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Columbia Business School’s MBA program complements the Individual, Business and Society curriculum in core courses with a number of electives during the second year of the program. Elective courses that explore leadership and ethics issues in more depth and integrate relevant material across functional disciplines include the following courses:

B7553 - Managerial decision making
Instructor: Joel Brockner

B8513 - Personal leadership and success
Instructor: Hitendra Wadhwa

B8720 - Advanced Organizational Change
Instructor: Todd Jick

B8214 - Business in society: Doing well by doing good?
Instructor: Geoffrey Heal

B8299 - The Private sector and international development
Instructor: Jonas Hjort

B6501 - International Business
Instructor: Amit Khandelwal

B8349 - Finance and sustainability
Instructor: Bruce Usher

B8343 - Corporate governance: Failures, Successes, & the Impetus for and Impact of Change
Instructor: Ira Millstein


Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Watch the trailer for our interactive debate exploring the value of financial markets, the interaction between government and innovation, and what role markets should play in society.

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This event was presented by Fred Friendly Seminars in partnership with the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, and was part of Columbia Business School’s Individual, Business and Society (IBS) curriculum.

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2014 Klion Forum

When: April 15th, 2014 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Where: 3022 Broadway
Calder Lounge, Uris Hall (1st Floor)
New York, NY 10027

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Join Ms. Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup, and Ms. Ellen Kaden, chief legal and government affairs officer of Campbell Soup, for a fireside chat moderated by Professor Bruce Kogut on board governance and maintaining high ethical principles in a competitive market.

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Featured Video

With rapidly changing consumer tastes, many food companies are looking to expand their markets at home and overseas. How does an iconic American company stay relevant?

Featured Research

The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance
Identifies "structural breaks" — privatization, for example, or globalization — and assesses why powerful actors across countries behave similarly or differently in terms of network properties and corporate governance.


Program Brochure

View the Bernstein Center brochure, Ethical Challenges in Business