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Contact Information
2880 Broadway
Armstrong Hall, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10025, United States
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Best B-School Road Trip: Columbia Business School

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane go uptown to New York City's Columbia Business School to see what makes it one of the top business programs in America.

About Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School delivers a learning experience where academic excellence meets real-time exposure to the pulse of global business. Our transformative curriculum bridges academic theory with unparalleled exposure to real-world business practice, equipping students with an entrepreneurial mindset to recognize, capture, and create opportunity in any environment. The thought leadership of Columbia’s faculty and staff, accomplishments of its alumni, and location in the center of global business allows the School to have an immediate, measurable impact on the forces shaping business every day.

Events Calendar

  • Nov 24
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    MBA Information Session

    New York, NY

    Information sessions are an efficient way to find out more about Columbia Business School and the MBA Program. At an information session you will have an opportunity to talk with admissions counselors and current students.

  • Dec 1
    Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive

    New York, NY

    In five days of hands-on, interactive sessions, Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive provides you with a unique opportunity to deepen your expertise of finance and accounting for better management and decision-making capabilities.

  • Dec 6
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Spotlight On: EMBA Community

    New York, NY

    Gain an insider's perspective on the Columbia Business School EMBA program by attending our EMBA Spotlight series events. These on-campus panels will give prospective students an in-depth look at particular aspects of the Executive MBA experience. 

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About Columbia University

Tuition: Can I afford it?

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0 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 5 Custom executive non-degree programs
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
19% 19
44% 44
11% 11
Non-Degree Programs Offered
31 Open Enrollment Programs 40 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Experiential learning
45% 45
Other
26% 26
Lectures
22% 22
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
Columbia Senior Executive Program Comprehensive Management 26 $53,500 The Program is an incomparable 26-day journey of intellectual, personal and professional discovery, transformation and growth for senior executives.
Columbia Essentials of Management Comprehensive Management 13 $24,850 Columbia Essentials of Management enables high-potential executives to build critical business foundations in functional areas while developing superior leadership skills.
Columbia Management Institute Program Comprehensive Management 13 $23,000 The Columbia Management Institute Program provides an MBA-inspired core management education focused on the practical execution of business concepts in a modular format convenient for busy professionals living in the tri-state area.
Value Investing Finance 3 $6,850 Exclusively offered at Columbia, Value Investing led by Professors Bruce Greenwald and Tano Santos upholds the traditions of Graham and Dodd's value-based theory established at Columbia Business School and its successful applications.
High Impact Leadership Leadership 6 $10,950 High Impact Leadership is a challenging and deep experience focused on self awareness and chance through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, small-group sessions and provocative lectures.
Emerging Leader Development Program Leadership 6 $9,400 The Emerging Leadership Development Program is designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities.
Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Executive Finance 5 $8,600 Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Executive provides executives with limited financial background the opportunity to gain practical understanding of financial concepts and become more discerning of possible problems.
Creating and Executing Breakthrough Strategy Strategy 6 $9,400 Creating and Executing Breakthrough Strategy provides executives with proven techniques for skillfully developing highly differentiated strategies and action plans that take full advantage of market opportunities and build a competitive edge.
Leading Strategic Growth and Change Strategy 6 $8,650 Leading Strategic Growth and Change focuses on the process of finding opportunities, launching new ventures and leading necessary organizational changes to revitalize your corporation.
Personal Leadership and Success Leadership 3 $5,650 Personal Leadership and Success reverses the external leadership approach and focuses on the aptitude to understand and direct one's internal environment–goals, motivations, mindsets, and emotions.
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
GE Corp. Leadership: Entrepreneurial Leadership Train'g Strategy & Leadership Dubai 2012
CITIC Advanced Corporate Finance Program Finance China 2012
Pudong Institute of Finance: Int'l Financial Markets Finance China 2011

Students: Who are my classmates?

40 Companies that ran custom programs
33 Female Students 54 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • Personal Leadership and Success Online Institute for Personal Leadership
  • Driving Strategic Impact Online Institute for Personal Leadership
  • GE Corp. Leadership: Entrepreneurial Leadership Train'g General Electric
  • Center for Curatorial Leadership Program Center for Curatorial Leadership
  • Greater Returns Bank of America

Alumni: How strong is my network?

42,361 Living MBA Alumni 39 Countries where alumni clubs exist
71 Active alumni clubs
17% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.