The Business School benefits from the guidance of five Advisory Councils focused on the emerging needs of our signature programs and other specialized practice areas, including global energy, sports and entertainment, and health administration. Members of these councils offer knowledge specific to their industries, benefiting our unique programs immensely.
Board and council members are a vital link to the broader business community and a source of innovative ideas about learning opportunities.
The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship houses the Business School's entrepreneurship courses, and issues entrepreneurship certificates with Business School graduate degrees. The center also is home to a new business incubator and gives Business Plan Competition awards each year. The advisory council for the Jake Jabs Center is active in supporting the full scope of center activities.
The Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI) is dedicated to helping the Information Systems discipline integrate with current business practices. In addition to providing support for Information Systems, members have many networking and learning opportunities. See the CITI website for more information.
The MS in Global Energy Management is supported by members from interested energy companies who are helping the Business School identify the current and emerging needs of this dynamic industry.
The Health Administration advisory council supports the MS in Health Administration, the MBA in Health Administration and the Executive MBA in Health Administration programs.
The Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Program at CU Denver is the only graduate and undergraduate RMI program in the Mountain West region. Established in 2011, the program educates students with academic and practical knowledge on mitigating loss, as well as on managing risk across a variety of industries. The RMI Advisory Council is made up of risk managers and insurance executives that partner with the program and provide support in a variety of areas.
The Sports and Entertainment Management specialization within the MBA or MS in Management degrees is supported by an advisory council of highly placed leaders in the field.
The newly developed Managing for Sustainability specialization within the MBA or MS in Management degrees is supported by an advisory council from the industry.