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Entrepreneurship

Overview

At the very heart of our philosophy is the entrepreneurial mindset. Our courses will teach you to emphasize your individual initiative and bring those skills to bear on any business path you choose. The MBA program focuses on identifying, valuing, and capturing opportunity. Virtually all business leaders will depend on these skills, whether as entrepreneurs, consultants, financiers, or CEOs.

Many entrepreneurs who got their start at Columbia are now building successful companies from the ground up. If you are looking to launch your own venture, the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center is there to provide hands-on guidance and support during a student's academic career and beyond through initiatives like the Columbia Startup Lab, a new co-working space and entrepreneurship program for first-year alumni. Located in Soho, the lab engages faculty advisors and mentors and hosts events to help students successfully launch and grow their businesses after graduation.

The Startup Student

Allison Strouse '14, founder and CEO of Yarly, discusses Columbia Business School's entrepreneurial advantage.

 

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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.

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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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Doctoral Program

Shape the future of research, management, and business with a doctorate from Columbia Business School.

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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.

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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.

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The Core: Experience the Impact of Knowledge

The Columbia Core Curriculum imparts unparalleled perspectives that inspire and challenge, and connect the dots to success.

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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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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-Americas
Final: 10/29/14

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

 

41,000

alumni in the Columbia Business School network

 

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