Press Release Archive

  • MBA Student Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer

    Albert Fonticiella, a first-year MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, has drawn inspiration from his friends’ experiences fighting breast cancer to become highly involved with Susan G. Komen’s Young Professional Committee. 
    “It never is easy to hear a friend say they have breast cancer.  But unfortunately, I heard several such stories, he said. “Through my conversations about breast cancer, I learned that Susan G.
  • OPIM Seminar Series to be Held Through Fall Semester

    Throughout the fall 2012 semester, the Department of Operations and Information Management will host a number of speakers at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in the Rafik B. Hariri Building.

    Friday, September 28, 1-2:30 p.m.
    Room 430
    “Optimal Dynamic Return Management of Fixed Inventories”
    Mehmet Sekip Altug, assistant professor of decision sciences
    School of Business, George Washington University

    Thursday, October 4, 3:30-5 p.m.
    Room 155

  • 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.
  • 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. 

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Future of Innovation in Brazil

    Panel Discussion to Launch New Corporate International Master’s Program by Georgetown University, ESADE Business School, and EBAPE/Fundação GetulioVargas

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will launch its new Corporate International Master’s program with a lecture and panel discussion on “The Future of Innovation in Brazil.”

  • Service Members and Veterans Gain Training, Mentorship to Launch Technology Companies

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and TechStars to Host Three-Day Event, July 18-20
    The Entrepreneurship Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the TechStars Patriot Boot Camp, an intense, three-day program that educates and mentors service members and veterans to innovate, build technology companies, and create jobs.
  • Net Impact Board 2012

    Georgetown Net Impact Chapter Receives Gold Status Three Consecutive Years

    McDonough School of Business Group Among Top 34 Chapters Worldwide

    For the third year in a row, the MBA Net Impact Chapter at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been awarded Gold Status by Net Impact Central, the national office of the organization that teaches students to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

  • Institute for Consumer Research

    Marketing Professors Launch New Institute for Consumer Research

    Research aimed at overcoming marketing barriers to reach technologically empowered consumers
    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, announced today the creation of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research, Sponsored by KPMG. The institute will focus on developing innovative, ground-breaking consumer research to illuminate the challenges and opportunities of understanding and marketing to technologically empowered consumers.
  • Georgetown McDonough Teams With CEB to Launch New Course for Senior Sales Executives

     First-of-its-Kind Offering Embraces Latest Sales Innovation to Enhance Participants’ Leadership Skills and Improve their Organization’s Performance through Challenger Selling

  • Evening MBA Students Clear Trash from Rock Creek Park

      On July 7, 11 MBA Evening Program students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business braved the 100-plus degree heat to volunteer with the Rock Creek Conservancy to clean up Rock Creek Park.

    After filling 15 large trash bags to the brim with items ranging from tires to plastic bags to bottles and cans, the students continued to pile up trash to be cleared away later by the park rangers. 

  • Professor Czinkota

    Czinkota Blog Among Top 50 By B-School Professors

    OnlineMBA has listed a blog by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business at Georgetown McDonough, among the top 50 blogs by business school professors. Through The Blog of Prof. Czinkota, he shares his research and thoughts on international business through thought-provoking cartoons, journal articles, video interview segments, book excerpts, and discussion pieces.