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The China Business Initiative provides a platform for representatives from academia, industry, and government to exchange ideas and opinions and to generate knowledge of research on China through conferences, community building, and publications. Learn more.
The India Business Initiative is a platform for Columbia Business School, faculty, and alumni to connect with each other and with industry leaders and policy makers on all things India-related. We invite you to explore our deep well of research, peruse news and commentaries, attend events, and utilize our resources.
Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America (ECLA) is a certificate program that equips Latin American entrepreneurs with the foundational knowledge and perspective to implement and lead change both within their companies and countries and across borders. ECLA connects entrepreneurs with faculty members from the school and with experts from Endeavor, a global organization focused on entrepreneurship. Learn more.
The Global Leadership Matrix (GLeaM) was launched at Columbia Business School in 2011 by Sheena Iyengar, S.T. Lee Professor of Business, as an initiative of The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business. GLeaM’s mission is to advance and promote understanding of leadership in a global context. The central GLeaM initiative is its free-content website that delivers the latest insights on leadership and offers sophisticated tools for individuals to assess and improve aspects of their leadership ability. The beta version currently offers network assessment and time management tools, and in the coming months additional tools will be available. These tools will provide assessments and advice across an expanding matrix of leadership qualities so GLeaM members over time can develop a comprehensive leadership profile.
With each completed tool, GLeaM members receive custom feedback and advice on a particular aspect of their leadership profile — for example, a detailed view of their social network map and its characteristics — and they will be able to compare their results to those of other GLeaM users across the globe. The resulting anonymous data pools will allow professors to fill important gaps in academic and business research. The ensuing articles, white papers, case studies, and short videos will be posted on the GLeaM website. Learn more.
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Winter study tours are announced in May; spring tours are announced in October. Check our study tour page for updates.
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Sept. 4: Chazen Institute info session for CBS students. 12:30 p.m., Uris 307. No registration necessary.
Sept. 9: Information session for CBS students interested in organizing a Winter Study Tour. 12:30 p.m., Uris 142. No registration necessary.
Sept. 9: “Government is Broken, and Big Business Needs to Help Fix It” featuring The Economist Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait. Get more information and register
Sept. 15: “What the Modi Government Must Do to Transform India Into a Modern Economy” with Arvind Panagariya
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