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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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Sowing Startup Success

Owen Davis ’08, managing partner of NYC Seed, doesn't believe people are born with a startup gene. "Anyone can launch," Davis says. "There’s a process that will minimize the silly mistakes new entrepreneurs make.”

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A Storyteller Goes Back to School

Amanda Kinsey ’12 has produced a film about Columbia University's storied past.

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Binu Nair Named Dean's Chief of Staff

Binu Nair has been named Chief of Staff of the Dean’s Office of Columbia Business School, effective September 8.

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Joseph Stiglitz Responds to Thomas Piketty

Columbia University's resident Nobel laureate weigh in on Thomas Piketty's influential — and controversial — book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.”

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Organic vs. Paid Advertising? Inside the Mind of An Online Browser

New research by Columbia Business School offers rare insights into what consumers are thinking when they land on the search engine results page

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Columbia Business School’s Incoming Class Beats the Heat and ALS by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge Together

Incoming Columbia Business School students joined thousands of people around the country in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and engaging in a friendly rivalry with other top business schools.

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Transforming Safety

Neurotect, the startup cofounded by Linda Chase-Jenkins ’93, is poised to transform the sports safety market — and save millions of lives.

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Disrupting the Benefits Business

Rosaline Chow Koo ’88, who will attend the School’s Pan-Asian Reunion in October, has launched Asia’s first employee-benefits big data startup.

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Borrowers Beware! When It Comes to Business Loans and Defaults, Not All State Laws Are Created Equal

Columbia Business School study finds that New York’s tough contract laws make it the most favorable state for lenders

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