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Office of Professional Development Offers Industry Coaching Services
Office of Professional Development Offers Industry Coaching Services

Since the fall of 2014, the Georgetown McDonough Office of Professional Development has provided undergraduate business students career services, including one-on-one coaching, career treks, and...

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Justin Ossola (MBA'13) Starts New Tech Company for Veterans
Justin Ossola (MBA'13) Starts New Tech Company for Veterans

After transitioning out of the Navy three years ago, Justin Ossola (MBA’13) noticed a lack of opportunities for veterans in the tech sales industry – a career path he desperately wanted to join....

Global Social Enterprise Initiative Hosts Discussion on Meaningful Failure
Global Social Enterprise Initiative Hosts Discussion on Meaningful Failure

If you are going to fail, fail forward and fail fast. That’s the advice of Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation and co-founder of AOL.

“Failure teaches, and it’s important to learn from it...

U.S. Airlines Learning from Accident Close Calls, But They Can Try Harder, Study Finds
U.S. Airlines Learning from Accident Close Calls, But They Can Try Harder, Study Finds

Travel via large U.S. commercial airlines is among the world’s safest transportation modes, but airlines may be lulled into a false confidence when they interpret averted collisions and other near...

How the CMO of Georgetown's Business School Navigates Higher Education Marketing
How the CMO of Georgetown's Business School Navigates Higher Education Marketing
To get a feel for how drastically academic marketing has evolved, we spoke with Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business' CMO, Chris M. Kormis about what she's learned...
Meet Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Class of 2017
Meet Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Class of 2017
If location, like character, is destiny, you won’t a better situation than earning an MBA at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Just three miles from the White House, McDonough...
Marlene Morris Towns
Oprah Faces Long Odds in Rescuing Debt-Laden Weight Watchers
Oprah Faces Long Odds in Rescuing Debt-Laden Weight Watchers
Yet that’s exactly what Weight Watchers needs to do, said Marlene Morris Towns, a teaching professor of marketing at Georgetown University. The brand is outdated, she said, and it may even behoove...
Arthur Dong
Yum's China Spin-Off Puts New Spotlight on Risk
Yum's China Spin-Off Puts New Spotlight on Risk
That move suggests that Yum expects its China business to get more challenging, said Arthur Dong, a professor of strategy and economics at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business....
Best Business Schools 2015
Best Business Schools 2015
Georgetown McDonough’s Full-time MBA is ranked 26th, a slight change from last year’s 24th. The MBA Evening Program is now ranked 4th in the nation, advancing 34 places from last year’s ranking.
How to Understand the EU-U.S. Digital Divide
How to Understand the EU-U.S. Digital Divide
In an op-ed, Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, compares the results of U.S. and EU policy on their five most relevant characteristics —...
Executive MBA Ranking 2015
Executive MBA Ranking 2015
Georgetown McDonough’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program is ranked No. 6 in the U.S. in the 2015 FT Global Executive MBA ranking and its Global Executive MBA program (GEMBA) is ranked No. 28.
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Georgetown MBAs See Salary Boost
Georgetown MBAs See Salary Boost
Job placement reports are beginning to trickle in for the class of 2015 and many signs point to a similar message…And now Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is the newest top B-school to...
The Top 10 Schools to Study Business for 2015-16
The Top 10 Schools to Study Business for 2015-16
Georgetown University is ranked No. 6 on the list of the top 10 business schools in the U.S. for the 2015-16 academic year, according to data from College Factual: “Students of Georgetown’s McDonough...
Commodifying Blood Donation Could Solve Canada's Shortfall
Commodifying Blood Donation Could Solve Canada's Shortfall
In an op-ed, Peter Jaworski, assistant teaching professor, discusses the commodification of blood, citing his book, “Markets Without Limits.”
Critics Push Back at Clinton Tax Proposal Targeting High-Frequency Traders
Critics Push Back at Clinton Tax Proposal Targeting High-Frequency Traders
“We don’t yet know how good or bad this idea could be,” said James Angel, a professor at Georgetown University who studies markets. “If it’s a small fee used for regulatory purposes, then it could be...
What Happens When You Mix Students, Start-Ups and 54 Hours? Brilliance.
What Happens When You Mix Students, Start-Ups and 54 Hours? Brilliance.
People came — and one team conquered. The event: Startup Weekend at Georgetown University, held Oct. 2-4, a crazy 54-hour pitch competition where budding entrepreneurs entered with ideas and left...

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