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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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South Denver Evening MBA Interview

Dec. 5, 2017

I had the opportunity to interview Evening MBA Candidate, Nathan Goodman, to learn more about why he chose Leeds and learn what his experience has been like in the program. Previously, Nathan spent six years in the United States Army. He is a 2009 graduate of Colorado State University, and...

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Net Impact Trek to Atlanta

Nov. 14, 2017

The Net Impact Club took a trip to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the Net Impact Conference . It was incredibly fun and informative! We promoted the Net Impact Case Competition , the premier MBA case competition focused on solving real world social and environmental business challenges. The Leeds School of...

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Marketing Club Fall Trek

Nov. 14, 2017

The Leeds MBA Marketing Club is one of the top resources available to students pursuing future careers in marketing. Some of the opportunities offered by the club include spring and fall treks to local businesses, speakers, lunch-and-learns, and a fall keynote event. New this year, the Marketing Match-Up is a...

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Multitasking in your MBA Program

Nov. 13, 2017

Juggling a full-time MBA program, family, social activities, and part-time jobs can be difficult. One way students can succeed is by mastering the art of multitasking. For example, one group of students in this fall’s Marketing Communications class strategically chose to partner with Boulder-based outdoor brand, Kelty. Part of the...

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Luis Benitez, Colorado and the Outdoor Industry

Nov. 6, 2017

We had the opportunity to hea r Luis Benitez speak at an Outdoor Industry Club event on Monday, October 30, 2017. Benitez has summited Everest six times; his first and most notable summit was with blind athlete Erik Weihenmayer in 2001. Aside from being an incredibly inspirational speaker with a...

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Adding to my Toolbox

Nov. 1, 2017

My experience with CU’s full time MBA program has been very positive. I’m a second year MBA candidate concentrating in marketing and entrepreneurship, and it is amazing how much I’ve learned in the last year plus. Coming from a business background, I wasn’t sure how valuable getting an MBA would...

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South Denver Evening MBA Candidate Profile, Yu Du

Nov. 1, 2017

The CU South Denver cohort was launched in fall of 2014 as commitment to quality programs aligned with Colorado’s changing demographics and workforce needs. The evening MBA is located in the Liniger Building in Lone Tree, Colorado and provides the same great education that has been available on the CU...

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Why Leeds? From Your Class of 2018

Oct. 31, 2017

We took advantage of some gorgeous Colorado weather and chatted with our classmates on the Koelbel balcony. Check out our video to learn more about specific reasons why we chose Leeds , our personal favorite parts of the MBA program , and our advice for prospective students. The video features...