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April 29, 2009

Professor Laura B. Resnikoff '76, participates in new Executive MBA course in Dubai

On April 29th, Columbia Business School faculty, alumni and other prominent business leaders gathered at the Capital Club at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).


On April 29th, Columbia Business School faculty, alumni and other prominent business leaders gathered at the Capital Club at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

The reception was held as part of a new Executive MBA course taught at Columbia Business School by Professor Laura B. Resnikoff ('76): "Investment Evolution and Opportunities in the MENA Region." The course is among the electives offered in Columbia Business School's Executive MBA program, and covers private equity and sovereign wealth fund investments issues in the MENA region. One of the highlights of the course is the opportunity for interaction between the Executive MBA students and Columbia Business School alumni based in North Africa and the Middle East.

Professor Resnikoff said, "We are pleased to introduce a course designed to understand the investment opportunities and challenges associated with the unprecedented wealth transfer and accumulation in the dynamic and resource-rich economies of the MENA region. Our visit to Dubai provided a fantastic opportunity for our students to gain insights into the Middle East marketplace."

This reception allowed Columbia Business School students to engage with some of the leading businesspeople in the region and was graciously hosted by Amwal AlKhaleej in Dubai. See press coverage in Zawya News.

 

Columbia Business School Alumni attendees in the classroom at Dubai

 

At the Dubai event reception

 

 

Fellows Program Information Session - April 16

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The Private Equity Program announcing the timeline and updates for the Private Equity Fellows Program. All interested 2nd year candidates are encouraged to RSVP and attend Click here for registration link

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Events

April 11-13

Columbia Business School 2014 Reunion
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April 16

The Private Equity Program announcing the timeline and updates for the Fellows Program All interested 2nd year candidates are encouraged to RSVP and attend Read More >

May 5 

Annual Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria
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December 5-7

Fourth Annual Deal Camp in Montauk
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New Research

No Free Shop: Why Target Companies in MBOs and Private Equity Transactions Sometimes Choose Not to Buy ‘Go Shop’ Options

By Charles W. Calomiris, Donna M. Hitscherich and Adonis Antoniades

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