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  • Tropaia McDonough Valedictorian 2019
    Tropaia Celebrates Undergraduate Students And Faculty

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business recognized students graduating with honors from the Undergraduate Program on Friday, May 17, during the school’s annual Tropaia.

  • Joseph Baratta (center) receives the Dean's Medal from Pietra Rivoli and Paul Almeida
    Baratta to Graduates: Embrace the “Georgetown Factor”

    Twenty-six years ago, Joseph Baratta (B’93) walked across the Georgetown University commencement stage to receive his diploma and was prepared to begin his career at Morgan Stanley. He never imagined that he would find himself once again on the Healy Lawn stage, this time to address the McDonough School of Business Class of 2019.

  • Joseph Baratta will deliver the 2019 Commencement address for the McDonough School of Business.
    Blackstone Executive to Address Georgetown McDonough Graduates, May 17

    Joseph Patrick Baratta II (B’93), global head of private equity and senior managing director at Blackstone, will address the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Class of 2019 on Friday, May 17, at 3 p.m. on Healy Lawn.

  • Singapore Merlion (lion) statue at night
    Q&A: Global Business Experience in the MiM Program

    The Georgetown Master's in Management program incorporates the school's signature Global Business Experience into the curriculum. Ricardo Ernst, Baratta Chair in Global Business and director of the Global Business Initiative, gives details on this international consulting project and reveals where MiM students will travel in 2020.

  • Sweetgreen founders Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru on stage at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business
    Sweetgreen Founders Reflect on Success

    Sweetgreen founders and Georgetown McDonough School of Business alumni Jonathan Neman (B’07), Nicolas Jammet (B’07), and Nathaniel Ru (B’07) returned to campus April 16 for a conversation about their 12 years of success and how their mission to connect people to real food has grown beyond the salads they make.

  • SICC
    Undergraduates Win International Case Competition

    A Georgetown undergraduate case competition team brought home the McDonough School of Business’ first gold medal since 2011 at the Scotiabank International Case Competition in March.

  • Karl Roessner, E-Trade CEO
    E-Trade CEO Emphasizes Importance of Customer Service to Digital Experience

    E-Trade CEO Karl Roessner discussed the importance of customer satisfaction to the financial services company’s brand and provided his thoughts on cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence at an April 10 event at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, presented by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy’s Global Finance Speaker Series and the school’s Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series.

  • Brooks Holtom in Antarctica
    Holtom’s Antarctica Trip Marks Research on All Seven Continents

    With a recent consulting trip to Antarctica, Brooks Holtom, professor of management and senior associate dean for strategy, finance, and organization, has now conducted research on all seven continents — and this time, he got to see penguins, sea lions, calving glaciers, and enjoy the 28-degree Antarctic summer during his 10-day expedition to the continent last December.

  • Wang's Georgetown Pennant
    Georgetown Soars Into Space Through MBA Student’s Internship

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business made its first foray into outer space in late January, when Hall Wang (MBA/MBB'19) sent a Georgetown pennant onboard a New Shepard rocket launch 66 miles above Earth.

  • Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein speaks at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business
    Do What You Love: Carlyle Group Co-Founder David Rubenstein Gives Career, Philanthropic Advice

    Financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein visited Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business on March 27 for a discussion ranging from changes in private equity, to career advice, to reflections on Rubenstein’s life and upbringing.

  • Washington, D.C., Metro map
    Metro Access: MBAs Consult for WMATA

    How do you convince Washington, D.C., area residents to make Metro their preferred transit provider when safety and service reliability issues regularly dominate the news? And how do you convince them that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority should be their employer of choice, too? That was the challenge facing all second-year MBA students this year.

  • Georgetown MBA students on the winning regional VCIC team pose with the award check
    MBA and Undergraduate Venture Capital Teams Advance to Global Finals

    Georgetown McDonough's graduate and undergraduate VCIC teams won their respective Mid-Atlantic regional rounds and will advance to finals this spring.

  • Georgetown McDonough's Full-time MBA is 24th and Evening MBA is 12th in the latest U.S. News ranking.
    U.S. News Ranks Georgetown MBA Top-10 for International Business, Nonprofit Careers

    U.S. News & World Report lists the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA 24th and the part-time MBA 12th in its latest rankings. The school also is 5th for international business and 9th for careers in nonprofits.

  • #Trending: Quarterly Earnings
    #Trending: Quarterly Earnings — Generating Value For Stakeholders

    Quarterly earnings serve as a report card to investors. Georgetown McDonough experts discuss how the earnings reporting landscape has changed, as well as examine evolving metrics that denote success beyond the bottom line.

  • Georgetown McDonough students sitting at a table in professional attire
    Q&A: Career Services in the MiM Program

    The Georgetown Master's in Management program offers multiple opportunities for students to take charge of their careers. Doreen Amorosa, associate dean of McDonough Career Services, explains how the program’s dedicated career services will prepare MiM students for success.

  • Georgetown MBAs Rated Best Trained in the World by Recruiters
    Recruiters Rate McDonough MBAs as the Best-Trained in the World

    In a new Bloomberg Businessweek Recruiter Insights ranking, Georgetown McDonough was named 1st in the world for having the best trained graduates, 3rd in the world for having the most creative graduates, 3rd in the world for showing exceptional entrepreneurial skills, 4th in the world for the value of the school’s brand, 4th in the world for the school’s reputation for entrepreneurship, and 7th in the world for the diversity of the recruitment pool.

  • Head shot of Luis Garzon-Negreiros
    MBA Student Accepted to Prestigious International Fellowship Program

    Luis Garzon-Negreiros (MBA/MSFS’20) joined the fifth cohort of Wallenberg International Fellows this spring and became the first MBA student from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business ever selected for the prestigious fellowship.

  • #Trending: Planning Travel
    #Trending: Planning Travel

    Are you too optimistic when planning your spring or summer travel? Georgetown McDonough professors discuss why paying amenity fees up front, or choosing not to redeem airline miles, may pay off in the long term.

  • Hands at copmuter with technology and innovation network illustrations overlaid on top
    Q&A: Technology and Innovation in the MiM Program

    The Georgetown Master's in Management program includes a focus on technology and innovation. What does that mean for students? Academic director Evelyn Williams provides answers.

  • The Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio with students from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business
    Italian Ambassador Hosts Students, Alumni for Global Business Discussion

    The Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio welcomed students and alumni to his residence as part of the school’s D.C. Embassy Series.

  • Nestle building
    MBAs Partner with Nestlé for Marketing Consulting Projects

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business launched its first collaboration with Nestlé this year, giving MBA students practical experience in the consumer packaged goods industry and giving Nestlé access to fresh, innovative thinking.

  • Screen shot of Strategy Saturday video showing a woman networking at a table
    Strategy Saturday Broadens Knowledge of Industries, Leadership Connections

    The annual Strategy Saturday event is part of a wide array of career resources offered to executive degree students that provide the experience and connections they need to achieve their career aspirations.

  • Ranking graphic showing Georgetown McDonough is #12 in the U.S.
    Financial Times Ranks Georgetown #12 Among U.S. Business Schools

    The Financial Times has named Georgetown McDonough #12 in the United States and #15 in North America for the second year in a row in its listing of the top 25 Americas business schools.

  • 2019 First Year Seminar winning teams
    First Year Seminar Prepares Undergraduates for Success Through Teamwork, Case Competition

    Small class sizes, a focus on teamwork, and a semester-long case competition are defining features of Georgetown McDonough’s selective First Year Seminar program, celebrating its ninth anniversary in 2018-2019.

  • Georgetown McDonough ranks #5 by U.S. News & World Report for online graduate business programs for our M.S. in Finance program
    MSF Program Vaults McDonough to #5 in U.S. News Ranking of Online Programs

    U.S. News & World Report listed Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business 5th in its annual ranking of online graduate business programs based on the success of the school's Master of Science in Finance program. Among schools in the ranking that also offer an online MSF, Georgetown McDonough is 2nd.

  • Left to right: Adam Bender, Mary Kleva, Jason Hitch
    MBAs Win U.S. Chamber of Commerce Case Competition

    Four Georgetown McDonough MBA students took home first place, and the accompanying $12,000 prize, at the annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce MBA Case Competition. The team placed first out of 74 total teams from 41 business schools.

  • Trending: Super Bowl and Oscars Ads
    #Trending: Super Bowl and Oscars Ads

    How have Super Bowl and Oscars advertisements affected post-Sunday night engagement on social media and in sales? Georgetown McDonough professors examine how brands are combining traditional and social advertising to reach the modern customer.

  • 2019 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking
    Alumni Success, Global Focus, CSR Themes Lead MBA to #17 Rank by the Financial Times

    The Financial Times ranks Georgetown’s Full-time MBA program 17th in the United States and 29th in the world, thanks to high marks in alumni success metrics, its global focus, and incorporation of corporate social responsibility themes in core courses.

  • Neal Singal and Mariele Marki at Daily Pay
    Undergraduates Explore Careers, Companies During Inaugural Host a Hoya Day

    The Undergraduate Program debuted the Host a Hoya program this winter break, in which alumni in a variety of industries — including finance, technology, and advertising — hosted undergraduates for a day, showing them their workplaces and giving them a sense of what life is like in their respective fields.

  • Happy MBAs at MSB
    McDonough Announces 2019 Commencement Schedule

    Georgetown's McDonough School of Business announces 2019 Commencement activities on May 16, 17, and 19.

  • Georgetown University students with Jack the Bulldog on Healy Lawn
    Georgetown McDonough Launches Master’s in Management Program

    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
    Penny Pennington Addresses Professional Mentorship

    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.