Recent News and Press Releases

  • GEMBA Program Hosts Panel Discussion on Indian Retail Trade in New Delhi

    During the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA module in India, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Spain’s ESADE Business School hosted a panel discussion on Indian retail trade on February 13, 2014.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Faculty Weigh in on the Olympics

    Several professors from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business can connect their academic research to the business of the Olympics.

    One is Marlene Morris Towns, teaching professor of marketing, who observed how social media has increased connectivity to athletes during the Olympics.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Hosts Diversity Dialogue Conference

    Georgetown Aspiring Minority Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (GAMBLE) and the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program Office invited students from throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area to participate in the school’s inaugural Diversity Dialogue Conference on January 24, 2014.

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  • Latin American Ambassador, Celebrity Chef Prepare MBA Students for Global Consulting Projects

    Harold W. Forsyth, ambassador of Peru to the United States, and Jose Andres, chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup, spoke to MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on February 18 in preparation for their upcoming Global Business Experience international consulting projects, which begin March 1.

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  • The Three Act Play of Delivering Bad News

    Whether it’s negative performance feedback or massive employee layoffs, bad news in an organization is almost a daily phenomenon. Despite its frequent occurrence in organizational processes, the delivery of bad news remains one of the most difficult tasks facing leaders. The challenge for most leaders with delivering bad news is often caused by an emotional reaction or undeveloped skill set. While existing literature discusses the impact of bad news on an organization, until now there has been little research on how managers can most effectively deliver bad news.

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  • Georgetown Center for Financial Markets Hosts Cybersecurity Executive Order Roundtable

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business hosted a discussion on the 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order on Wednesday, January 29, in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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  • McDonough School of Business Partners with Effat University

    The McDonough School of Business signed an agreement in December 2013 with Effat University, an all-women’s university in Saudia Arabia. The partnership provides accreditation, assessment, and curricular advice for their undergraduate program in the college of business. Prince Turki Al Faisal, a Georgetown alumnus and former ambassador for Saudi Arabia, is on their board of trustees, since his mother Queen Effat founded the school. His sister Princess Lolowah Al Faisal Al Saud is vice chair of Effat’s board of trustees.

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  • CEO Magazine Lists MBA Program in Top Tier

    CEO Magazine’s International Graduate Forum (IGF) 2013 Winter MBA rankings lists Georgetown’s McDonough MBA program in the top tier of North American business schools.

    The ranking examines key performance indicators considered to be of interest and value to potential students, including international diversity, class sizes, student work experience, faculty-to-student ratios, and academic and professional qualifications.

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  • Georgetown MBA Advances in Financial Times Global Ranking

    The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business advanced four places to #36 in the 2014 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, which was released on Monday, January 27.

    Georgetown McDonough achieved high placements among U.S. schools in the areas of alumni salaries, career progress, and aims achieved; the percentage of international students and women faculty at the school; the international experience provided by the program; the percentage of full-time faculty with doctorates; and the quality of faculty research.

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  • MBA Evening Program Expands to Tysons

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business announced today that it plans to offer its highly regarded MBA Evening Program in Tysons, Va., beginning in the fall of 2014, making the Georgetown MBA accessible to a new population of working professionals in the Greater Washington region.

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