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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Welcome to Manhattanville – A conversation with Dean Costis Maglaras

Welcome to the first episode of a special season of Columbia Bizcast dedicated to Columbia Business School’s new home in Manhattanville!

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Mission, Purpose, and Moon-Shooting with Vasiliki Petrou, Group CEO of Unilever Prestige

"Moon shooting is the right way to push the business and the world to a better place than the one we're currently living in."

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Social Impact

Impact Investing and the Future of Flexible Capital

How should investors start considering returns?


Turnaround: A Tale of Two Pandemic Case Studies

Why did that company go bankrupt?

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

We start our new season of Bizcast with a conversation about the challenges of entrepreneurship.

The Workplace

Inspiring and Exhausting: Reporting on Political Campaigns

What is it like for a journalist to cover the final days of a political campaign, right before an election?


The Intersection of Business, Politics, and Society: A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

Part of the KPMG Peat Marwick/Stanley R. Klion Forum, hosted by the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

The Phillips Pathway Program: Learning to Advocate for an Inclusive Workplace

Continuing the legacy of the late Professor Katherine Phillips.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Goldman Sachs: Erika Irish Brown '98

Brown shared some of the measures she’s put into place that address racial injustice and help move the organization toward a place of equity.


Tommy Hendrix ’17, Fighting COVID-19 as an Alumnus and a Green Beret

Exploring the gray markets of personal protective equipment.

Setting Policy for What Comes After COVID-19: Dr. Faheem Ahmed ’20

Like many of his classmates, Dr. Faheem Ahmed started the spring semester, primed to put the finishing touches on his MBA. But after COVID-19 began to spread, he relocated to his home in London to complete his degree remotely and work on the frontline of the crisis.

Building Ad Hoc COVID-19 Testing Sites STAT: Jacquie Henderson ’17

Jacquie Henderson ’17 works in strategy and operations for a seven-hospital health system that serves communities in New York's Hudson Valley and in Western Connecticut.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Inflection Points in the New World of Business

Professor Rita McGrath outlines some scenarios that could help firms cope -- and eventually thrive.

Economics & Policy

Beyond CARES: Economist Glenn Hubbard on Government Response to COVID-19

Hubbard asks: Can we design a more effective plan, in case of a next time?

A World of Hurt: The Impact of COVID-19 on Retail

Director of Retail Studies Mark Cohen offers his view on the changes coming to large retailers, many of which had already seen declining sales and store closures before the pandemic hit.

Rise to the challenge.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world of business, while bringing historical inequities and injustice into sharp relief.

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