Our Facilities | A. B. Freeman School of Business
With a premier location in downtown New Orleans, we hope to strengthen our efforts to drive economic development with programs that serve the needs of working professionals and increase tourism by attracting new visitors to the city and encouraging extant visitors to extend their stays.
Ira Solomon, Dean
Freeman School of Business

Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

The renovation and expansion of the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex on Tulane’s Uptown campus responds to the explosive growth in the number of students, faculty and class offerings, combined with a rapidly changing environment for business schools. Designed by the world-renowned architecture firm Pelli Clarke Pelli, the complex boasts the following features:

  • State-of-the-art, active-learning classrooms with integrated technology and flexible furnishings that can be rearranged to whatever configuration best suits the learning objectives for the day
  • More than 20 breakout rooms for small group study
  • More than a dozen open breakout areas, including the stunning Marshall Family Commons, all flooded with natural light
  • The Student Gateway, which features a coffee shop, café seating, and a video wall highlighting alumni, students and faculty
  • A 24/7 financial analysis lab where students can develop skills in financial modeling and valuation, with access to real-time and historical data on commodities, derivatives, equities, fixed income and foreign exchange securities
  • A $3 m Trading Center, designed to mirror a commercial trading floor, which gives students hands-on experience with industry leading software as they learn energy trading, risk management, equities and options
  • The Irwin Simon Career Management Center suite with private offices for student consultations with Career Counselors and interview rooms for on-campus or Skype interviews
  • An Academic Advising Suite, where students can meet with academic advisors and writing tutors
  • The student incubator, a collaborative space for student entrepreneurial ventures within the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

Stewart Center CBD

Opening in January 2019, the Stewart Center CBD will be Freeman’s new home in downtown New Orleans. Immersed in the Central Business District’s “Innovation Corridor,” the 21,000 square foot space will house the Stewart Center for Executive Education, the Executive MBA program, the Goldring Institute for International Business, and Freeman’s new program in Entrepreneurial Hospitality. We will share the newly renovated, architecturally interesting building with the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute (NOCHI), a new culinary and hospitality industry education hub whose catering services will provide all meals and breaks. Freeman’s facility includes the following purpose-built spaces:

  • Four classrooms, two tiered and two flat, with a combined capacity of more than 200 people
  • Two conference rooms
  • 18 breakout spaces
  • Faculty and administrative offices, including six “hoteling” offices for visiting professors
  • Student lounge area
  • Reception areas
  • Access to indoor and outdoor event space