CUBIC 2017Overview

Graduates today face an increasingly competitive job market and the CU Business Intensive Certificate (CUBIC) program is designed for non-business students to supplement their respective degrees with a strong business background to enhance their marketability in the job force.

This three-week non-credit certificate program offered every Maymester teaches fundamental business and career development skills. Upon successful completion participants are awarded a certificate in applied business and a competitive edge in the job market.

To learn more about how the CU Business Intensive Certificate can provide essential business skills to start your career, email

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Course Details

When: May 14 - June 1, 2018
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder

Tuition: $3,800
Tuition includes all course materials, lunch and afternoon coffee.

December 31st: Last day to register and receive a 15% early bird discount.
April 15th: Last day to register and cancel registration/receive course refund (minus $500 deposit).


  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Excel
  • Finance
  • Leading & Managing
  • Marketing
  • Operations Strategy

Students are placed on teams to develop an innovative business plan, which they work on throughout the three weeks, and a competition takes place on the last day of classes where projects are presented to local entrepreneurial experts who judge and award the top business plans.

Additionally, students meet with local HR representatives who assist them with their resumes and prepare them for job interviews.

Professional DevelopmentHow can CUBIC Help your Future?

After receiving a certificate in applied business, students are qualified for entry-level business positions including: Accounting, Advertising, Business Development, Commercial and Retail Banking, Consulting, Event Management, Human Resources and Management. Other students have gone into education, engineering and healthcare, or have pursued graduate degrees.

Business knowledge is critical and universal across all industries. With CUBIC, you not only are an expert in your major, but you can speak the language of business with confidence.