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  • Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Hosts Conference on the Leadership Role of the Gulf Countries in the Global Economy

    On Tuesday, April 9, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy
    in partnership with the Financial Times hosted a conference on the potential
    leadership role of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the global economy.
    The event was co-hosted by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and
    took place at the DIFC Conference and Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab
    Emirates.
     
    Keynote speakers included Mustafa Abdel-Wadood (MBA ‘96), partner and chair
    of the Executiv

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  • Business Librarian Receives Research Grant

    Jennifer Boettcher, Georgetown University business librarian, has been selected to receive the 2013 Reference and User Services Association BRASS Emerald Research Grant Award.

    The Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) administers the $5,000 grant, which supports research in the field of business librarianship, and Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd., funds the award.

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  • Financial Times Ranks Executive Custom Programs #11 in the U.S., #34 in the World

    In its inaugural ranking by the Financial Times, the Executive Education Customized Programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business ranked #11 in the United States and #34 in the world.

    The ranking measures clients’ perceptions of the quality and delivery of the program, as well as the internationality of the overall program through a survey of each business school.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Announces Commencement Speakers

    The Ambassador of Brazil to the United States H.E. Mauro Vieira and United States Senator William M. Cowan (D-Massachusetts) will speak at the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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  • MBA Student Poses Global Economics Question to Gates

    When Georgetown MBA Evening Program student Stephanie Chen got the chance to pose a question to Microsoft founder Bill Gates on live television on May 6, she wanted to know two things.

    “What is the greatest global challenge in the next 10 years, and what can this generation of young business leaders to do solve that problem?” she asked him from the McDonough School of Business during Fox Business Network’s live coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway board meeting in Omaha, Neb.

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  • MBA Students and Faculty Recognized at Year-End BBQ

    The Georgetown McDonough MBA Program celebrated the end of the academic year with its traditional barbeque on April 30. Despite the persistent rain showers, Full-time and Evening Program MBA students, faculty, and staff gathered to recognize the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff.

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  • CEO of JPMorgan Asset Management Discusses Changing Structure of Global Financial System

    On Friday, April 26, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy and the Georgetown Wall Street Alliance hosted an event at JPMorgan Chase and Co. World Headquarters in New York City featuring Mary Callahan Erdoes (C ’89). Erdoes serves as the Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Asset Management, a global leader in investment management with more than $2 trillion in client assets.

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  • MBAs Win Washington Post/IBM Technology Case Competition

    The team of Joshua Caust-Ellenbogen, Kim Garnett, Ian Wing, and Geoffrey Wellington from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA Evening Program won the top prize at the 2013 Technology Case Competition, held on April 26. The event was organized by the Georgetown Technology, Innovation, and Design Graduate Association (TIDGA) in partnership with The Washington Post and IBM Global Business Services.

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  • Then and Now: Graduation 2013

    Please follow our Facebook feed in the coming days for the reflections of several of our soon-to-be graduates of the McDonough Business School. Here is John Balkam's reflection on his time here:

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  • Economists Conclude Limiting Participation in FCC Spectrum Incentive Auctions Could Decrease Revenues by 40%, Increase U.S. Spectrum Deficit

    Washington, D.C. – The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business released a new study today on the potential impact of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) spectrum incentive auction rules if the Commission bans or limits participation of qualified auction bidders.

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