As GEM students in the Transcontinental Track at Columbia University, we have 4 classes related to geopolitics. 2 classes (Corporate Geopolitics and Competitive Thought Processes in Geopolitics) are taught by GEM. In addition, we get to pick 2 classes from Columbia. The list of Classes can change but here are some courses we took this year:
As French people, we all have this image of American universities’ campuses from American blockbusters. Columbia University is one of the most represented universities in the movies. “Malcom X” (1992), “Ghostbusters” (1984), “Spider-Man” (2002), “Hitch” (2005) or “Casino Royale” (2006), to name a few of them, have in common the specificity of having been filmed on the Columbia University campus. During the campus visit on the first day of school, we immediately realized the vastness of the campus since the university is the third largest landowner in New York after the municipality and the Roman Catholic Church. Indeed, on the Morningside campus, the university has buildings from the 109th Street to the 122nd street between Morningside Drive and Riverside Drive.
It has been approximately two months since I arrived in New York and I am still amazed by the great diversity this city offers – architecture, art, food, activities, music… You never know what to expect from the Big Apple.
You can travel without leaving the City. Financial district, Soho, Chelsea, Midtown, Chinatown, West Village, Upper East Side, Harlem, Brooklyn… These districts are all in the same city, New York, but they have such different atmospheres!
The need for an investor relations VP appeared 30 years ago when Tiffany & Co became a public company. Mark Aaron took on the challenge and successfully conducted the company’s IPO (Initial Public Offering).
Today, we had the honour of hearing Mark Aaron presenting his job and explain why Tiffany is such a historic and successful company.
New-York, the financial capital of the world, the city of the most powerful corporations in the world, the city of Spider-man. New-York, the city that never sleeps. Still, in the heart of the city, everyone can discover one of the most beautiful and amazing park in the world. It’s where New Yorkers go to walk or play. It is where they go to get a breath of fresh air. Continue reading