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Curriculum Highlight: Sustainable Venturing

Feb. 24, 2020

The Boulder-Denver area is well known for its conscientiousness regarding the environment. Through Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) at Leeds, students can enroll in a variety of courses that consider what role businesses and leaders have to all stakeholders, including the environment. Some classes encourage students to think...

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Leeds Team Shines at Supply Chain Management Competition

Feb. 18, 2020

Both nationally and worldwide, Leeds School of Business students make their mark at prestigious case competitions in every area of business. Last weekend, a team of Leeds School of Business MBA and MS Supply Chain Management students competed in the regional round of the pre-eminent Association for Supply Chain Management...

Second Year Summit

Second Year Summit

Jan. 29, 2020

As second year MBAs continue to work through their final semester at Leeds, we came together to celebrate our MBA experience and share stories. MBAs reflected on the past year and a half as students, interns, TAs, and more. The way Leeds sets up the MBA curriculum, first year students...

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An International Perspective from Current Students

Jan. 23, 2020

Husband and wife, Martin Eguiguren and Antonia Wurth, hail from Santiago, Chile and are both current graduate students at Leeds. The couple moved to Boulder the summer of 2018 when Martin began the Full-Time MBA program. Antonia decided to pursue the MS in Real Estate in part because of Martin’s...

Women in Business Executive Series

Women in Business Executive Series

Jan. 9, 2020

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the MBA Women in Business Club has been bringing in local women executives. These events are capped at ten students from all the graduate programs and include a catered lunch. Jessie Dixon , the COO of eCommerce retailer Havenly, was one such executive recently hosted...

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Lunch and Learn with the CFO of Denver International Airport

Dec. 3, 2019

For a recent lunch and learn, the Adam Smith Society hosted Gisela Shanahan, the CFO of Denver International Airport . One of the first women in the airport industry, Ms. Shanahan has been with DIA for the last 10 years. Much of her talk touched on the history of DIA...

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GMAT or GRE? Choosing Your Standardized Test

Nov. 21, 2019

When preparing to apply to a graduate program, one of the main questions prospective students ask is which standardized test, GMAT or GRE, should they take. Like many other MBA and MS programs around the country, Leeds accepts scores from either test and the admissions team does not have a...

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New Product Development at Sterling Rice Group

Nov. 19, 2019

One of the benefits of an MBA program in Boulder is the ability to visit local companies. As an optional field trip as part of Professor Jay Waddell’s New Product Development class, a group of Second Year MBAs visited the downtown office of Sterling Rice Group. Founded in 1984, SRG...

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Alumna Spotlight: Andrea Phillips, Military MBA ('17)

Nov. 15, 2019

Andi-Sue in her Pilot seat Current Job : Human Factors Engineer Consultant | Airline Pilot Andrea "Andi Sue" Phillips elected to get her MBA after service in the Navy for 20+ years. She shares with us her reasons for pursuing the MBA after the Milltary and how our Evening MBA...

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The Women in Business Annual Retreat

Oct. 29, 2019

Leeds has a dedicated approach to bridging the gender divide in business with its End the Gap 2020 Initiative. Throughout the year, students are encouraged to attend events and workshops, and participate in clubs and groups that strive to diversify the world of business. Within the graduate program, MBA candidates...