Each year, CU Denver’s Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship hosts its Business Plan Competition, in which young entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to established business leaders, with the winner receiving the financial support needed to start or grow their business.
Recently, the Jake Jabs Center hosted a “Shark Tank” style pitch night, the quarter-final portion of this year’s competition, where participants were given two minutes to present their elevator pitch to a panel of esteemed judges, who then asked participants follow-up questions for up to three minutes. Read more
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
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
On Thursday, October 23rd, the Sports and Entertainment Management Club hosted a Broncos pre-game tailgating event for the student organizations of the University of Colorado at Denver Business School. Fifty students from ten UCD Business School clubs joined the festivities to network with other clubs, enjoy some pizza, and pay tribute to our favorite Super Bowl contenders. Read more
After returning from studying abroad in London, MBA and undergraduate students from the University of Colorado Denver Business School note a definitive change. Some found a change in character, others found a change in skillset. CU Denver Business School MBA alumnus Anthony Malandra found both.
“The trip was eye opening,” Malandra reminisced. “British companies were much more progressive and advanced than what I have experienced here in the US. Read more
CU Denver Business School offers a wide variety of study abroad and scholarship options
The CU Denver Business School is proud to offer an extensive lineup of study abroad courses and scholarship options for Maymester 2014. Travel abroad and study in London, Ireland, China, Germany, or Haiti. Students can gain first hand knowledge of global business, economics, organizations, sports, entertainment, leadership, entrepreneurship, and more. Read more
Passion for sports, organizational research has led to winning business program
The sports and entertainment industry generated about $1.75 trillion globally in 2012, and as revenues continue to increase, the business model becomes more complex. Marketing, management and finance, in particular, demand more technical knowledge, skills and industry expertise from prospective employees than before. Read more