Columbia Launches Revamped MBA Curriculum

Students at Columbia Business School Photograph by James Leynse/Corbis

Columbia Business School on Wednesday announced a revamped MBA core curriculum for the incoming class, shifting some course content online to free up classroom time for discussion. Other changes include moving a credit-bearing leadership course from the first semester to orientation, increasing the number of electives that first-year students can take from 12 to 13.5, overhauling Decision Models course to emphasize the use of big data, and infusing more courses with “entrepreneurial thinking.”

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