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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...

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A Different Strategy for a Summer Internship

Oct. 28, 2017

Many MBA candidates get internships between their first and second years of the program. Some of these are very structured and traditional; others are more flexible or part time. One member of our 2018 cohort, Steena Chandler, took a different approach to her summer experience. What did you do for...

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Faculty Highlight—Rich Wobbekind

Oct. 19, 2017

Many of our faculty are well renown in their respective fields. Rich Wobbekind teaches MBA students macroeconomics, public policy, entrepreneurship and managerial economics. He is a favorite among the 2018 cohort. In addition to teaching, Rich is also the Executive Director of the Business Research Division, Senior Associate Dean for...

MBA Treks and student experiences

MBA Trek to Celestial Seasonings

Oct. 17, 2017

Our Organics + Naturals club worked with the Supply Chain club to organize a trek to Celestial Seasonings in Boulder, Colorado. We had the opportunity to tour the facility, sample teas and herbal infusions, and learn about how tea is made. Celestial Seasonings was started in 1969. They currently offer...

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Lunch with Llamas—Getting out of our comfort zones

Oct. 17, 2017

2018 and 2019 MBA Cohort members enjoying the Colorado outdoors! One of my responsibilities as the VP of Student Fellowship is to plan social activities to promote building friendships within our cohorts. This includes typical activities such as Thursday Night Out (a rotating social/networking night), group yoga classes and hikes,...