Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York wanted to create a high tech center in the good, old Big Apple. He asked for bids to develop this center on Roosevelt Island, a small island in the East River. Cornell University in partnership with the Technion of Israel won the competition last year. As a first step in developing the entrepreneurial, digital center and ecosystem, Cornell is launching a one-year MBA program as part of Cornell Tech NYC, and we wanted to learn more about it.
00:02:06 – Cornell Tech NYC – what it’s all about.
00:05:36 – Who is the new Cornell Tech 1-yr MBA program for?
00:08:21 – The three parts of the curriculum. This is an MBA.
00:10:18 – The connection to Cornell Johnson.
00:12:41 – No Investment Bankers Allowed? Can non-techies come aboard?
00:14:21 – MS in Engineering and other masters offered by Cornell Tech.
00:16:56 –Roosevelt Island: great view and contemplative environment just a subway ride away from NYC.
00:18:33 – What does the employment future hold for Cornell Tech students?
00:21:13 – Does it really have a $95,000 price tag?
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