Established in 2011 with a visionary gift from Richard Paul Richman, JD '72, MBA '73, the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University is a joint venture of Columbia's Business and Law Schools.
Launched in 2010 under the leadership of founding director Laurie Hodrick, the A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business, the Program for Financial Studies supports initiatives in the field of financial studies at Columbia Business School.
The Social Enterprise Program (SEP) at Columbia Business School provides a framework for students to think in broader terms about their role in business and society, and prepares them with the knowledge and experience to respond to the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
In a new Master Class at Columbia Business School, NYC: Innovative and Entrepreneurial Solutions to the City's Complex Challenges, six student teams collaborated with mentors from the private sector to develop recommendations addressing New York City problems. At the end of the fall 2011 semester, each student team presented their solutions to representatives from the New York City Mayor's Office.
The thought leadership and intellectual capital of Columbia Business School form the foundation of the Executive Education programs: a premier resource for executives tasked with adapting and succeeding in turbulent times. Immersed in the business capital of the world, engaged by a passionate, world-renowned faculty, participants are empowered with ideas that transform careers and companies.
Using teaching, practical experience and research, the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics -- the umbrella for leadership and ethics activities at Columbia Business School -- ensures that these issues are an integral aspect of training the next generation of global business leaders.
Since 1916, Columbia Business School has bridged academic theory and real-world practice through broad engagement with the business community, fostering an entrepreneurial mindset in students who will become global business leaders.