The curriculum combines case-method teaching, experiential learning and working in groups. The program has 10 core courses and 12 electives, and its unique characteristic is a research project of applied management, which students complete in their second year, working in teams on strategic projects for real companies.
The school’s location is convenient for students’ spouses and partners.
In terms of the admissions process, the school is unique in allowing applicants to submit an audio or video clip in response to one of the essay questions.
Alumni include the following individuals, with current or past positions in parentheses: Brian Becker (CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment), Eric Ellenbogen (President & CEO of Marvel Enterprises, Inc.), Susan Wojcicki (CEO of YouTube), Larry Fink (Chairman and CEO of BlackRock), Bill Gross (Co-Founder and Chief Investor Officer at PIMCO), Leonard Washington (President of Paramount Pictures) and Mitchell Kupchak (General Manager of the Los Angeles Lakers).