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Georgetown McDonough Announces Steers Center for Global Real Estate
Georgetown McDonough Announces Steers Center for Global Real Estate

 

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business...

Students and Startups: Alumni Entrepreneurs Share Lessons in the Classroom
Students and Startups: Alumni Entrepreneurs Share Lessons in the Classroom

As a junior staffer on Capitol Hill, fresh out of college, David McCourt saw a magazine article about the cable industry. The piece sparked an interest in McCourt, and just three years after...

Jeff Reid Named “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine
Jeff Reid Named “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine

Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, has been named one of Washingtonian magazine’s 2015 Tech Titans. The biennial list, featured in the May issue...

Kenan-Flagler’s Twist on the VC Pitch
Kenan-Flagler’s Twist on the VC Pitch
To evaluate teams, judges ask themselves, ‘which team would I most like to have as my venture capital partner.’ As part of this decision, judges weigh students’ on areas like due diligence, risk...
Cathy Tinsley
How to Negotiate Non-Salary Benefits and Job Perks
How to Negotiate Non-Salary Benefits and Job Perks
When you’re meeting with your potential employers, have a clear sense of your priorities and lay them on the table with confidence. “When you are in the moment, I often advise them to negotiate on...
Consumer Spending of Tax Refunds is a Matter of Perspective
Consumer Spending of Tax Refunds is a Matter of Perspective
A new study of consumer spending of tax refunds finds a correlation between how the refunds are perceived and whether taxpayers opt to spend the money right away or save it for later. The study, from...
James Moore
Why MBA Curriculum Should Focus On Politics
Why MBA Curriculum Should Focus On Politics
In the third of an occasional series featuring two experts debating a hot topic for students, Mike Bastin, a visiting professor at Beijing University of International Business and Economics and Jim...
Highest To Lowest Average GMAT Scores At Top Business Schools
Highest To Lowest Average GMAT Scores At Top Business Schools
In this ranking of average GMAT scores for MBA students, Georgetown McDonough ranks 18th, with an average score of 691. This score is up three points from last year.
Prashant Malaviya
TV Breaks Rules to Take Ads From Streaming-Video Rivals
TV Breaks Rules to Take Ads From Streaming-Video Rivals
Why run TV ads telling TV viewers to stop watching TV? A shift in policy highlights the new world of video. If successful, commercials for the video-streaming services “might change consumer behavior...
Reena Aggarwal
Securities Lending ‘No Barrier’ to Shareholder Activism
Securities Lending ‘No Barrier’ to Shareholder Activism
A paper by Reena Aggarwal from Georgetown University, Pedro Saffi from the University of Cambridge, and Jason Sturgess at DePaul University analyzed the trends shown by investors recalling stocks...
Katelyn Rosa Stephenson
Admissions Q and A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Admissions Q and A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
In this interview, Katelyn Rosa Stephenson, assistant dean for MBA admissions at the McDonough School of Business, outlines the Georgetown MBA admissions process step by step.
Why Going Brick-and-Mortar Could Be a Very Smart Move for Nasty Gal and Rent the Runway
Why Going Brick-and-Mortar Could Be a Very Smart Move for Nasty Gal and Rent the Runway
But Marlene Morris Towns, teaching professor of marketing at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, said one potential upshot of adding physical locations is that it rounds out the brand...
Good Boss, Bad Boss
Good Boss, Bad Boss
In an article quoting seven executives on the managers that made – or stalled – their careers: “I worked for an architectural firm and was asked to color drawings for clients. My pencil strokes went...
Arthur Dong
Alibaba Targets Smart Cars, Smart Devices
Alibaba Targets Smart Cars, Smart Devices
In March, No. 1 Chinese auto maker SAIC Motor announced that it would invest 1 billion yuan, or $160 million, in a joint venture with China e-commerce leader Alibaba to develop Web-connected cars....
Sheikh Khalid Attends First Meet of Advisory Board
Sheikh Khalid Attends First Meet of Advisory Board
Qatar’s leading business mind and the chairman of Ezdan Holding Group, Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Thani Al Thani, attended the first meeting of the Advisory Board of the Business, Society and Public...
This Georgetown MBA Team Just Won the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition
This Georgetown MBA Team Just Won the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business crushed the competition at the Global Venture Capital Investment Competition for the third year running, earning another win over the weekend...

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