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Core

Our core curriculum is a series of focused, rigorous, and relevant courses taken primarily during the first year of the EMBA Program. Our faculty has designed the core to give you an in-depth mastery of the academic disciplines and applied functional areas necessary for every business leader’s success.

First-year EMBA students are divided into clusters of students who take every core course together. Clusters are further broken down into learning teams of about five to six students with diverse professional backgrounds, a structure that fosters cross-disciplinary collaboration from the start of the program.

Core courses are:


Note that each core course is taught by several different professors each term; the professors and syllabi linked above are merely samples of what may be offered in a given term.

Visit Courses at Columbia Business School to read more class descriptions and learn about additional course offerings.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Saturday, April 4 - Uris Hall, Room 301
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Saturday, April 18 - Uris Hall, Room 303
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For a full list of upcoming EMBA-Global information sessions, both for EMBA-Global Americas and Europe and EMBA-Global Asia, please visit the EMBA-Global website.

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Application Deadlines

 

EMBA-NY Friday/Saturday >

August 2015 Entry
Regular Decision: June 3, 2015

 

EMBA-Americas >

January 2016 Entry
Regular Decision: October 28, 2015

 

All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. EST on the date listed.

Special Concentration in Business Management

Special Concentration in Business Management

Applications for the Special Concentration in Business Management is now closed. It will reopen Spring of 2016. 


If you are interested in learning more about the Special Concentration, please take time to carefully review the program details and FAQ.

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MBA
Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

EMBA-New York Saturday
Early: 1/12/15
Final: 3/2/15

EMBA-New York Fri/Sat
Early: 3/18/15
Final: 6/3/15

Did you Know?

38%

of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens

 

42,000

alumni in the Columbia Business School network

 

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