For the third year in a row, 18 Risk and Insurance Management students will travel over Maymester to London, the historical hub of global insurance. Students will stay in the heart of the London financial district and visit the world’s top insurance carriers and brokers, such as AIG, Willis, Beasley, and Lloyds of London. At Lloyds, students will enjoy the exclusive experience of sitting in a Lloyds box and observe firsthand the process of underwriting a unique global risk. Read more
Coming from an arts background, Josh Brandner knows something about following his instincts.
Although he already had a successful career in TV and film, he sensed he could go even further. Despite some initial reservations about pursuing a graduate degree in business, Brandner now sees that his instincts were right: The Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in the CU Denver Business School has broadened his skillset and overall marketability. 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
University of Colorado – Denver Business School Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students recently participated in a two-week intensive course in Denver, including class lectures, presentations, and case studies, to prepare them to experience global risk management in the non-traditional Excess and Surplus Lines Market. The class then traveled to London, June 1-7, 2015, attended presentations from insurance brokers, risk management companies, Lloyds of London, and reinsurers to learn how risk is transferred globally. Read more
Maymester Abroad Program Provides Access to High Profile Business Venues and Influential Business People
A new semester has started at the University of Colorado Denver, and for many international students, the summer of 2013 was one of their best in memory. Just ask Mihir Rathod. A graduate student from India who’s studying information systems, Rathod wisely chose an elective class that provided access to business venues and influential business people in one of his favorite cities—London. 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
After 2 weeks of exploring and learning, the University of Colorado Denver Business School students are back from Europe. From May 19 to June 2, students majoring in Health Administration, Marketing, and other fields toured state-of-the-art facilities in Berlin and Basel to learn directly about business and public policies that put Germany and Switzerland at the forefront of economic progress. Read more