Goizueta in the News: May 26, 2011

Notable comments from Goizueta staff, faculty and students will be shared each week along with news on alumni, programs and rankings. Click here to review previous media updates. You can also inform Goizueta Newsroom of media postings (email).

Business Exchange: Consortium Launches New One-Year Accelerated Program at Goizueta Business School
“The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, a national nonprofit devoted to increasing diversity in American business, this week announced the addition of a new one-year MBA pilot project for its members.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: How to prepare for job growth
“The job market, while slowly improving, is clearly still painful. It could take five years to return to ruddy health. However, two sectors stand out and Atlanta is positioned to benefit from them.”

Business Mirror: Best business programs by specialty
“Of the participating schools, a wide variety thrive in the specialty ranks, including top programs, mid-tier schools, and those that did not rank on the overall list due to insufficient responses by corporate recruiters. In all, 53 of the programs earned at least one top-10 finish, with the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business — the No. 1 school overall — and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School — No. 3 overall — leading the way with 10 each.”

4-traders.com: Pacific WebWorks Provides Update
“Mr. [K. Lance] Bell holds an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, he has an accomplished 13-year career in IT Services, including significant domestic and international architecture and operations management. Most recently, Mr. Bell filled the role of Sr. Director of Information Technology for a Consulting and Managed Services Firm of just over 600 employees.” (more)

University of Louisville: New UofL Chair for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health is an Expert on Gynecologic Cancer
“Dr. Sharmila Makhija, MBA, chief and associate professor of the division of gynecologic oncology, a Georgia Cancer Coalition’s Distinguished Cancer Scholar, and holder of the Leach Endowed Chair in obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University in Atlanta, is the new chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.”

CityBizList.com: Andrew Seng Joins HFF As Managing Director in Atlanta
“[Andrew] Seng is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Atlanta, and currently serves as vice-chair for membership of the urban development mixed-use council for Urban Land. Seng received his Master of Business Administration degree from Goizueta Business School at Emory University and his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.” (more)

The Hindu: ‘Indian brands need to be mainstream’
“Five years ago Business Line quoted Prof. Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Chair of Marketing in the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, when he observed in an address that marketing was losing its pre-eminence.”

PRNewswire: Praesidian Capital Appoints Ben Marzouk to Managing Director
“Ben [Marzouk] has a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Emory University, and an M.B.A. from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.”

PR-GB.com: Brett Chepenik Has Provided Fitness Training To Professional Athletes From The NFL, PGA
“Brett Chepenik is the president and founder of Timed Exercise. A graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, he is active in Donna Hicken Foundation and several other local charities.”

Goizueta in the News: Jan. 21, 2011

Notable comments from Goizueta staff, faculty and students will be shared each week along with news on alumni, programs and rankings. Click here to review previous media updates. You can also inform Goizueta Newsroom of media postings (email).

Voice of Goizueta: My experiences with GMSC
“For the uninitiated, GMSC stands for Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy and is the most sought after course for MBA students interested in the fields of Consulting and Marketing. Under this course, teams of MBA students are partnered with leading organizations to provide strategic marketing solutions for a current problem that they are facing.”

Computerworld.com: Should IT execs get MBAs?
“But it was as an MBA student that Dallas says he learned ‘how to look at business models and the key questions to ask at an enterprise level. The MBA allowed me to get better at deciding which projects to do and when to do them based on the phase and evolution of the business model in the overall competitive environment.’”

The Emory Wheel: Students Hope to Boost Ethiopian Economy with Wine
“Last summer, six MBA students from Emory’s Goizueta Business School concluded that Ethiopians could potentially stimulate their economy through the production of high-quality grapes and wines if given proper funding and manpower.”

Mangalorean.com: Marketing Guru Sees Decisive Global Role for Indian Economy
“Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth, professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, delivered a lecture on India’s Decade of Destination to the students of the T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI).”

CityBizList.com: Willis Investment Counsel Sells $6.2M – cbl
“Prior to joining Willis Investment Counsel in 2004, Pennington was a vice president of Emory University and a partner with the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding.”

The Hindu: India needs inclusive growth
“’India must embrace inclusive growth and reduce the expanding gap between the rich and the poor,’ said Jagdish N. Sheth, Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, here on Tuesday.’”

The Atlanta Post: King James’ Empire
“’He’s talked specifically about building a billion dollar brand,’ said Michael Lewis, an associate professor of marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.’”

The Times of India: Global growth impossible without India: Sheth
“Even with many other obstacles confronting economic development, India’s future is bright as an emerging economic power of the world. The whole world, including China, needs India more than ever today for global growth…”