Business Wire

Faculty and Global Executives Unite for First Global Business MOOC from Georgetown

Jaa

Global Business in Practice, the highly-successful massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is now open for enrollment.

Global Business in Practice is the only MOOC offered by a top business school to combine academic lessons on global business with the insights of global leaders across several industries. The self-paced, seven-week course is a partnership among the school’s Global Business Initiative, Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, and edX. New to the second iteration is a module on global branding.

Participants learn from Georgetown professors, as well as through interviews with prominent global business leaders, including Joe Baratta, global head of private equity for Blackstone; Mark del Rosso, president and CEO of Bentley Motors, Inc.; Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO of Estée Lauder Companies; Alvaro Fernandez Garza, CEO of ALFA; Franck Moison, vice chairman at Colgate-Palmolive Company; Stephanie von Friedeburg, chief operating officer at International Finance Corporation; and Manuel Puig, vice chairman of Puig; among others.

“Only at Georgetown McDonough can you find a course that combines rigorous academic lessons in global business and how they apply to the real world, as seen through the eyes of c-suite executives,” said Ricardo Ernst, professor of operations and director of the Global Business Initiative. “Our MOOC provides access to these lessons and insights to participants from around the world who can complete the course at their convenience.”

The inaugural offering of the course attracted more than 5,000 participants from 160 countries, with over 500 entries posted to the discussion boards and approximately 1,300 assessments taken.

From seasoned business professionals to those just starting their careers, Global Business in Practice helps participants understand the latest issues facing today’s fast-paced global business environment. The MOOC includes high-quality lecture videos, poll questions, discussions, peer assessment exercises, and sources for further learning. Additionally, as a companion to the course, Ernst shares weekly posts on a dedicated website highlighting current global business issues that complement the MOOC sessions.

Learn more or sign up here.

Contact information

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Teresa Mannix, 202-687-4080
tmm53@georgetown.edu

Tietoja julkaisijasta

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi

Haluatko tietää asioista ensimmäisten joukossa? Kun tilaat mediatiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi välittömästi julkaisuhetkellä. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.

Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire

Tracxpoint Signed a Major Agreement to Deploy its Artificial Intelligence Cart (AiC®) Platform at CONAD, One of the Largest and Most Sophisticated Supermarket Chains in Italy with 3,000 Locations in Lieu of Amazon Go after Intensive Study10.12.2018 14:00Tiedote

Tracxpoint, a global provider of next-generation self-checkout grocery solutions, today announced an agreement to roll out its Artificial Intelligence Cart (AiC®) at CONAD DEL TIRRENO, one of the seven cooperatives of CONAD’s chain with more than 3,000 supermarket stores in Italy. This is a major milestone for the Israeli startup in its mission to establish the AiC® platform as the most powerful, accessible and comprehensive solution for self-checkout and personalized in-store engagement on the market today. CONAD DEL TIRRENO will start implementing the AiC® ecosystem during 2019. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181210005176/en/ The Tracxpoint AiC enables checkout-free stores and personalized in-store engagement for Italy's largest supermarket chain, CONAD. (Photo: Business Wire) In direct contrast to capital-intensive and smaller store concepts like Amazon Go or its imitators that rely on ceiling cameras for

Jetex Now the Exclusive Dealer in the Middle East for Hi-Tech New HondaJet10.12.2018 12:52Tiedote

Jetex is bringing the next-generation in advanced private jets to the Middle East after striking an agreement with Honda Aircraft Company to become the exclusive authorized dealer for the region. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181210005273/en/ Adel Mardini of Jetex signs with Simon Roads of Honda Aircraft Company (Photo: AETOSWire) The deal means Jetex is now the manufacturer’s sole representative for the new HondaJet offering sales and support across the Gulf and Middle East region. “With Honda’s brand strength and recognition in the Middle East, we have received tremendous interest in the HondaJet Elite. We are proud to appoint Jetex as HondaJet Middle East to provide our customers with a committed sales team in the region for the world’s most advanced very light jet,” said Honda Aircraft President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “We are proud to be chosen by Honda Aircraft Company and excited to be awarded the r

China Shanghu Builds Itself into an International Health Demonstration Zone10.12.2018 12:16Tiedote

On October 25, 2018, the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands declared that Changshu was put on the list of the first “International Wetland Cities” in the world, in recognition of its success in the protection of wetland ecology. The award is arguably the most influential on a global scale—supreme and unchallenged. It was against this backdrop that the project of Changshu Shanghu International Health Demonstration Zone was commenced. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181210005254/en/ 2025 Shanghu International Health Demonstration Zone (Photo: Business Wire) Covering an area of about 40 million square meters, Changshu Shanghu, a national wetland park, is slap bang in the middle of the city, including 800-hectare ecological lake, four parks and ten places of interest. In compliance with the strategy for Healthy China 2030, the characteristic “Modern Healt

KOKUYO's "360° Gliding Chair ing" Wins FRAME Awards ORGATEC 2018 in Two Categories10.12.2018 12:00Tiedote

KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7984), a leading provider of office design and furniture in Japan, won FRAME Awards for "360º Gliding Chair ing" in two categories at ORGATEC 2018, “Trade Fair Stand of the Year” and “Best Use of Light,” which is organized by the Dutch interior design magazine "FRAME." This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181210005248/en/ KOKUYO's "360° Gliding Chair ing" Wins FRAME Awards ORGATEC 2018 (Photo: Business Wire) ORGATEC 2018, the largest International Trade Fair for Furnishing and Management of Offices and Office Facilities was held from October 23 to 27 in Cologne, Germany. Internationally renowned creators and critics from Amsterdam, Berlin, and elsewhere in Europe were the judges of FRAME Awards critiquing global furniture manufacturer booths in four categories: Best Use of Colour, Best Use of Light, Best Use of Material, and Trade Fair Stand of the Year. Winners in these categories will be h

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Outperforms Telefónica 10Gbps E-band Tests to Power 5G Backhauling10.12.2018 11:00Tiedote

Telefónica a global leader mobile operator and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA a leader in wireless transport technology have put to the test the high capacity 10Gbps wireless links to enhance the backhauling network for the future advent of 5G. The millimetre-wave point-to-point radio operating at 80GHz E band carrier, offers the lowest transport latency and the highest wireless capacity of 10Gbps over a single channel, satisfying the strict 5G requirements. Telefónica successfully field tested SIAE MICROELETTRONICA millimetre-wave radio solution in two use cases: 10Gbps point-to-point links addressing urban applications and the multicarrier link aggregation addressing the sub-urban applications, pushing high capacity connectivity to longer distances. “SIAE MICROELETTRONICA and Telefónica have cooperated over multiple projects all aiming to satisfy the 5G backhaul requirements. From microwave SDN applications to the introduction of state of the art millimetre-wave radio, once again crossing tog

Fishawack Acquires Creative Consultancy Blue Latitude Health10.12.2018 10:00Tiedote

The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the world’s largest independent medical communications and medical marketing organizations, has acquired Blue Latitude Health, based in London, UK, and New York, USA. Blue Latitude Health is a creative consultancy combining the commercial focus of a consultancy with the creative vision of an agency. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181209005023/en/ Dominic Miller, Fred Bassett, Oliver Dennis (back row from left to right), Martin Brass, Gail Flockhart (front row from left to right). (Photo: Business Wire) “In 2016, we set out our vision to form a major new force in the global creative agency space that would make us as strong in the creative arena as we already are in medical communications,” explained Oliver Dennis , Chief Executive Officer of the Fishawack Group. “With three acquisitions in this space in the last 16 months, I think we’ve firmly announced our intention t

Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.

Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme