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Clusters and Learning Teams
In your first year at Columbia Business School, you will join a cluster of students from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds. Together, you will study the core curriculum, explore the city, lead student clubs, and volunteer your time. Within your cluster, you will be assigned to a four to five person learning team. Carefully selected for their professional and personal diversity, your team will represent a variety of fields such as finance, consulting, engineering, and nonprofit work. Together, you will team up on assignments, each of you bringing a unique perspective to solve the business challenges before you.
Columbia Business School proudly fosters a collaborative learning environment. You will soon see that the community this environment creates will greatly enrich your time at the School. Lifelong friendships are made, creating extraordinary business connections and opportunities that last far beyond graduation.
MBA Program: Learning Teams
FULL-TIME MBA PROGRAM
Employers know that Columbia graduates are ready to hit the ground running with the practical skills and strategic thinking they learned from our transformative curriculum.
EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM
Executives who come to Columbia know they can learn more, achieve more, and are ready to put their careers on the fast track.
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