“Tonight is about the big picture, big questions, big ideas — audacious ideas,” Assistant Professor Wesley Longhofer said as he welcomed students to the third annual Audacious Ideas Night, part of his Business and Society course for Goizueta undergraduate students.
Goizueta students and faculty traveled to Johannessburg, South Africa to attend the AHIA conference, a three-day event aiming to reduce morbidity and mortality in Africa by advising and training African scientists in business and legal areas.
The challenges of global business go well beyond language barriers. To create lasting, authentic partnerships, one must embrace culture, history, and societal norms.
Proper exposure to international business requires multiple lenses. Yet one resource sometimes overlooked is the international elements across the university. Goizueta’s Dean Erika James, with an eye toward collaboration, has challenged the school to create more opportunities to prepare for international immersion and partner across campus.
At the end of spring semester, the halls of Goizueta were abuzz when nearly 300 business executives from a multitude of Fortune 500, mid-size, entrepreneurial and nonprofit organizations came to campus for Goizueta’s IMPACT Showcase Day.
When passersby recently walked through Patterson Green, it was hard to miss two unusual items resting on the lawn. Two lavish Mercedes vehicles visited Goizueta caused onlookers to slow their step and snap a few photos. While the cars added a unique touch to the green, they were actually serving a larger purpose.
Real-world learning is one of the key components that make up many teaching environments at Goizueta. No matter the program, each professor tries to add an experiential learning element into their teaching process, including Reshma Shah, associate professor in the Practice of Marketing.
For the first time ever, 16 students, drawn from the BBA program as well as from arts majors in Emory College, had the opportunity to attend an Arts Management Trek in New York City.
Several BBA students are headed to Nicaragua as part of an experiential learning trip with Goizueta’s Social Enterprise.
How would you suggest Delta Air Lines solidify itself as the “carrier of choice for the next generation of travelers?” That question was posed by the airline to Goizueta Business School FTMBA students as part of the Delta Air Lines Mid-Semester Module International Travel Competition.