Jennifer Forman CCSR Instructor

Jennifer Forman brings JEDI focus, consulting and nonprofit experience to CCSR

June 21, 2021

With every social justice movement and new climate statistic, the field of CSR evolves. It may never be “finished” evolving. The Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) class arms students with tools, research, data and knowledge so they leave with a future-oriented mindset, ready to work on the cutting edge...

Dr Stefanie Johnson and her book Inclusify

Build your innovation toolkit with a Certificate in Inclusive Leadership from the Leeds

May 23, 2021

Discover actionable and effective DEI strategies for leaders this summer through the Certificate in Inclusive Leadership from the Leeds School of Business. This summer, the Leeds School of Business is launching a new executive education program that translates the latest research on the importance of diversity and inclusion in corporate...

Carmen and Jacob SRE students at CESR

SRE Certificate helps Leeds undergrad students prepare for careers in ethical business

April 23, 2021

Dynamic undergraduate students choose to pursue the Certificate in Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) in addition to their BS because it allows them to study how stakeholder value fits into the business world. Meet Carmen Rodriguez Garcia and Jacob Hahn . Both of these graduating seniors are excited to champion...

NICC winning team from DU

CU Boulder MBA competition leads to real social impact

April 22, 2021

Students pitch winning Net Impact Case Competition vaccine distribution plan to state COVID response leaders This spring, teams of MBA students from around the world devised solutions to one of the most pressing questions of the moment: how to create a vaccine distribution plan that could achieve herd immunity, and...

Jenny Swonger and Izzy Diehl

Meet two Leeds MBA students with science backgrounds pursuing impact business careers

April 12, 2021

"The impact-driven community that surrounds Boulder is highly unique, and the university provides incredible opportunities to work within that community.” - Jenny Swonger, MBA ‘21 Over the next few months we will be showcasing some of the many talented Leeds students who are committed to creating social and environmental change...

Annie Ryu

The Changemakers Series: exploring how business leaders drive change

March 29, 2021

This year CESR organized a new series featuring mission-driven executive-level speakers. Called Changemakers, these events showcase inspirational leaders whose careers have helped shape the way businesses approach sustainability and social impact. They are designed to be direct and personal with discussions ranging from the impact the speaker is most proud...

Certificate in CSR at Leeds School of Business

Exec Ed Program Supports a Holistic Approach to corporate social responsibility

March 15, 2021

Amber Ledgerwood , who completed CESR’s Certificate in CSR (CCSR) , has a great job at a company she respects. At the beginning of 2019, she was working at sales at SES , a satellite communications company providing critical connectivity to customers around the globe. She started there working with...

NICC Case Competition 2021 Winning Team

Case Competition Winners Deliver Equitable Vaccine Distribution Answers for Colorado Governments

March 15, 2021

Teams from DU take first and second place in the 2021 Net Impact Case Competition hosted by Leeds MBA students. Now in its 20th year, the Net Impact Case Competition (NICC) is the longest running graduate student competition exploring the balance between ethics and finance in business. NICC gives graduate...

blair simpson participates in techstars virtual panel

Tips and Tricks for Virtual Networking

March 1, 2021

This year of learning and working from home has taught us all new ways of connecting. While adjusting to the virtual environment has been challenging, it has also presented new opportunities for building our networks. Below are some tips and tricks from industry leaders and Leeds experts for building a...

Business Ethics Case Competition team presenting in person

How to win a case competition

Feb. 15, 2021

Case competitions like CESR’s Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) , and pitch competitions like New Venture Challenge (NVC) , are an important part of Leeds. They put your skills to the test, allow you to dive into a topic, and build your network. In addition, since many job interviews include...

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