Related Student Initiatives

Larry Fink, CEO, Blackrock, speaks as part of the Silfen Leadership Series.

Columbia MBA students build on the School’s offerings in leadership and ethics with their own initiatives as well as those developed under the auspices of the center, such as the Leadership and Ethics Board and Speakers Series.

Several prominent, student-led programs that have been popular for years exemplify students’ long-standing commitment to integrating ethics into their education. These include:

David and Lyn Silfen Leadership Series

The student-organized Silfen Leadership Series brings prominent business leaders to campus throughout the academic year for candid discussions of their own choices and thoughts on leadership.

Honor Board

The student-run Honor Board focuses on ethical issues relevant to student conduct on campus. The board represents student interests in discussions with the faculty and administration on ethics issues and assists in upholding the student Honor Code.


Military in Business Association

The Military in Business Association aims to serve the needs of the student body by bringing to campus speakers from various industries to discuss ways in which military experience did and did not prepare him or her for a career in business.