MBA

Sustainability

Feb. 7, 2018

Both Boulder and the University of Colorado are well-known for their efforts around sustainability. I knew this when I moved here, but a few details caught me by surprise. CU and Sustainability The University of Colorado has been a leader in sustainability, climate and energy research, and “green” practices; this...

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MBA Hut Trip

Feb. 2, 2018

One of the best parts of my MBA experience at Leeds has been the people—I’ve made incredible friendships over the last year and a half. The MBA experience is all about learning; this includes in and out of the classroom. Many of my classmates moved to Colorado because of our...

Helen Zucchini

MBA Admissions Process Advice

Jan. 31, 2018

I had the opportunity to interview Helen Zucchini , the Interim Director of Admissions and Director of Marketing & Outreach to discuss common questions and advice for potential MBA candidates. Typically, prospective students want to know “What do you look for in a candidate?” This is a popular question and...

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Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show

Jan. 29, 2018

One of the perks to being in an MBA program is access to industry resources. Our variety of MBA clubs work to build relationships with local companies to host different types of events: guest speakers, treks to tour businesses, industry happy hours, among other opportunities. Another perk is access to...

Cohort Learning

The importance of the cohort experience at Leeds

Jan. 19, 2018

The graduate programs at the Leeds School of Business organize each incoming group of students into cohorts. An academic cohort is a group of students working in the same education program who finish their degree together, which is beneficial for staff, faculty and students. As a top ranked business school...

Tess Smith

Get to know your career services staff: Tess Smith

Jan. 12, 2018

We’ll be doing a new series focusing on getting to know some of our Leeds faculty and staff. This week I had the opportunity to interview Tess Smith, our assistant director of graduate career management. Please tell us a little about your background: Right before I moved to Boulder I...

Paul Wood

Get to know your student services staff: Paul Wood

Jan. 12, 2018

This is the second post of a new series focusing on getting to know some of our Leeds faculty and staff. This week I had the opportunity to interview Paul Wood, our MBA student services program manager. Please tell us a little about your background: I attended the University of...

John Helmers

Networking in the new year - advice from John Helmers Sr. associate director, career development

Jan. 9, 2018

The holiday break is upon us which means MBA students are sleeping, relaxing, skiing, traveling, and maximizing this well-deserved hiatus between busy semesters. Once those itches are scratched, however, many enterprising students are using the long holiday break to nurture and grow their networks. Networking does not need to take...

MBA Blog

MBA students learn the art of the pitch

Jan. 5, 2018

In a unique professional development workshop, Leeds MBA students in Associate Professor Peter McGraw’s Marketing Management course recently learned how to harness techniques used by comedians, such as body language and vocal tone, to elevate their public speaking skills. Pitch Lab Co-founder Jay Mays and Daniel Reskin, a local comedian,...

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Etiquette Dinner

Dec. 5, 2017

We had the opportunity to spend Tuesday evening with Marie Hornback, owner of H.M.S. Protocol & Etiquette Training . Marie offered information, tips, and tricks teaching us basics of etiquette when dining formally in the context of a business dinner and attending a cocktail hour. Information ranged from how to...

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