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The McDonough School of Business E-News


Professor J. Bradford Jensen Meets with President Obama

On Wednesday, January 11, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business Professor J. Bradford Jensen met with President Obama and Vice President Biden during the "Insourcing American Jobs" forum at the White House. Professor Jensen, corporate executives from a range of companies, members of the Cabinet, and other Senior Administration Officials, discussed the increasing trend of insourcing and ways to encourage companies across the country to insource American jobs to help rebuild the economy. [READ MORE]

New Global Undergraduate Student Group Launchs

Undergraduate students launched a new group on campus in the fall. The McDonough Global Student Association (MGSA) – the first international business student group – held its inaugural event on November 28. Norean Sharpe, senior associate dean, and Ricardo Ernst, professor of operations and information management, delivered remarks to undergraduate students, faculty, and staff as well as representatives from the Office of International Programs and Career Education Center. The MGSA's mission is to assist international students with academic transition and adjustment, career preparation, job search and interviewing skills, and provide opportunities for students to develop strong networks, and engage with alumni.

MBAs Learn About Sports Management at Verizon Center

The Georgetown MBA Operations and Management Association visited the Verizon Center on December 9 to participate in a discussion of sports management, operations, branding, and marketing, and received a behind-the-scenes operations tour of the Verizon Center. They were hosted by Georgetown University Sports Industry Management faculty member Greg Bibb and alumna LaRhonda Lombardi of the Washington Wizards/Mystics. [READ MORE]

Freshmen Participate in First Year Seminar Case Competition

First year McDonough School of Business undergraduates recently completed the First Year Seminar case competition, titled International Business, Public Policy, and Society. Students were tasked with investigating and proposing a solution to a challenge from the non-profit organization One Global Economy, which provides technical and informational assistance and access through social network and media sites worldwide – particularly in emerging markets. [READ MORE]

World's Largest Bank Partners with Executive Education

Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently finalized an agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to conduct a 10-month executive education program for 24 senior ICBC executives. The program will focus on finance and also will include courses in accounting, organizational behavior, strategy, and marketing. Professor Allan Eberhart will be the academic director for the ICBC program. [READ MORE]

MBAs Dress for Success

As part of its professional development series, the MBA Evening Program sponsored a professional dress workshop at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business on December 6, 2011. "Your professional attire is an investment in your confidence portfolio," said Patricia Buchek, assistant dean of MBA Career Curricula. "The sharper you are look, the sharper you feel, the more confident you will be in interacting with stakeholders," she explained. [READ MORE]

Executive Certificate Program Kick-Off - Alumni Receive 20% Discount

We are pleased to launch our first Executive Education Certificate Program. These intensive, three-day programs equip business and government executives with the tools and expertise they need to broaden their knowledge, sharpen their skills, and advance their institutions and careers. Participants earn an Executive Certificate in highly desired areas including finance, global engagement, marketing, and leadership. All programs are taught by McDonough School faculty, known worldwide for their business experience and research expertise. Executives will also network with peers from diverse backgrounds and organizations as they deepen their knowledge of advanced theories and practices, apply them to real-world challenges, and achieve measurable results. Each of these highly-specialized programs is geared toward practical applications, allowing executives to demonstrate results immediately. In the spirit of lifelong learning, alumni receive a 20 percent discount on all executive certificate programs. [LEARN MORE]



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Upcoming Events:

  • Feb. 9-10, 2012
  • Global Career Conference & Expo [MORE INFO]

Online Store Open for Business

The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business online store has opened for business. Shop for apparel featuring the school logo or purchase gifts for alumni, students, and friends. A portion of all proceeds benefit the MBA Student Government Association. [VISIT SITE]

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Upcoming Admissions Events & Deadlines

Full-time MBA Program:
Application Deadline: April 1

MBA Evening Program:
Application Deadline: April 15

EMBA Application Deadlines:

March 1, May 31

Georgetown-ESADE GEMBA Application Deadline:
Feb. 15

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