Press Release Archive

  • Ilio

    Executive MBA Global Project Brings Ilio Designs to Neiman Marcus

    Jennifer Dalton, president at Vaughn Advisors LLC, gained real-world global marketing experience and a business client when she completed an international consulting project for her Executive MBA at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. As a result of her work, Turkish home product brand Ilio will make its debut in Neiman Marcus stores this fall. 

  • MBA Students Engage with Argentinean Community Through TECHO

    Instead of traveling home after completing their Global Business Experience consulting projects in Argentina this summer, students from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business’s MBA Evening Program took a side trip to the Barrufaldi settlement in Buenos Aires in Argentina. This visit was made possible through TECHO, a youth-led non-profit organization in Latin America and the Caribbean that seeks to overcome poverty in slums.
  • keithord

    New Book by Keith Ord Focuses on Forecasting

    Principles of Business Forecasting, a new book co-authored by Keith Ord, a professor of operations and information management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, and Robert Fildes of Lancaster University Management School, serves both as a textbook for students and a reference book for experienced forecasters. The book introduces both standard and advanced forecasting methods and their underlying models. It also includes general principles to guide and simplify forecasting practice.

  • Kurt Carlson Wins Award for Best Publication in Decision Analysis

    In recognition of his research on why people are unable to clearly identify decision objectives, the Informs Decision Analysis Society honored Kurt A. Carlson, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown McDonough and research director of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research, and his co-authors with the 2012 Decision Analysis Publication Award. The award recognizes the best article or book on “decision analysis, broadly defined,” which includes such topics as theoretical work on decision analysis methodology, descriptions of applications, and experimental studies.

  • Advice for B-Schools: Don’t Ignore Nonprofits and Cooperatives in the Classroom

    John R. Whitman, adjunct professor in management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, calls for higher education to promote a diversity of forms of economic and social organization in the chapter “Education for the Social Economy,” published in the new book Business with a Difference: Balancing the Social and the Economic.

  • Serious Business Starts Now

    This August, incoming MBA students arrived early to complete the Structure of Global Industries, a three-week integrative course that teaches the critical features of competition in international business. It is the first course in a newly designed curriculum that aims to develop principled leaders with a global mindset to be in service to business and society through integrative teaching, added rigor, and a greater emphasis on quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Serious Business Starts Now

    Georgetown McDonough MBA Students Dive Into International Business on Day 1 With New Structure of Global Industries Course

    As a pioneer in global business education, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business once again is changing the way that MBA students attain a global mindset.

  • Business with a Difference Book Cover

    Advice for B-Schools: Don’t Ignore Nonprofits and Cooperatives in the Classroom

    John R.
  • Conference on Financial Markets Quality, September 19

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Financial Times will host a timely conference on financial markets quality Wednesday, September 19, 2012. 
     
    Keynote speakers include Terrence Duffy, executive chairman of the board, CME Group; Robert Engle, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Michael Armellino Professor of Finance, New York University's Stern School of Business; Daniel Gallagher, commissioner, U.S.
  • MBA Students Sponsor Desks for School Children in Africa

    As co-founder of the nonprofit Achieve in Africa, Brendan Callahan works to improve education in rural areas of Africa most in need.
  • Maya Angelou at GEMBA graduation

    Maya Angelou Addresses Global Executive MBA Graduates

    Maya Angelou, the acclaimed poet, novelist, educator, actress, filmmaker and civil rights activist, spoke to graduating Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) students at a Saturday afternoon ceremony.
     
    The ceremony also was attended by her son, Guy Johnson, and her grandson, Colin Johnson – one of the graduates. Angelou’s original name was Marguerite Johnson.
     
    Angelou told stories about her experiences and told the graduates how much they were appreciated.