Finance and Business Strategy (FBS) is CU Boulder’s go-to resource for decision-making and business planning. FBS staff provide operational support at all levels to advance the University’s mission. FBS is lead by CU Boulder's Chief Financial Officer and is comprised of the following primary areas.
Budget & Finance: Budget & Fiscal Planning, Campus Controller’s Office, and CCO's Research Financial Services
Business Strategy: Business Strategy Office, Real Estate Services, and Auxiliary Services (Children's Center, CU Book Store, Imaging Services, and Parking Services)
Through collaboration, we connect ideas, resources and decisions that drive CU Boulder’s success. We do this through community engagement, stewardship of financial resources, and data‐supported decision making.
Credible: Our word is impeccable. Creative: We bring forward unconventional ideas and solutions. Committed: We have a strong sense of purpose and always start with “why.” Customer focused: We anticipate and exceed our customers’ expectations. Courageous: We are comfortable challenging the status quo and engaging in creative disruption. Connective: We take a holistic campus approach in all that we do.
Campus Strategic Imperatives
1.) Shape Tomorrow's Leaders
Finance and Business Strategy is committed to developing staff and leaders who provide unparalleled customer service, responsiveness, and high-quality solutions integral to the success and advancement of CU Boulder’s mission.
2.) Be the Top University for Innovation
Finance and Business Strategy aims to be nationally recognized for creating innovative solutions that have strategic impact. We provide useful insights, tools, and services to help academic and administrative units make informed and effective decisions. Through collaboration, community engagement, and intelligent analysis, we work to make CU Boulder the higher education leader in innovation.
3.) Positively Impact Humanity
Finance and Business Strategy intentionally seeks opportunities within our spans of control and spheres of influence to actively understand and remove barriers to potential growth, success, and inclusion. We see ourselves as active - not passive - contributors in addressing the humanitarian issues of our time.