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MBA Prom

April 30, 2018

As the VP of Student Fellowship , one of my favorite events to plan is our annual MBA Formal. Held at the end of the Spring semester, this year’s theme was “MBA Prom.” We had approximately 200 classmates, friends & significant others show up for a fun night at Riverside...

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Sustainability Trek to JBS

April 26, 2018

The MBA program offers sustainability-focused electives for MBA students . As part of one of these classes, students set up tours with local businesses to learn more about sustainability in action. One of these treks was to JBS USA’s headquarters in Greeley, CO. JBS USA is a worldwide leader in...

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Women in Business Thursday Night Out

April 24, 2018

Last Thursday, we held a joint networking event in combination with our normal "Thursday Night Out." The Women in Business club organized a networking event with The Women's Council, giving students an opportunity for one-on-one time with successful business leaders. The council women that attended committed to accepting two follow...

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Mentoring in the MBA Program

April 16, 2018

Finding a mentor while in an MBA program is a great way to build your network, get valuable advice, and learn about different industries and career paths for post-MBA life. The Professional Mentorship Program for MBA’s is the formal mentoring program offered through Leeds. It provides one-on-one executive-to-student mentoring to...

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Global Perspectives: Spring Break trip to China

April 11, 2018

Taking advantage of their first Spring Break in years, a group of Leeds MBA students packed their bags and jumped on a plane to…China? The ten-day trip through Beijing, Suzhou and Shanghai was the culmination of the spring class, Global Perspectives: Contrasting Operations in US and China, taught by Lori...

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The Colorado Economy

April 6, 2018

Richard Wobbekind , Senior Economist & Associate Dean for Business and Government Relations, held an economic review session to update the Leeds MBA students on the local and national economies. Rich is the Executive Director of the Business Research Division and develops an annual consensus forecast of the Colorado economy...

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Diversity and Inclusion lunch and learn

April 4, 2018

Our Global Business Club brought in speaker Cecil Sunder , Technology Solutions Strategist at Microsoft and Leeds MBA alumni, to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Microsoft has over 20 years of committed diversity and inclusion efforts. Microsoft defines diversity “not as a finite goal; it is a journey...

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Lunch RoundTable with Sendgrid

April 2, 2018

Our Women in Business club recently hosted VP, Revenue Marketing Carly Brantz for a lunch roundtable discussion. Carly (also a CU alum!) shared a variety of information with us, including marketing technologies used at Sendgrid , tips for managing a team, and what it is like to watch a company...

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The Socratic Seminar

March 22, 2018

On March 15 the Women in Business club hosted a Socratic Seminar, led by alumni Julie Penner , Director of Techstars Boulder . Julie has a JD/MBA from the University of Colorado. What is a Socratic Seminar? Socratic Seminars are named their embodiment of Socrates’ believe in the power of...

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Digital Marketing and the Customer Experience

March 19, 2018

The Leeds Outdoor Industry Club brought in Steven Hubert , Director of Digital Product at Alterra, to discuss how he approaches UX (user experience) with the Alterra website and the launch of the new Ikon pass. Alterra Mountain Company is a community of 12 iconic year-round destinations, including the largest...

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