Recent News and Press Releases
Keynotes Georgetown Univ. McDonough School Annual Business Day
For the second time in less than a month, the Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University has been recognized as a top business school, this time in the third annual Financial Times ranking of executive MBA programs, released in its October 20 issue. Debuting in the Financial Times EMBA survey, the IEMBA program ranked at #15 in the world and at #10 in the U.S. out of 75 programs eligible for participation.
Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business Executive MBA program placed 11th in the world and 10th in the country in BusinessWeek's biannual ranking of executive MBA programs, released in its October 20 issue. By subject area, the EMBA Program continues to hold the Number 1 spot in the world in Strategy and 3rd in Global Business. The factors used to determine placement are the quality of the faculty, quality of the curriculum, and program support and logistics.
Conference on Intellectual Property and International Public Health
"Innovation Answering the World's Public Health Needs"
Hosted by the Georgetown Business Ethics Institute, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Monday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 8, 2003
All receptions and conference sessions will be held at the Georgetown University Conference Center at the following times:
Monday, October 6, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception.
Forbes ranked the Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business #24 in its survey of 67 U.S. and 18 international MBA programs. The article ranked business schools according to the return on investment students can expect from attending their MBA programs.
Former FCC Chief Economists assess telecommunications policy.
The program, "Seeking Efficiency, Investment and Competition: The Chief Economists Speak Out," is the second in a series of telecommunications policy forums this year sponsored by the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business.
Reform of oversight of the accounting profession and financial markets and other issues related to corporate governance and U.S. capital markets will be on the agenda for the 15th anniversary conference of the Capital Markets Research Center at Georgetown University on September 25 and 26.
Georgetown University and Washington University in St. Louis collaborate with FDA on drug manufacturing performance study
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will collaborate with Assistant Professor Jeffrey T. Macher of the Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and Associate Professor Jackson A. Nickerson of the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis as part of its strategic initiative to modernize the regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing and product quality.
Following up on Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia's August 2002 charge to launch an international search for a permanent successor to former dean Christopher P. Puto, the university has named a 10-person search committee.
The charge of the committee is to provide the President with a list of 3-5 unranked candidates by the early part of the spring semester 2004 and to maintain the strictest confidence.
Georgetown University's McDonough School Offers MBAs a Global View of Business
Students, faculty and staff of the International Executive MBA (IEMBA) program at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business Friday hosted the Vietnamese ambassador to the United States, Nguyen Tam Chien, and other ministers at a Vietnamese-style dinner, one of a series of events for their International Residency - a required element of the IEMBA curriculum.