Josh Brandner and Leo Sideras are students at the CU Denver Business school who had the opportunity to experience the London Calling study abroad course designed for students studying Sports and Entertainment Management. Josh and Leo were both students on the trip and produced a video highlighting the program experience
Josh is an MBA student at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. Read more
CU Denver Business School Sports and Entertainment Management students collaborate with top sports leaders at international conference in Los Angeles
From July 25-27, 2015, a group of students with Wendy Guild, Director of Sports and Entertainment Management Programs, went to Los Angeles to participate in the Doha GOALS forum. The forum is a premier event that brings together the top sports leaders in the world. Read more
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
In the past month, CU Denver Business School students have been around the world. Students traveled to the UK, Ireland, and China in order to take their learning abroad during this year’s Maymester trips. Students engaged in applied learning, site visits to companies, and to take in the sights and cultural experiences. Read more
A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, found that colleges and universities typically get what they pay for when it comes to hiring top tier football coaches.
The study, published in the May edition of the Journal of Sports Economics, found a positive relationship between the amount a coach is paid and the football team’s performance and that, when schools change coaches, higher pay is associated with improved performance. Read more
Football, basketball, hockey, soccer, lacrosse – Colorado has it all.
“Colorado is a ‘hotbed’ of sports – from professional to minor league to college,” said Cory Hilliard, CU-Boulder Buffs’ associate athletic director, Business Operations, and adjunct instructor in the CU Denver Business School.
For the past two years, Hilliard has taught a graduate-level course: Finance in the Sports and Entertainment Industries (BUSN 6860). Read more
Looking to explore the problems and solutions of financing in the Sports and Entertainment industry but not a graduate? You’re in luck. Starting Spring 2015 the University of Colorado Denver Business School is offering the undergraduate course “Managing Sports Finance.”
Designated MGMT 4950: Special Topics, “Managing Sports Finance” will give interested juniors and seniors the opportunity to learn about sports team valuations, stadium/venue financing, and managing disparate revenue streams. Read more