Lissa Pierce-Stauff knew she had to go back to college to climb the career ladder. What she didn’t know was how valuable the program would be to help her grow her connections and risk management expertise.
Pierce-Stauff graduated from CU Denver Business School a few years ago with a BSBA in Risk Management and Insurance. Now, she looks back to reflect on how her degree at CU Denver helped shape her career. 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
Saoussen Memmi has always understood that the biggest dreams can’t be reached in a single bound. Growing up in Tunisia, a small country in northern Africa, she focused on turning experiences into stepping stones for her next big opportunity.
Memmi starts her journey by taking a risk and attending a brand-new university in Tunisia. In the back of her mind, she had a dream of pursuing a graduate degree in America. Read more
Three billion dollars were lost in the last three years because of email scams. To make matters worse, there are almost 1.5 million unoccupied cybersecurity jobs in the United States alone.
“The greatest emerging threat facing humanity today is a cyber attack.” Vance Brown, CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) quoted the former director of the CIA, General Petraeus, to set the stage for the Mountain West Cybersecurity Consortium (MWCC). Read more
Every seven seconds someone is injured in a car accident. Distracted driving is involved in about 40 crashes every day in Colorado. You are 20 times more likely to get in a crash if you are texting while driving and one in 10 people admit to driving while distracted. These facts showcase a dark trend for safety on the roads. And if safety isn’t enough, rising insurance premiums should get the attention of Colorado residents. 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
New Course with Mr. Eric for Spring 2018: RISK 4709: Life & Health Insurance
Eric Reiner – Tuesday/Thursday 2:00 pm- 3:15 pm
This course introduces students to life and health insurance concepts and policy types, with an emphasis on insurance planning for individuals and businesses. The insurance industry and trends within it are also explored. Read more