The Columbia Global Centers provide opportunities for the University and their local business communities to collaborate with experts and industry specialists on leading-edge business growth and entrepreneurial solutions. The Centers offer business leaders and the public trainings, workshops, and master classes on subjects such as innovative business models, financial structures, and governance practices.
Equity Bank CEO Dr James Mwangi with the 2018 MBA graduating class from Columbia Business School, during the Global Immersion Programme visit to the Bank. The students who were accompanied by Assistant Prof Jonas Hjort (with a book) were taken through the bank’s unique business model, sustainable competitive advantage, differentiation strategy, high socio-economic impact and future growth strategy.
In marking International Women Day, Columbia Global Centers Nairobi partnered with a working committee of women leaders from the African Gender Taskforce - a virtual forum comprising of about 130 women who are passionate about all issues pertaining to and that affect women. The Women deliberated on plans / programs to empower women through training in key areas such as in productivity, security, sustainability, personal development and assertiveness.
The committee established 5 thematic areas under which training would be established and implemented. These are;