Georgetown Undergrad Team Wins uVCIC!

Georgetown McDonough’s team of 5 undergraduate students won the Mid-Atlantic uVCIC Regional event last week, hosted by American University and including teams representing Duke, UNC, Carnegie Mellon, Emory, and Maryland. 

The team will now advance to the National uVCIC finals held at UNC-Chapel Hill on March 23, where they will compete for the global championship against teams from all over the country.

Student Team: Robert Alward, Julian Davis, Karisa Prayogo, Estelle Spanneut, Andrew Zhan

Head Coaches (not pictured): Eric Ellsworth MBA’15, Global VCIC Champion 2015; and Sara Zulkosky MBA’14, Global VCIC Champion 2013

Georgetown Entrepreneurship ranked best in the world

Georgetown McDonough received high marks across the board in a new analysis of recruiter responses to the annual Bloomberg Businessweek MBA employer survey, scoring first in the world for having the best-trained graduates in addition to being listed in the top seven of all six categories.

“Georgetown McDonough’s alumni continue to raise the reputation of our MBA programs among employers as they arrive on day one prepared to make an impact,” said Prashant Malaviya, senior associate dean of MBA programs. “A key component of the Georgetown MBA is finding ways to integrate the changing needs of employers into the curriculum, from analytics and big data to the rise of fintech. Our students are ready to be leaders and problem-solvers in an ever-changing world.”