The Financial Times has named the Georgetown McDonough MBA program 19th in the United States and 39th in the world in its annual Best MBAs for Entrepreneurship ranking. Georgetown also is1st in the world for the extent to which the business school helped entrepreneurs recruit key staff.
Georgetown McDonough recently earned two places on the Economist’s 2018 Executive MBA rankings. The Global Executive MBA is 11th in the world, and the Executive MBA is 18th in the United States and 32nd in the world.
Anne Botos (B’20), Sarah Pavlak (B’19), and Suraag Srinivas (SFS’20) won the Accenture Innovation Challenge, an elite nationwide case competition, for their proposal for CARE USA. The students received prize money and summer internships with Accenture.
In March, a team of MBA students traveled to Madrid, Spain, as part of their Global Business Experience (GBE) course to work for GRI Renewable Industries, a renewable energy company, on a project that examined a market-entry strategy into the United States.
Debora Thompson, Beyer Family Associate Professor of Marketing, was awarded the 2018 Allan Nash Distinguished Doctoral Alumni Award from the University of Maryland for outstanding research and teaching, as well as service contributions to the field.
Entrepalooza celebrated the spirit of entrepreneurship at Georgetown University with a book launch of 23 student authors and the final round of the StartupHoyas Challenge pitch competition, which awarded more than $20,000.
AB InBev Foundation has formed a partnership with the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business to work on changing social norms and reducing youth alcohol use, beginning in South Africa.
Ursula Burns asked the Georgetown McDonough class of 2018 to emerge from the sidelines and actively engage in change for the better so that future generations do not face the same obstacles she encountered.
Nearly 140 alumni returned for the Executive Challenge, a day-long role-play case competition for all first-year, Full-time MBA students that also serves as the final exam for the Leadership Communications course.
Ricardo Ernst, Baratta Chair in Global Business, was presented the 2018 Patrick Healy Award, the highest honor bestowed by Georgetown’s Alumni Association upon distinguished individuals who are not alumni.