Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the launch of a new Master of Science in Management (MiM) program for recent graduates who wish to supplement their bachelor’s degree with the business acumen and technology skills needed to succeed in a variety of industries.
Penny Pennington, recently named managing partner of investment firm Edward Jones, reflected on her career, lessons she has learned about leadership, and the values that make Edward Jones a success in a Nov. 29 event for MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
One Georgetown student’s efforts to save lives through vital monitoring and emergency alert wearable devices received a significant boost Nov. 28, thanks to Ted Leonsis (C’77, P’14, P’15), Zach Leonsis (MBA’15), and a team of expert entrepreneurs at Georgetown Entrepreneurship’s second annual “Bark Tank” pitch competition at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Through the Imagination and Creativity course, undergraduates develop their creativity and apply it to produce innovative solutions in hands-on projects. This semester, students worked with Campus Ministry and AARP.
Georgetown University has launched a program to transform the lives of a highly select group of District residents released from local correctional facilities who show strong potential to become successful leaders and role models in their communities.
Nathan Miller, associate professor of strategy and economics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on collusion in the beer and tuna industries. The $57,000 grant will support a graduate student in economics to help analyze the ways in which companies cooperate to distort pricing.
According to College Factual the Undergraduate Program at the McDonough School of Business ranked fifth overall among business schools and third for finance programs. In addition, the university ranked 23rd programs for non-traditional students, which College Factual defines as students who are not first-time, full-time students under 25.
Georgetown Entrepreneurship, serving all of Georgetown University from the McDonough School of Business, was recognized by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) with the Outstanding Student Engagement and Leadership award.
The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Georgetown McDonough has been ranked first among online MSF programs by OnlineMasters.com. The program also was lauded as having the best overall curriculum.
With an average salary of $116,946 and 98 percent of employment-seeking students receiving a job offer within three months of graduation, the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA Class of 2018 set new career placement records.
Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Program has a new formal partnership with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), an association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer MBA students, that will allow the program to name two ROMBA fellows in the next academic year.
Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is hosting its first class of National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) fellows this academic year, after formalizing its relationship with the association last year.
Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, associate professor of operations and information management, received the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 2018 Distinguished Educator Award for his research, education, and dedication to the field.