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Chris Rider
Research Finds Diversity Challenges in Hiring NFL Head Coaches

White assistant coaches are twice as likely to be promoted to a coordinator position than minority coaches, according to new research led by Chris Rider, assistant professor of strategy at...

Hundreds Gather for Inaugural Africa Business Conference

More than 300 students and business leaders came together at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Saturday, Feb. 6, for “Africa Rising: Business in Action." The day-...

Students Connect with Startups at Career Fair

Georgetown students had the opportunity to learn about life in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to meet with nearly two dozen startups and high growth companies at the first Startup Career Fair,...

MBA Students Travel to California For Annual CalTrek Event

Every January, MBA students have the opportunity to escape chilly East Coast temperatures and travel west to California. This year, 35 Full-time and Evening Program MBA students participated in...

&pizza CEO Michael Lastoria Speaks with Students

In October, Georgetown McDonough’s Undergraduate Office of Professional Development brought together 45 undergraduate students and Michael Lastoria, president and CEO of D.C.’s fastest growing...

What Graduating MBAs Made In 2015
Georgetown McDonough is on the list for first-year compensation of MBA graduates. In 2015, Georgetown’s MBA graduates had an average first-year compensation package of $124,662, and a median base...
Chris Rider
Among N.F.L. Coaches, a Lack of Diversity Trickles Up
The study, released by professors from Georgetown, George Washington, Emory and Iowa State universities, looked at the careers of more 1,200 N.F.L. coaches from 1985 to 2012 and found that black...
The Legal Fallout From Wal-Mart's Ward 7 Pullout Not So Clear Cut, Experts Say
Many landlords, especially in malls or retail centers, will seek their own go-dark provisions, said Matt Cypher, director of the Steers Center for Global Real Estate in the McDonough School of...
Dean Thomas GBI-
An Inside Look at What’s Keeping Black Men Out of the C-Suite
David Thomas, Georgetown’s McDonough School dean, says such arguments reveal a bias called attribution error. “People are more likely to trust performance data—that someone, for example, is an...
betsy sigman
Marco Rubio Makes Huge Push to Gain Millennial Voters
This is not an uncommon trend for Rubio says Dr. Betsy Sigman, an expert in technology, social media, electronic commerce and information systems as well as a teaching professor at Georgetown...
Global MBA Ranking 2016
Georgetown McDonough is ranked No. 19 in the United States and No. 44 in the world, according to the Financial Times 2016 Global MBA Ranking. In 2015, Georgetown McDonough was ranked No. 20 in the U....
2016 Post-Holiday Spending Hangover Better Than in 2015

This year’s post-holiday hangover in consumer spending should be shorter than in 2015, according to the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research. The institute’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index...

Financial Times Ranks MBA
Financial Times Ranks McDonough MBA 19th in the United States

The Financial Times lists Georgetown’s Full-time MBA program as 19th in the United States and 44th in the world in its 2016 Global MBA Ranking.

“In a ranking that emphasizes alumni...

MSF Blended Classroom
Georgetown MSF Uses Technology to Shape the Future of Classroom Learning

A new “Blended Classroom” allows students in the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Georgetown University’s...

Nonmarket Strategy Certificate Program Welcomes Inaugural Cohort

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has invited 43 MBA students to the inaugural cohort of the Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy.

“Georgetown McDonough enjoys a defining...

To Play or Not to Play? Local Professor Offers Powerball Advice
If you’re wondering whether you should buy a Powerball ticket, and what to do with it if you win, a guy who knows quite a bit about money has some advice for you. Allan Eberhart, a professor of...

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