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Executive MBA

  • Business Schools Become Global Catalysts for Entrepreneurship

    MBA students don’t always come into class wanting to throw hard-earned managerial careers into the attic while they experiment with co-working spaces, incubators and angel investors, however. But the start-up sensation often catches hold of them once they arrive on campus, according to Paul Almeida, senior associate dean of executive education at the McDonough School of Business in Washington. “We do give them the skills, tools, the relationships [and] maybe the mind-set that triggers that path,” he says.


  • Executive MBA Ranking 2014

    In the Financial Times’ 2014 ranking of executive MBA programs, Georgetown McDonough’s collaborative Global Executive MBA with ESADE ranked 22nd. Georgetown McDonough’s executive MBA ranks 36th in the world.


  • Executive MBAs Turn To Entrepreneurship After Business School

    At Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, up to 50% of students in a recent EMBA class were start-up founders, says Paul Almeida, senior associate dean of executive education. “They don’t necessarily come in looking to be entrepreneurs,” he says. “But we do give them the skills, tools, the relationships, [and] maybe the mind-set that triggers that path.” Full-time MBA programs have seen a similar surge in the adoption of entrepreneurship as a career path.


  • McDonough GEMBAs Close Out Their Journeys

    It’s time to wish the best of luck to the forty-two students from 14 countries who placed a capstone on of their 14-month journey in the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program on Saturday, July 26. Each student graduating from the program received a diploma from Georgetown and Spain’s ESADE.


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  • Georgetown McDonough Announces Commencement Speakers

    Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and chairman of The Case Foundation, and Roger W. Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, will speak at the undergraduate and graduate commencements for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

    Case will address graduates of