Involvement in MBA clubs provides leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities. Club-sponsored events include conferences, networking socials, company tours, guest speakers, industry panels and more. Get involved!
The CU Biotech Club is a University of Colorado student group comprised of business, engineering, and life sciences graduate students interested in pursuing business opportunities in the biotechnology industry. We discuss topics in the health care, cleantech, and bio-engineering industries which include therapeutic drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and biofuels. Through interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration, the group provides a platform for a practical education and opens a direct channel for dialogue, mentorship, and internship with the local Colorado life sciences companies.
The RASEI Student Alliance, or CU Energy, connects the energy and imagination of students at CU-Boulder to the emerging industries of renewable energy and clean technology. CU Energy is an initiative of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, a joint institute of the University of Colorado at Boulder and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Open to CU students from all departments, CU Energy emphasizes interdisciplinary connections between the arenas of finance, technology, policy, science, and law. In support of the RASEI, and for the benefit of the renewable energy community of Colorado, we focus on six action areas: Events, Cross-campus collaboration, Curriculum Development, Industry Connections, and Web and Media Development.
The Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF) supports emerging companies in Boulder and surrounding communities. The Fund is managed by Leeds MBA and Colorado Law School students. Student team members benefit from the guidance of an experienced advisory board that includes University faculty and local leaders in venture capital and angel investing.
Entrepreneurial Solutions, LLC is committed to the continuation of a highly respected, CU MBA operated consulting firm. Capitalizing on the experience, knowledge and expertise of the involved consultants, ES will serve the Colorado business community
The MBA Finance Club is a student-led organization designed to serve as a link between the MBA program and the finance community. It is a great opportunity to learn more about potential career paths in finance and network with finance professionals, alumni, and fellow students. Additionally, it is my hope that the organization reaches out to more individuals than those interested in traditional finance topics such as corporate finance, investment management, and investment banking through exposure to non-traditional topics such as socially responsible investing. We are committed to planning the best events, speakers, networking and career resourcing activities to further facilitate interest in finance.
The Global Business Club’s (GBC) mission is threefold. Firstly, helping people know more about the business in the international marketplace, increasing awareness about global business which will result in preparing everybody for the fierce global competition. Secondly, to help the International Students adjust to the new place, the new culture and the new customs. Thirdly, and probably the most interesting part of the club is to increase the cultural awareness so that the international students can learn more about the American customs and culture and vice versa for the residents.
The GREA is a student-led organization that focuses on providing CU MBA students with educational, networking and service opportunities within the real estate profession. By teaming up with the CU Real Estate Center and other student-run organizations, the GREA organizes various real estate events, trips, tours, and speaker panels to provide insight into various real estate careers and topics.
The Leeds Entrepreneurs Alliance (LEA) is on a mission to help those who seek to understand the steps required to take an idea from concept to actual business. We work closely with other CU and MBAA clubs to build networks of resources for the use of all students who strive to solve problems in business as entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, small business aspirants, and the like. We seek to demystify the process of building a business, from idea to the viable business. We are open to a wide audience including graduate students and undergraduates of different disciplines, and strive to build the connections that support these goals under the LEA banner. LEA also manages n-Lab and the General Track of the New Venture Challenge.
The mission of the Leeds Outdoor Industry Club is to grow and strengthen the MBA program through community interaction in order to prepare students for careers in the Outdoor Industry. By leveraging Boulder’s extensive community of outdoor industry companies and professionals, the Leeds Outdoor Industry Club provides opportunities for MBA students at the Leeds School of Business to learn and apply key business skills within the context of the Outdoor Industry. The goal of the Leeds Outdoor Industry Club is to facilitate professional development, promote the sharing of industry knowledge as well as create networking and educational opportunities within the Leeds MBA program.
Leeds Social Impact Consultants aims to provide consulting services to Colorado non-profits by recruiting CU graduate students with diverse skills and backgrounds. We believe that both the rigorous business training we are engaged in and our previous professional experience will be of value in building stronger and more successful social enterprises. We are an MBA student-run, pro-bono consulting service for non-profits and social ventures. In cooperation with the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, LSIC seeks to further develop relationships between the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder and the region’s extensive non-profit and social enterprise network.
The Marketing Club at the Leeds School of Business focuses on providing a variety of opportunities to enhance the student experience outside of the classroom. Our goal is to support activities and programs that provide value and increase club involvement and participation. Such activities will include the following: dedicated speaker panels throughout the year to address a variety of industries and functional roles including brand management, field marketing, marketing communications, brand strategy, market research and green marketing; marketing focused field trips and facility tours to gain "behind the scenes" insight; on and off-site workshops that enlist participation and expertise from regional businesses; increased engagement with Leeds marketing faculty.
MBSA helps students network and communicate with Corporate Representatives from well-known companies with many opportunities for internships and full-time jobs. MBSA offers a variety of meetings every year ranging from corporate, leadership, and team building.
Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in their workplaces and the world. Spanning six continents, Net Impact membership makes up one of the most influential networks of MBAs, graduate students, and professionals in existence today.
The Organics + Naturals @ Deming club exists to empower and enhance MBA students’ involvement with the Organics and Naturals community through networking, learning and research opportunities.
The Women in Business Club at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder has both undergraduate and MBA chapters that work to build an inclusive community that supports and enables women by fostering a network and furthering gender equality. Activities include speaker panels, networking and social events, mentorship, skills workshops and participation in conferences including the MBA Women International Conference
and the Women Inspiring Leadership Development Summit. The club is associated with MBA Women International, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of businesswomen as corporate leaders, executives and entrepreneurs—enriching workforce diversity around the world.