Recent News and Press Releases
Andrew Ross Sorkin to Discuss His Book Feb. 18
WHAT: New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin will discuss his book, Too Big to Fail, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The event is sponsored by the school's Center for Financial Institutions, Policy, and Governance.
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, recently spoke at the American Society for Quality (ASQ) about the convergence of quality and ISO 26000. ISO 26000 is the future ISO standard for social responsibility. In addition, he was invited by the ASQ to join its International Think Tank for Quality and Social Responsibility, which seeks to facilitate research on how corporate social responsibility is measured and linked to shareholder value and other stakeholder outcomes and its interaction with quality.
MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business embarked on CalTrek 2010 in January, visiting companies such as eBay, Cisco, Deloitte, Google, and LinkedIn. The group was led by second-year student Erik Buurma.
CalTrek is a student group that facilitates West Coast recruitment across many industries and functional areas. Each January they organize a trip to the San Francisco Bay area to visit companies of interest to current students and network with Georgetown University alumni.
CEOs to Participate in Panel Discussion, Feb. 9
Event to Feature Keynote Lectures, Panel Discussions, and an Elevator Pitch Competition
WHAT: The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will introduce students and other participants to a variety of topics related to entrepreneurship through a series of lectures and panel discussions. The event is open to the public.
Robert Kimmitt to Deliver Remarks at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business
Professor Phillip Swagel (back row on the left) and MBA students from his finance course on monetary policy visited the Federal Reserve on January 15 to learn about the Federal Open Market Committee and how it makes decisions on monetary policy.
School Advances Two Positions in the Global MBA Ranking
The Financial Times 2010 ranking of Global MBA Programs lists Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business MBA Full-Time Program 38th in the world, up from No. 40 last year. The school also was named the third best for international business, up from No. 4 in 2009.
Juan José Daboub To Discuss Global Financial Crisis and Reform Experience in El Salvador
WHAT: Juan José Daboub, managing director of the World Bank, will speak about the global financial crisis and its impact on Latin America, as well as the reform experience from his country El Salvador, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The event, which is co-sponsored by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the Latin American Board, is open to the public.
J. Willard Marriott Jr.’s Distinguished Leaders Series lecture, originally planned for late January, has been rescheduled for Monday, April 12. It will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Rafik B. Hariri Building's Lohrfink Auditorium.
Click here to RSVP for Marriott's April 12 presentation.