EC-Africa 2024 Applications are Now Open

The EC-Africa program upskills mid-sized African companies and helps them grow their businesses in today’s global environment.

May 30, 2023

The Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Africa (EC-Africa) program at Columbia Business School equips entrepreneurs from mid-sized African companies with the skills, tools, and network to professionalize and grow their businesses in today’s global environment.

This eleven-month program features:

  • Rigorous online classes with Columbia professors
  • A self-selected company project guided by faculty and assisted by MBA student consultants
  • A Columbia Certificate of Business Excellence
  • One week at the Africa Business School campus in Rabat, Morocco
  • A final week in New York at the Columbia campus with professors and advisors
  • Enrollment in the Columbia Business School worldwide alumni network.


You can apply to the EC-Africa program by filling out the online application form hereIf you have any questions on the application, please reach out to [email protected]

Download the program information deck here.