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  • 5 Ways to Leverage Your MBA to Achieve Your Goals

    Your friends and family anticipate, along with you, the moment you walk across the stage and hear your name called to receive your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. You’re excited about your future, or perhaps a little anxious, and certainly relieved that your hard work has been rewarded. What comes next?
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  • Quiz - How is a Cover Letter Like a Bad Handshake?

    Handshakes are another form of introduction, so think of your cover letter as handshake. While you may think you're offering a warm handshake, your cover letter actually could be strong-arming you out of a job. Take this quiz to find out what type of handshake your cover letter is most associated with and the impression it's giving to potential employers.
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  • What it Takes to Be a Cop: A Personal Perspective

    I’m often asked, “What does it take to be a cop?” I don’t always have a complete answer to offer, mostly because my response has changed over the years. Of course, I could give you the basics: how many many push-ups you have to do, how quickly you must run a mile and a half and how you can’t ever have used narcotics or hard drugs. But you could find all this basic information with a quick scan of the agency website that you’re interested in joining. So maybe reading about my law enforcement career will give you insight into what it takes to be a cop.
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  • CTU Distinguished Lecturer Series: The Future of Managing Health Care

    The CTU Distinguished Lecturer Series continues on March 28th with Ken Vance, Senior Vice President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in their Specialized Industry Group focusing on health care. With more than 33 years in the financial and health care industries, Ken shared his insight on the future of health care management and its opportunities.
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  • Are Businesses Profiting at the Expense of Society?

    On February 14, 2013, Dr. Ingo Böbel spoke as part of the CTU Distinguished Lecturer Series. A published author and scholar, Dr. Böbel has had a profound impact on industrial organization research and shared his insight into the economic theory of creating shared value, also known as CSV. Here are a few of the key takeaways from his lecture.
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  • Six Reasons Businesses Go Global

    In August 2012, we launched Colorado Technical University’s new Distinguished Lecturer Series with Amy Powell, Director of Operations for Starbucks Coffee Co. The CTU Distinguished Lecturer Series continued on February 21 with Dr. Marika Taishoff, Director of MBA programs at the International University of Monaco, who offered her insight on Going Global.
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  • How to Successfully Pass the PMP Exam

    Interested in adding a Project Manager Professional (PMP) designation to your career toolkit? Recently, I reached out to PMP and friend, Fahad Usmani, to gain his insight on the PMP certification process.
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  • A JD, DM or a PhD - What's the Best Post-Graduate Degree for Your Career Path?

    When I completed my doctorate, my dissertation chair congratulated me and joked that I could now use the title “doctor” to get dinner reservations. He warned that this could potentially cause a problem if there were a medical emergency requiring a different kind of doctor. While most people think of the medical profession, the title “doctor” may be used to reference anyone who graduates with a doctoral degree. Doctoral graduates represent a wide array of skill, knowledge and capabilities.
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