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The GWSB Global Experience

Global business experience is no longer an added asset; it’s a necessity

   

GWSB’s Researchers Leverage Their Location to Advance Global Society

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Ford and GWSB Field Test Innovative Health Care in Rural India

In partnership with Ford's Sustainable Urban Mobility with Uncompromised Rural Reach (SUMURR) Maternal and Child Health pilot project, GWSB’s Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR) facilitated, monitored and tracked the cloud computing capabilities of the Ford Endeavour as it delivered health care to 54 remote Indian villages. The result is that Ford has a promising prototype for how mobility and the Internet cloud can be combined to meet needs in the developing world.

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Examining Transparency in the Global Petroleum Industry

As countries attempt to legislate more transparency in the oil and mining sectors, and regulators and oil executives conflict over new disclosure rules, GWSB International Business Prof. Robert Weiner and Ph.D. candidate Anthony Cannizzaro examined just what information private and state-owned companies do—and do not—disclose. Comparing voluntary investment disclosures by private multinational enterprises (MNEs) to those of state-owned petroleum companies (SOEs), they found that what companies reveal largely depends on the political risks of the country.

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Looking at The “Internet of Things”

The way people interact with each other—and with the everyday objects and products in their lives—is evolving, with enormous implications for the future of marketing and business. GWSB’s Center for the Connected Consumer looks at everyday products that now have the ability to interact and communicate with themselves, other products and people thanks to embedded technology and the ability to wirelessly connect with the Internet.

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Only at GW

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Talking Shop With Christine Lagarde

GWSB students have had opportunities to learn from International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde during the multiple times she’s spoken on campus. But what happens when you missed her last speech? You continue the conversation at the local grocery store.

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GWSB’s Globally Connected Faculty

GWSB’s faculty hail from—and work with—the world’s most pivotal organizations. In just one example, Dr. Scherezade Rehman directs GWSB’s European Union Research Center (EURC) and has advised a number of institutions including OPIC, USAID, U.S. State Department, The World Bank, IMF, and Central Banks and Finance Ministers of Turkey, Nigeria, Peru, Mongolia, Hungary, Poland, Russia and China.

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WEMBA Cybersecurity Students Get Plugged In

Students from GW’s World Executive MBA Cybersecurity program traveled to Estonia to conduct research on cybersecurity in the region. After meetings with NATO and Estonian senior government officials in cybersecurity, defense and education, the students presented research papers and recommendations to Estonian Ambassador Marina Kaljurand.

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Global Experiental Education at GWSB

  • The GWSB Consulting Abroad Program
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    The GWSB Consulting Abroad Program

    As part of the Global MBA curriculum, all first-year students work on one of several Consulting Abroad Programs (CAPs). Working in-country as business consultants for international clients, students conduct site visits and business meetings relevant to their project and present final recommendations to each client.

GWSB Alumni Success Speaks Volumes

Morgan Marshall

Morgan Marshall, HP

Global MBA 
HR Management Associate, Hewlett-Packard

Consulting abroad program location: India
Short-term study abroad location: Brazil

 

“I knew in pursuing my MBA that I wanted to gain business acumen, and I wanted to learn how to apply business for social good. The GW MBA resonated with me and provided exactly what I was looking for.” 
Greg Valarino

Greg Valarino, IBM

Global MBA
Senior Consultant, IBM

Consulting abroad program location: Israel
Short-term study abroad location: France

 

“I would never have imagined I would be presenting ideas to executives at a number one ranked manufacturer in the world, but that was an opportunity afforded to me in the GW MBA program.”
Diego

Diego Lucero, U.S. Navy

Professional MBA
Helicopter Pilot, U.S. Navy

Short-term study abroad locations: China and Denmark

 

“GW provides outstanding benefits for service members. The Military and Veterans Office gave excellent guidance on veteran-specific services, which was a significant factor in my decision to pursue my MBA at GW.”