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The Chicago Booth community regularly produces ideas and insights at the forefront of business. Stay on top of the latest Booth thinking by following conference coverage, attending online seminars, reading Capital Ideas, and continuing your top-tier education.

Back to Booth is supported by the Fred G. Steingraber / A.T. Kearney Endowment.  The endowment supports lifelong learning among Chicago Booth alumni.

Build your skills with specialized seminars or refresh your thinking by taking a Chicago Booth class. Learn how continuing education can benefit your career.

Upcoming Courses

Understanding Central Banks
Anil Kashyap, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance
October 22-23, 2015
Chicago Booth Gleacher Center, Downtown Chicago

This two day course will review four new cases from Professor Kashyap’s elective course on central banking. Discussion topics will include the mechanics of quantitative easing, interactions between policy normalization and financial stability, the Greek economic crisis, and the mechanics of a Euro breakup and the monetary implications of the Scottish independence movement. Register Today »

Thursday, October 22

  • Breakfast at 8am.
  • Class begins at 8:45am.
  • Class ends at 4:30pm.
  • Reception until 6:00pm.

Friday, October 23

  • Breakfast at 8am.
  • Class begins at 8:45am.
  • Class ends at 4:30pm.

Global Launchpad: Mexico City
Waverly Deutsch, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth
Robert Gertner, Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance, Chicago Booth
Ellen Rudnick, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth, and Executive Director, Polsky Center
Craig Wortmann, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth
January 14-16, 2016
Chicago Booth Gleacher Center, Downtown Chicago

The Global Launchpad is a three-day entrepreneurship "boot-camp" taking place January 14-16, 2016. The program is open to all UChicago alumni who are pursuing or wish to pursue entrepreneurial careers. Its unique curriculum blends classroom instruction that is grounded in theoretical frameworks with hands-on coaching by top Chicago Booth and Tecnológico de Monterrey faculty members, as well as access to a dynamic network of mentors. Register Today »

Marketing Analytics
Jean-Pierre Dubé, Sigmund E. Edelstone Professor of Marketing
January 20-21, 2016
Chicago Booth Gleacher Center, Downtown Chicago

In this era, a marketing organization that chooses to dismiss customer data puts itself at a severe disadvantage. The main thrust of the so-called Big Data revolution in marketing consists of integrating actual data and quantitative metrics into the decision-making process. Dubé's course will provide participants with analytic frameworks for evaluating marketing strategies and tactics and how to apply them to value creation, product positioning, customer analysis and pricing. Register Today »

Postgraduate Courses

Did you know that Chicago Booth alumni are eligible to take up to three tuition-free, postgraduate courses after graduation? Learn more »

Executive Education

Chicago Booth offers open enrollment Executive Education programs that capitalize on our unique approach to business education. Business executives gain broadened skill sets in topical areas, enabling them to have lasting impacts at their companies as soon as they leave the classroom. Learn more »

Custom Executive Education Programs

Chicago Booth is at the forefront of designing and delivering highly customized executive education programs that meet the specific leadership development objectives of our clients.  Learn more »

Online Courses through Coursera

Are you curious about quantitative academic finance? Have you considered graduate study in finance? Are you working in an investment bank, money-management firm, or hedge fund and you want to understand models better? Check out professor John Cochrane’s popular online course on asset pricing. Learn more »


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