The Leading Edge Group partnered with the Daniels College of Business, at the University of Denver in 2006 to develop a market-responsive, healthcare-specific Lean Black Belt program. This program is academically credited by the College. The College also offers and credits The Leading Edge Group’s Lean Healthcare Green Belt program.
Founded in 1908, Daniels College of Business is the eighth oldest school of business in the United States and has been accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – since 1923. Only 15% of business school programs meet the rigorous standards of AACSB. The $25-million Daniels College of Business building opened in 1999 and adds leading-edge educational technology and facilities to the learning environment. The Daniels College of Business enrols nearly 3,000 students; the University of Denver enrols approximately 10,850 students.
Daniels offers full-time and part-time MBA programs with several concentrations, including a customized option. Daniels also offers an International MBA; Master of Science; degrees in finance, marketing, business intelligence, and real estate and construction management; a Master of Accountancy; and a Master of Taxation. The Daniels dual-degree program allows students to complete a combination of two graduate degrees. The oldest (30 years and counting) in the nation, the Daniels Executive MBA for experienced professionals is one of the most rigorous programs of its kind. A variety of certificate programs are also offered for working professionals.