One of the largest white-collar crime prosecutions in U.S. history, the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal erupted in March 2019 when federal prosecutors charged 50 wealthy celebrities, business moguls, powerful parents, coaches, administrators, and others with participating in a scheme to bribe and cheat their children’s way into certain elite colleges across the country. Read more
Negotiate Anything Podcast Host, Kwame Christian, joins Introduction to Career and Professional Development class to discuss Confidence in Conflict and Negotiation.
Kwame’s discussion with CU Denver Business School students will be featured on an upcoming episode of the Negotiate Anything Podcast
On November 9, leading negotiation expert Kwame Christian joined CU Denver Business School students for a spirited discussion on negotiation strategies in the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, heated political debates, and high-stakes professional exchanges. Read more
Next Thursday, Dec. 3, the Business School Alumni Network is hosting a (free!) virtual fireside chat with successful and prominent alum Steve Lucas. Steve will share stories and insights from his 25-plus-year business career in tech and innovation and focus on overcoming obstacles in business and life. Register today and learn more about Steve Lucas below.
Taking risks pays off
“When I was 22, I had decided that I wanted to be the CEO of a billion-dollar software company,” Steve recalls. Read more
The Distinguished Speaker Series in Business Analytics and Data Sciences, in partnership with Transamerica, presents leading business analytics professionals
Transamerica and the CU Denver Business School will continue the Distinguished Speaker Series through 2021, inviting top professionals to the Business School to speak on modern challenges and opportunities in business analytics and data science. Read more
The story of Theranos has dominated headlines for years now. From the initial excitement of a revolutionary biotech startup, to the sudden suspicions and accusations, to the jaw-dropping exposure of a multibillion-dollar fraud, the journey of Theranos has been nothing if not captivating.
Theranos promised to deliver a groundbreaking blood testing technology that could revolutionize health care, and it was led by a young, charismatic, Silicon Valley sensation named Elizabeth Holmes, who turned out to be nothing but a fraud, fooling the media, the public, and stealing millions from savvy investors. Read more
In early May, a group of students gathered at the CU Denver Business School to gain insight on a growing segment of the business world: women. The two-speaker panel served as the inaugural event for Women in Business, a new student club that launched this spring. Between students, speakers and faculty, the conversation explored how confidence and community play pivotal roles in women’s professional development. Read more