Recent News and Press Releases
Albert Fonticiella, a first-year MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, has drawn inspiration from his friends’ experiences fighting breast cancer to become highly involved with Susan G. Komen’s Young Professional Committee.“It never is easy to hear a friend say they have breast cancer. But unfortunately, I heard several such stories, he said. “Through my conversations about breast cancer, I learned that Susan G.
Massachusetts Business Leaders Discuss Implementing Health Reform Over Six Years; National Experts Share Perspectives on How the Affordable Care Act Can Affect BusinessWHAT:Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host a discussion among Massachusetts business leaders about their role in shaping, implementing, and sustaining health reform in the Commonwealth.With six years of implementation under their belts and an estimated 98 percent insurance rate in
Throughout the fall 2012 semester, the Department of Operations and Information Management will host a number of speakers at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in the Rafik B. Hariri Building.
Friday, September 28, 1-2:30 p.m.
“Optimal Dynamic Return Management of Fixed Inventories”
Mehmet Sekip Altug, assistant professor of decision sciences
School of Business, George Washington University
Thursday, October 4, 3:30-5 p.m.
Instead of traveling home after completing their Global Business Experience consulting projects in Argentina this summer, students from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business’s MBA Evening Program took a side trip to the Barrufaldi settlement in Buenos Aires in Argentina. This visit was made possible through TECHO, a youth-led non-profit organization in Latin America and the Caribbean that seeks to overcome poverty in slums.
Principles of Business Forecasting, a new book co-authored by Keith Ord, a professor of operations and information management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, and Robert Fildes of Lancaster University Management School, serves both as a textbook for students and a reference book for experienced forecasters. The book introduces both standard and advanced forecasting methods and their underlying models. It also includes general principles to guide and simplify forecasting practice.
Jennifer Dalton, president at Vaughn Advisors LLC, gained real-world global marketing experience and a business client when she completed an international consulting project for her Executive MBA at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. As a result of her work, Turkish home product brand Ilio will make its debut in Neiman Marcus stores this fall.
This August, incoming MBA students arrived early to complete the Structure of Global Industries, a three-week integrative course that teaches the critical features of competition in international business. It is the first course in a newly designed curriculum that aims to develop principled leaders with a global mindset to be in service to business and society through integrative teaching, added rigor, and a greater emphasis on quantitative and analytical skills.
John R. Whitman, adjunct professor in management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, calls for higher education to promote a diversity of forms of economic and social organization in the chapter “Education for the Social Economy,” published in the new book Business with a Difference: Balancing the Social and the Economic.
In recognition of his research on why people are unable to clearly identify decision objectives, the Informs Decision Analysis Society honored Kurt A. Carlson, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown McDonough and research director of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research, and his co-authors with the 2012 Decision Analysis Publication Award. The award recognizes the best article or book on “decision analysis, broadly defined,” which includes such topics as theoretical work on decision analysis methodology, descriptions of applications, and experimental studies.
Georgetown McDonough MBA Students Dive Into International Business on Day 1 With New Structure of Global Industries Course
As a pioneer in global business education, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business once again is changing the way that MBA students attain a global mindset.