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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.
Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Dr. Douglas Stayman, Associate Dean of MBA Programs at Cornell Johnson for the low-down on the innovative Cornell Tech MBA program.
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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