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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.

Samit Shah ’13: CBS Consulting

The Curl Ideas to wrap your mind around

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Your former classmate might be the perfect business partner.

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Private Equity's Philosopher

Robert F. Smith ’94, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, finds value in the people and places that are most often ignored.

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The Business Case for Going Green

Companies find that doing good for the environment is also good for the bottom line.

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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

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Eight Controversial Practices in the New Stock Market

New Research from Columbia Business School Makes Recommendations on How Regulators Should Intervene—If At All

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Executive in Residence Jack Mitchell: Hug Your Customers

At Mitchells Family of Stores, a three-generation family clothing business, knowing the customer is the modus operandi.

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Damon Phillips to Serve as Co-Director of Tamer Center

In his new role, Professor Phillips will lead research and curriculum, as well as develop connections and support, for the Tamer Center.

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The New CFO

CFOs like Tracey Travis ’86 of Estée Lauder do radically different jobs today than they did just 10 years ago.

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Asia’s Multilateralism

The United States should welcome the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — but it doesn’t, says Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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