Columbia Business School

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About Columbia Business School

About Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools, and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Some notable alumni include: Warren Buffet '51 (CEO of Berkshire Hathaway), Henry Kravis '69 (Founder of KKR), Vikram Pandit '80 (ex-CEO of Citigroup), Xavier R. Rolet '84 (CEO London Stock Exchange Group), and Alexander Haig '55 (United States Secretary of State).
[taken from Wikipedia]

Program Summary

For High school and University students who are interested in learning about Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Venture Creation and Business Model Development, and basic Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Depending on the session, 5-7 days spent at Columbia Business School's partner school.

Students acquire technical knowledge and skills in venture creation, industry and market dynamics, strategy formation, product development, leadership, operations, and finance. As well as basic Programming and simple Engineering concepts. Participants also increase college level research, project management, communication, and team skills. Course content and readings customized to take into account regional cultures, business practices, market trends, and currencies. Entire course will be taught by full time Columbia Business School VFA Instructors/Professors.

Application Requirement

• Ages 14-18
• Online application
• Stringent English interview required
• Eligibility determined by CBS registration partner - IEG Global Corporation (IEG) and CBS VFA personnel

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis (i.e. the sooner you submit your application the sooner it will be reviewed and an admissions decision will be made).


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