Starts on

Starts on

April 26, 2018



3 months, online
6-8 hours per week

Program Fees

program fees


info Flexible payment available

Why Enroll in Business 360?

The Business 360 (Online): Business Acceleration Program is a three-month program that tackles the fundamentals of business — leading a team, creating a customer-centric organization, and developing financial acumen.

The program is designed for those who do not have a formal education in business. Participants could be a non-business major taking on an initial managerial role or a small business owner looking to enhance core business skills. Business 360 (Online) enables participants to accelerate their impact through an intensive learning journey, which will lead to more prepared leadership and business decision-making.

The 360 Learning Journey

video lectures

135 video lectures


16 assignments

case studies

6 case studies


5 discussions

live teaching sessions

4 live teaching sessions

capstone case study

1 capstone case study

  • Module 1: Orientation and Welcome
  • Module 2: Leadership and Decision Making
  • Module 3: Influencing Others
  • Module 4: Being Customer-Centric
  • Module 5: Developing Financial Intuition
  • Module 6: Launching New Products
  • Module 7: Leading and Managing Teams
  • Module 8: Building Social Networks
  • Module 9: Capstone Case and Wrap Up


Gita V. Johar
Gita V. Johar, Faculty Co-Director
Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business in Marketing

Gita V. Johar is an influential scholar in the field of consumer psychology who has published several articles on consumer

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Oded Netzer
Oded Netzer, Faculty Co-Director
Associate Professor of Business

Professor Netzer's research centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment

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Adam Galinsky
Adam Galinsky, Chair of Management Division
Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business

Adam Galinsky received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and his B.A. from Harvard University. Professor

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Daniel Wolfenzon
Daniel Wolfenzon, Co-Director, Family Business Program
Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics

Daniel Wolfenzon received a Masters and a PhD in economics from Harvard University and holds a BS in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from MIT

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Katherine Phillips
Katherine Phillips,
Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics

Katherine W. Phillips joined the faculty at Columbia Business School as the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in Fall of 2011.

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Upon completion of the program, participants
will receive a certificate of completion from Columbia
Business School Executive Education and one day towards a
Certificate in Business Excellence.

Business 360 (Online): Business Acceleration Program

Your verified digital certificate will be issued in your legal name and emailed to you, at no additional cost, upon participation of the program, as per the stipulated requirements. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the Columbia Business School Executive Education.