Recent News and Press Releases
In a November 13 speech to the Georgetown community, former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar called for G-20 leaders meeting in Washington two days later to resist the temptation to intervene too heavily in the world financial system.
"Expansive intervention will be politically a present temptation," he said, "one very difficult to resist and avoid, but we must oppose it. We don't need more intervention. We know very well what State intervention achieved in the past."
Fox 5 in Washington, DC interviewed McDonough School of Business Professor, Lee Pinkowitz, about the current economic situation and the rise and fall of the stock market.
Georgetown MBA features a unique international program, The Global Integrative. This program, required of all students, offers an outstanding way to get both in-depth classroom knowledge about international business practices and real-world consulting experience with foreign clients or US multinationals.
On-campus classes consist of lectures and case studies focused on a country's economic system, government, regulatory practices and culture. During the classroom sessions, students develop faculty-supervised team projects that address a business problem of the selected client.
In a major address to the Georgetown community on Friday, October 10, Nestle Chairman Peter Brabeck made a strong case for sustainable development and described Nestle's efforts to lead the way by incorporating sustainability into its business practices.
In a recent event at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, over 275 alumni and current students celebrated McDonough's Milestones in Executive Programs: the 15th International Executive MBA (IEMBA) Class, the fifth Executive Masters in Leadership (EML) class and the First Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive (GEMBA) Class.
Kote Lomidze of World Vision joins fellow graduates of the Georgetown MBA Evening Program Class of 2008 at Commencement ceremony on September 13 in Gaston Hall
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business celebrated the inaugural Commencement ceremony for its highly-regarded MBA Evening Program on Saturday, September 13. Held in historic Gaston Hall, the commencement granted MBA degrees to 52 current and future leaders in the Washington, DC business community.
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Former IBM Chairman and CEO Lou Gerstner Addresses Georgetown MBAs
Professor Thomas Brewer Travels the Globe, Discusses Need for International Efforts in Climate Change Policy
From Washington D.C., to Italy, Associate Professor Thomas Brewer has spent his summer traveling the globe in support of business-driven climate change policy. The highly qualified expert, who joined the McDonough School of Business in 1985, specializes in issues associated with climate change, including the intersections of climate change issues with international trade, technology transfer, and investment issues.
Brewer's most recent work has been in demand for several high-level conferences on the topic, and this summer he presented his research at:
Professor Ron Goodstein, Associate Professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, recently participated as a Witness for the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The hearing was held on July 15, 2008, regarding the implementation of the recent decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to use television advertising and marketing in its outreach plan toward veterans.