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Leeds MS alumnus recognized in “30 Under 30” by the Institute of Supply Management

March 20, 2018

Tanner Ryan, an alumnus of the Leeds MS in Supply Chain Management program, graduated among the best in his class in 2015. Fast forward to 2018 and recognition of his talent has gone national. The Institute of Supply Management recently included Ryan on their “30 Under 30” list , which...

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Changes in MS Programs start dates

March 2, 2018

Over the last few years, the Leeds School of Business has launched six specialized graduate-level business programs, including a one-year Master’s in Finance, Real Estate, and Supply Chain Management, as well as MS degrees in Taxation and Accounting. With each passing year, student feedback continues to inform administrative decisions and...

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Advice on the MS Admissions Process

Feb. 16, 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 MS candidates. Typically, prospective students want to know “What do you look for in a candidate?” This question is a concern to...

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The Leeds School of Business MS in Supply Chain Management program finds itself in good company

Jan. 29, 2018

The Leeds School of Business MS in Supply Chain Management program finds itself in good company in a recent review of supply chain masters programs, published by PredictiveAnalyticsToday.com . Ranked #3 of the thirty reviewed, the Leeds’ MS program was outranked only by the University of Texas at Dallas (#1)...

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...

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U.S. News & World Report Master's Programs Attract Women

Oct. 23, 2017

In a recent article, U.S. News & World Report reported: “Unlike MBA Programs that are often male-dominated, specialized master’s degree programs in marketing and communications at business schools attract a large percentage of woman.” The Leeds School of Business Master’s Program in Business Analytics was mentioned in this article as...

Jobs in Real Estate

Getting a Great Job in the Real Estate Industry

Feb. 7, 2017

A couple of important questions to ponder while planning your graduate school education in real estate, if you want to make a difference and get a job. First, what is real estate? To many the term conjures up a vision of new homes or maybe a construction site surrounded by...

What is an MS in Finance blog post

What is an MS in Finance?

Dec. 13, 2016

By David Gross, PhD; Faculty Director, MS Finance Hello blog readers. My name is David Gross. I’ve been teaching finance at the Leeds School for over 20 years and have been the Faculty Director of the MS Finance program since its inception. In this post I will briefly describe the...

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Getting a Master's Degree in Real Estate

April 17, 2016

A Master’s Degree in Real Estate involves a comprehensive study of the multiple facets of real estate, preparing you for careers in the financial, management and operations aspects of real estate. If you’re interested in furthering your career, such as being a real estate development project manager or a property...