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Paul Almeida

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    FIU College of Business partners with Georgetown University, The Education Magazine

    “In a time of increased government involvement in business and competitiveness issues, it is vital to grasp the dynamic context of the political and economic forces at work in Washington, D.C.,” said Charles Skuba, senior associate dean for custom executive education at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. “I am delighted that McDonough School of Business and FIU Business can offer Latin American executives a great combination of expertise and experience in a customized International Business and Public Policy executive certificate program.”

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    Best Summer Internship Tips From Career Advisors At Top Business Schools, QS Top MBA

    “Internships are summer-long interviews, so put your best foot forward, and let your manager know your goal is to receive a full-time offer,” said Eric Young, assistant dean of the MBA Career Center at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “Remember that you, too, are analyzing the organization for fit and alignment.”

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    New Strategic Partnership With Georgetown University, International Trade Administration Blog

    As we seek to deepen our collaborations with Washington, D.C.’s global business and policy community, we are excited to work closely with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration to combine our expertise to imagine the future of fintech and blockchain technology and their impacts on global business, policy, and competitiveness,” said Dr. Paul Almeida, Dean and William R. Berkley Chair, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “We seek to capitalize on our distinctive qualities, which include our D.C. location, our Jesuit values, and the broader community of thought leaders found throughout the University and our alumni network, to ensure our graduates and faculty are equipped to address the world’s most complex issues. This partnership is one example of how Georgetown McDonough is making an impact...."Serving as the Georgetown University point of contact for this agreement is the Center for Financial Markets and Policy (CFMP). Housed in the University’s Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, one of the top business schools in the Americas ranked by The Financial Times, the CFMP provides thought leadership for global finance by fostering discussion on critical policy and regulatory issues related to global financial markets. The CFMP will collaborate closely with its counterpart, ITA’s Office of Finance and Insurance Industries, whose main objectives are to help (1) strengthen global competitiveness of U.S. financial services firms and (2) expand access to finance for U.S. exporters and their foreign buyers.

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    MBA Admissions Brief: Georgetown/McDonough, Clear Admit

    In our ongoing new series, MBA Admissions Brief, we catch up with leading business schools to bring you their tips about the admissions process and insights into what to expect from their full-time MBA programs. This week, we hear from Shelly Heinrich of Georgetown / McDonough, where she oversees the admissions team’s operational strategy and marketing as Associate Dean of MBA Admissions and Director of Marketing.

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    More Business School Deans Share Their Summer Reading Lists 2019

    Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen. “The MBA is intense, rapid, with too many competing priorities and opportunities,” says Prashant Malaviya, senior associate dean for MBA programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, DC. “Practicing how to manage your time and priorities is a life-long skill that will prove useful throughout life.”

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    Creating a Culture of Collaboration at Georgetown University

    As the world becomes more interconnected and complex, so do the major issues facing society today. Paul Almeida, dean of Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, explains how the university is creating new collaborations through its colleges and schools to solve local (and global) challenges together.

    What's the Value of Volunteer Experience on Your MBA Application?

    Remarks from Shelly Heinrich, interim associate dean of MBA admissions: “Volunteer experiences that are the strongest assets to the application are those where people can tie their volunteer experience into either their future professional goals or their personal passions that have helped shape who they are.”

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    It's Unanimous — Almost. The Caps Will Win The Stanley Cup.

    Paul Almeida, dean, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business: “Yes, 2018 is the year the Caps win the Stanley Cup. Sports are a big business here in Washington that tie us together as a community to cheer on our beloved teams. When the Caps win, all of Washington wins. Go Caps!”

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    Marketing Live - One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Exploring Mar-Com Operations Structures

    A podcast with Chris Kormis, associate dean and chief marketing officer: “Higher education now recognizes the importance of an integrated branding and marketing strategy. This episode of Marketing Live will explore centralized and decentralized mar-com operations. We'll discuss the pros and cons. It doesn't matter how an institution is configured. Working across the organization is essential. Tune in to hear innovative strategies for collaboration and cooperation.”

  • Washington Post
    The Cuban Revolution Ended His College Career At Georgetown. Six Decades Later, He Finally Graduated

    Dressed in a black cap and gown with a velvet-trimmed stole and surrounded by family, Carlos Manuel Sera watched the live stream in his son’s house in Houston Friday and waited. First came the valedictorian. Then the salutatorian. And then the senior associate dean for the undergraduate program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business read out Sera’s name. His children and grandchildren cheered. He rose shakily to his feet. At age 81, he was officially a graduate. Subscription required.

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    A Growing Number Of Indian Americans Are Leading America's Best Business Schools

    Recent years have witnessed several Indian Americans take the helm of the nation’s most selective business schools: Nitin Nohria at Harvard, Dipak Jain at Northwestern (2001-2009), Rangarajan Sundaram at NYU and Paul Almedia at Georgetown. The list also includes Kumar’s replacement at Booth, Madhav Rajan.

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    Why Georgetown's Paul Almeida Is Cheering For Amazon's HQ2

    Paul Almeida is never done learning. It’s his hope that no one else is, either. For more than two decades, Almeida has served on the faculty at Georgetown’s business school, including as deputy dean for executive education, where he worked to develop innovative programs and conducted seminars with the likes of Microsoft, Gucci, Samsung, IBM and more. In 2017, Almeida was named dean of the McDonough School of Business. It’s a step that seems natural for a man who has spent a lifetime in Jesuit schools, focusing on an international view of business and the intersection of business and social change. Subscription required.

  • The Chronicle of Highet Education
    Can Universities Thrive Without Business Schools?

    A letter from Paul Almeida, dean and William R. Berkley Chair: “At Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, we see ourselves as one component of the university’s global ecosystem. We do our part — in collaboration with the other schools and programs — to both ensure that our students receive a well-rounded education founded in the liberal arts and our Jesuit tradition and that our faculty has the resources to produce knowledge that impacts the world.”

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    The Georgetown McDonough School Of Business Shows that Innovation Is A Journey To An Ever-Changing Destination

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is not the same school it was when Paul Almeida joined the faculty in 1995. International competition to attract top business students has increased. And technological change has broadened teaching methods as well as student expectations from that instruction. Meanwhile, business continues to globalize.

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    Georgetown Entrepreneurs Win $100,000 in Prizes at “Bark Tank” Event

    Hatch, a startup that provides coworking and child care solutions for working parents in the gig economy, won the grand prize.

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    How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Business Education in 2018

    “Employers will more rapidly adopt digital screening processes to broaden their reach, and hire the very best candidates,” says Paul Almeida, dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington DC. “Business schools will offer more electives around data, analytics, and artificial intelligence — all using new [online] platforms [which are] increasingly becoming standard practice,” he adds.

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    B-School Deans Share 2018 Resolutions

    Paul Almeida, dean and William R. Berkley Chair at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, says that like individual vows to lose weight, quit smoking, or eat well, business schools’ vows “are about being better in the future.” The beginning of a new year is a time “to reflect a bit on our past and on the opportunities of the future,” he adds. And he’s come up with three ways schools will have to change.

  • Paul Almedia, Dean and William R. Berkley Chair
    Man in Motion

    Georgetown McDonough’s new dean, Paul Almeida, uses curiosity and restlessness as catalysts for change and growth

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    Why a 16th-Century Saint Is a Model of Modern Management

    An op-ed by Paul Almeida, dean and William R Berkley chair: “When Pope Francis assumed the papacy in 2013, there were cheers from many around the world. Francis was the first pope from the Americas and the first Jesuit. While his appointment focused new attention on the Jesuit Order, the Society of Jesus has been around since 1540, when it was founded by St Ignatius Loyola.

  • Paul Almeida delivers State of the School speech
    McDonough Will Be Driven by Distinctiveness, Exploration, Innovation
  • The Chronicle of Highet Education

    Paul Almeida, deputy dean for executive education and innovation at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, to dean of the business school.

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    McDonough Students Help Plan National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference 2017
  • Executive Education, Innovation Expert to Become New McDonough School of Business Dean
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    A Dean Sweep in Greater D.C.

    When nearly half of Greater Washington’s business schools saw their deans turn over in the past year, it was hard not to notice. But is it time to worry? Not necessarily, experts say. Such leadership change can be good for universities, particularly if they’re facing declining enrollment, which has been a challenge nationally.

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    One-On-One With New Georgetown McDonough Dean Paul Almeida

    On August 1, the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business will welcome a new dean, Paul Almeida. Almeida is the current Deputy Dean of Executive Education and Innovation, as well as a Professor of Strategy and International Studies. When he takes his place as dean, Almeida will also become the William R. Berkley Chair.

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    Georgetown McDonough Welcomes New Dean

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced that Paul Almeida, deputy dean of executive education and innovation, will become the school’s new dean effective Aug. 1st.

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    Georgetown University Selects Its Next Business School Dean

    Paul Almeida, a longtime member of the Georgetown University academic community, has been named the next dean and William R. Berkley chair of the McDonough School of Business. Almeida, scheduled to start Aug. 1, has worked at Georgetown for more than two decades, most recently as deputy dean for executive education and innovation, and before that, as senior associate dean for executive programs. He also serves as a professor of strategy of strategy and international business.

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    McDonough Names Insider New Dean

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business tapped an insider for its open deanship. The school announced today (June 1) that Paul Almeida, deputy dean of executive education and innovation — a title made up specifically for Almeida — will take over the school’s top leadership job. When Almeida officially assumes his post on August 1, it will conclude a year-long gap after former Dean David Thomas stepped down last July.

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    Why Georgetown McDonough Has A Dean of Innovation

    Paul Almeida doesn’t care too much about “titles and stuff.” What does he care about? “I like building new opportunities,” Georgetown McDonough’s new deputy dean of executive education and innovation tells Poets&Quants. “I like searching in new spaces.”