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Consulting Program

About the Consulting Program

Columbia Business School has a strong presence in consulting. Three of our top six new MBA employers are consulting firms, with McKinsey alone offering positions to 60 new graduates in 2012.

Over 30% of our graduates choose a career in consulting. Our Consulting Track is a demanding, integrated curriculum that provides MBA students with the skills needed to succeed in consulting, and is led by a faculty renown for cutting-edge research that shapes the thinking in the industry.

The Consulting Program at Columbia Business School provides an intellectual forum for students, alumni, faculty, and the consulting industry. We support outreach initiatives that work to make us a focal point for the global consulting community.

Samit Shah ’13: CBS Consulting

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Vince Ponzo '03 demystifies the entrepreneurial mindset.

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Why China's Bubble Won't Burst

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Modi's Five Waves of Change

Each wave has the potential to boost India's GDP by at least a half percentage point, says Adil Zainulbhai, chairman of the new Quality Council of India.

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Angel Investing: The New Alternative Asset

Carefully selected and managed portfolios of personal angel investments can produce an average annual return of more than 25 percent.

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