Recent News and Press Releases
Dean George Daly and Amr Al Dabbagh at Georgetown University March 23
His Excellency Amr Al Dabbagh, governor and chairman of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, met with Georgetown University McDonough School of Business students, faculty, and staff March 23 to discuss economic developments in Saudi Arabia. Since being appointed to lead the authority in 2004, Al Dabbagh has spearheaded the 10 x 10 Economic Strategy, which aims to make Saudi Arabia one of the world's most competitive nations by 2010.
His Excellency Aleksander Kwasniewski, former president of Poland and a distinguished scholar at Georgetown University, spoke to a room full of MBA students about national leadership at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business Leaders Breakfast Series March 24. Kwasniewski led Poland from 1995 to 2005, presiding over Poland's post-communist development and accession into the European Union.
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Named One of Top 15 Schools for Global Management by Princeton Review
MBA Students Rank Programs Based on Their Career Preparation
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business has been named one of the top 15 graduate business schools for its global management education by The Princeton Review. The full list of schools appears in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation's leading publication for and about entrepreneurs.
Students Lauren Migliori, Andrew Madorsky, and Patrick Go
A team of undergraduate students in Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business placed first in the Quiz Bowl among 35 schools represented at the Financial Management Association's (FMA) Student Leaders' Conference in New York, March 5-6, 2009. The Georgetown team comprised juniors Andrew Madorsky and Lauren Migliori and sophomore Patrick Go
WETA President and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller discussed leadership and public broadcasting with MBA students at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business March 18. The conversation was part of the school's Business Leaders Breakfast Series.
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business Team Places Second in Booz Allen Hamilton Case Competition
Students Lynn Sha, Patrick Florit, Brandon Alexander, and Raja Das
Georgetown University students placed second in the final round of the Booz Allen Hamilton 2009 Case Competition in McLean, VA, on February 27. Students were asked to develop recommendations for improving the reviewer selection and proposal review process for the Grants Agency, a fictitious federal agency whose mission includes providing research grants. Teams had to perform a high-level case analysis and develop an implementation plan, a change management plan, and measures of success.
AARP CEO Bill Novelli to Join Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business as Distinguished Professor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2009
Novelli Will Focus on Nonprofit Management, Social Responsibility, and Social Marketing
Managing the Performing Arts in Times of Economic Challenge; Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to Host Arts P
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to Host Panel Discussion March 16, 2009
WHAT: Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to host panel discussion on "Managing the Performing Arts in Times of Economic Challenge," featuring:
Georgetown University Business Students Take Second Place at Business Strategy Challenge Case Competition
A team of undergraduate students in Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business placed second out of 11 institutions at the invitation-only 2009 Business Strategy Challenge (BSC), held at Georgetown University February 26-28. The BSC, hosted by Hilltop Consultants and Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, is the only undergraduate case competition in the country focused on non-profits. This approach presents unique challenges to case competition competitors, as non-profits have limited resources, different legal requirements, and no profit incentives.
"Do what you say you are going to do, when you say you're going to do it." Giant Foods USA Executive Vice President and General Manager Robin Michel discussed her proactive leadership philosophy with Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business MBA students at a Leaders Breakfast on February 18.