The Georgetown McDonough School of Business MBA Program recently celebrated the end of the 2018-2019 academic year with an awards ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.