Schedules & Dates

Residencies

This diagram illustrates the program's timeline and sequence of residencies and courses (click to enlarge).
 

Pre-residency assignments will be available through the online platform you will use throughout the program.

Residency 1: Fall

Students start the program with an intensive five-day residency in New York City. Instructional hours for two core courses (Technology in the Business Environment and Accounting and Finance for Technology) will begin, as well as Seminar 1: Product or Service Realization, complemented by additional residency activities designed to immerse all participants in a collaborative exploration of technology leadership roles and their importance to organizations. Residency activities will involve the active participation of faculty, outside industry experts, selected program mentors, and alumni, and will include sessions at company sites and social events.

Residency 2: Spring

Students gather in New York City for a five-day global residency led by program faculty. The residency includes instructional hours for two core courses (Behavioral Challenges in Technology Management and Strategic Advocacy for Technology Executives) and Seminar 2: Strategic Planning and Marketing. Students also have their oral defense for Chapter 1: Product or Service Realization. The design of the residency allows U.S. students and European students to gather together and take part in activities in and out of the classroom.

Residency 3: Summer

Students complete a four-day residency in New York City, with their second oral defense Strategic Planning & Marketing, as well as Seminar 3: Operations Management.

During the Summer Term students select two elective courses based on their area of focus. Students take these courses online; some courses may have face-to-face options available.

Residency 4: Fall

Students complete a final, five-day residency in New York City. The residency includes instructional hours for two core courses (Technology and the Law and IT and Operations Management) as well as the final oral defense of Chapter 3: Operations Management.

 

This diagram illustrates the program's timeline and sequence of residencies and courses (click to enlarge).
 

Pre-residency assignments will be available through the online platform you will use throughout the program.

Residency 1: Fall

Students first meet in person at Columbia Global Centers | Europe in Paris for an intensive five-day residency. Instructional hours for two core courses (Technology in the Business Environment and Accounting and Finance for Technology) will begin, as well as Seminar 1: Product or Service Realization, Additional residency activities designed to immerse all participants in a collaborative exploration of technology leadership roles and their importance to organizations complement the coursework. Residency activities will involve the active participation of faculty, outside industry experts, selected program mentors, and alumni, and will include sessions at company sites and social events.

Residency 2: Spring

Students gather in New York City for a five-day global residency. The residency includes instructional hours for two core courses (Behavioral Challenges in Technology Management and Strategic Advocacy for Technology Executives) as well as Seminar 2: Strategic Planning and Marketing. Students also have their oral defense for Chapter 1: Product or Service Realization. The design of the residency allows U.S. students and European students to gather together and take part in activities in and out of the classroom.

Residency 3: Summer

Students complete a four-day residency at Columbia Global Centers | Europe, with their second oral defense Strategic Planning & Marketing, as well as Seminar 3: Operations Management.

During the Summer Term students select two elective courses based on their area of focus. Students take these courses online; some courses may have face-to-face options available.

Residency 4: Fall

Students complete a final, five-day residency at Columbia Global Centers | Europe, which includes instructional hours for two core courses (Technology and the Law and IT and Operations Management) as well as the final oral defense of Chapter 3: Operations Management.

Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Schedule for Continuing Students

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Residency 3

4 days in length; includes Chapter 2 Defense

NYC: Jun. 14, 15, 16, and 17

Paris: Jun. 21, 22, 23, and 24

Residency 4

5 days in length; includes Chapter 3 Defense

New York City: Sep. 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23

Paris: Sep. 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30

Program Completion

In order to receive their Executive M.S. degree, students must complete the requirements during the 16 month span of the Executive program, with an overall grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better. The 36 point program is composed of eight 3-point courses and three 4-point Executive Seminars.