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Consulting Program

About the Consulting Program

Columbia Business School has a strong presence in consulting. All top five new MBA employers are consulting firms, with McKinsey alone offering positions to 50 new graduates in 2014.

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.

Strategic Intuition Consulting Lab

The Strategic Intuition Consulting Lab teaches a research-based innovation method and guides student teams through applying the method in real projects for major companies.

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Columbia Business School Ushers in Centennial Milestone with the Launch of a Multi-Year Celebration

Columbia Business School today announced the launch of its centennial celebration, unveiling a new website and announcing an array of events to commemorate the School’s landmark achievements over the past 100 years.

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All in the Family

People often talk about the close bonds that define the School’s community, but the Guenthers take the idea of a “Columbia Business School family” to a new level.

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2015 Deming Cup to Be Awarded to Kenneth Chenault and Toby Cosgrove

The W. Edwards Deming Center at Columbia Business School announced that the 2015 Deming Cup for Operational Excellence will be awarded to Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, and Dr. Delos M. “Toby” Cosgrove, president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic.

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3 Big, Bold Career Moves

Top ways to audaciously position yourself for your next job and beyond

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Columbia Business School Partners with the White House to Expand Opportunities for Female Leaders

Columbia Business School has long been a leader in identifying building a pipeline that encourages and supports female leaders.

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Want to Field a Winning Team? Try Equality

Research from Professor Adam Galinsky studied FIFA data from 199 soccer teams and found that the more broadly-based your talent search, the more people you will encounter and the higher the probability that you will find talent in places you never knew existed.

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Lorraine Marchand Named Director of Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program

In her new role, which she assumes on August 3, Marchand will be responsible for strategic, curricular, and administrative initiatives for the program, working closely with students, faculty and staff members, alumni, and corporate sponsors.

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You’re More Creative When You’re Sarcastic, Study Says

Research by Professor Adam Galinsky reveals that people who express and receive sarcastic comments are more creative.

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Tips for Today’s CFO

Professor Rita McGrath says that conventional finance metrics measure the wrong things and that we are beginning to see more finance community members embrace different accounting methods.

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