Accounting faculty members conduct both theoretical and empirical research on a wide range of topics in financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax, information economics, and corporate finance.
DRO faculty members undertake research and instruction on decision-making through optimization, modeling and managing uncertainty, and all aspects of operations.
Finance and Economics courses prepare students for career paths including, among others, consulting, corporate finance, capital markets, sales and trading, investment managements, and private equity.
Members of the Management Division are trained in a wide range of academic disciplines and are experienced in business, government, and nonprofit management.
Marketing research and courses encompass consumer behavior, marketing strategy, retailing leadership, marketing management, and quantitative modeling.
The Columbia MBA Program’s flexible curriculum is designed to prepare you for the distinct challenges you will face as an emerging leader in a rapidly changing business world.
Learning from cutting-edge research and the development of new business models, you will have access to ideas that will elevate your career and the organization of which you are a part.
In addition to our courses in strategy, marketing, and finance, we offer the opportunity to design a custom education program to meet your organization’s needs.
Anchored in psychology, organizational sociology, and economics, the Cross-Disciplinary Area (CDA) in Competitive Strategy engages faculty members across disciplines in the study of the integrated strategy of a firm.
The Decision Making and Negotiations Cross-Disciplinary Area (CDA) brings together faculty members who share research expertise on the behavioral aspects of decision making and negotiations.
The Executives in Residence Program at Columbia Business School, among the first of its kind when it was founded nearly three decades ago, integrates senior executives into the life of the School.
An initiative of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, the IBS curriculum equips students to critically consider workplace conflicts and tradeoffs.
These project-based elective courses challenge students to integrate concepts from the School’s core curriculum with actual business problems and to make hard-and-fast managerial decisions.
MBA Areas of Study