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What better way to learn about business? Columbia Business School’s New York location and its close ties to the business, nonprofit, and government communities means that students constantly hear from the leaders who are actively shaping the business landscape.
Take a class guest-taught by the CEO of a company you're studying or attend a talk with an industry pioneer you admire. It happens here every day. We have regular speaker series, such as the Silfen Leadership Series, the Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum, the Sir Gordon Wu Distinguished Speaker Forum, the Montrone Seminar Series on Ethics, and more.
There are also a host of annual conferences led by student clubs, which attract well-known guest speakers, participants, and alumni from across industries and around the world, providing students with greater insights into the current business environment. These conferences are entirely student run and give club members the opportunity to build industry connections while applying the management skills they learn in the classroom.
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At the Very Center of Business
See how Columbia Business School puts you at the very center of business, where chances for success revolve all around.Google+
Since 1916, Columbia Business School has lived at the heart of the business world, New York City, building symbiotic relationships with leading innovators and global trendsetters and offering students exposure to the very pulse of industry.
Today, we continue to enjoy daily insights from the influential figures driving current practices. Our renowned faculty members are leaders in their fields, producing groundbreaking research across areas, and our worldwide alumni network continues to grow and impact change. At the Business School today, we’re celebrating our place at the very center of it all.
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The strength of our School lies in our community, and the community connects online. Our Connect Online page makes it easy to see what the community says about what puts #CBSAtTheCenter of so many lives.
The Core: Experience the Impact of Knowledge
The Columbia Core Curriculum imparts unparalleled perspectives that inspire and challenge, and connect the dots to success.
The Columbia Core Curriculum is informed by thought leadership from the world’s leading-edge business environment. Our faculty's groundbreaking research influences business practices in every sector while our curriculum develops leaders who can create opportunity in any situation.
In an MBA program at the very center of business, you’ll learn to respond dynamically to any challenge. You'll gain the skills you need to succeed in a fast-moving, competitive business environment and see how to create opportunities where they once seemed impossible. At Columbia, at the heart of New York City, you’ll learn it all from the most influential figures in industry today.
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