The challenges of global business go well beyond language barriers. To create lasting, authentic partnerships, one must embrace culture, history, and societal norms.
For some, international exchange can sharpen independence; for others, exposure to a country can kickstart a career. Matthew Williams 05BBA is a vice president at Blue Water Energy in London, where he’s lived since 2009.
A select group of Emory MBA and BBA students celebrated their last day of classes with a final project presented to representatives from the Atlanta Hawks, Falcons and Braves.
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.
Gurbani Singh doesn’t hesitate to point to her main mentor in business. Her father, a native of New Delhi, India, moved to the U.S. in 1990, earned an MBA from University of Texas-Austin, and has made a 25-year career working for FedEx in Memphis, Tennessee, where she grew up.
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.
Graduation is around the corner, and more than 15,000 students, faculty, staff, friends and family are preparing for the 173rd commencement occurring on May 14 at Emory University.
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.
Our first activity was the Lightspeed Ventures, Fenwick & West LLP and Giphy’s BBQ. There, we met national venture leaders like Jonathan Gottfried of Major League Hacking and venture capitalists turned startup lawyers like Mark Stevens of Fenwick and West. Moreover, we received extensive advice on how our startup can avoid common pitfalls around navigating user-behavior change.
For two days, students, faculty, staff and community members had the opportunity to dive into the world of entrepreneurship. Goizueta, in conjunction with Emory Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (E-Cubed) hosted the fourth annual Emory Entrepreneurship Summit.