Goizueta advisory board gets new leadership

Rebecca Ginzburg

Rebecca Ginzburg This spring saw changes in the leadership of the Goizueta Advisory Board (GAB) when Todd Foreman 86BBA, who served as GAB’s chairman for nine years, stepped down. Rebecca Ginzburg 94BBA, a GAB member since September 2016, is the new chair. Ginzburg, president and chief operating officer at Junto...

Goizueta welcomes two new administrators

After an extensive search, Goizueta has tapped two industry veterans to join its leadership team. Robin Dittmann First, Robin Dittmann is the school’s new chief business, analytics and operations officer (CBAOO). Dittmann comes to us from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served mostly...

Goizueta launches new hybrid executive MBA

In a latest effort to stay current with the dynamic market for MBA programs for seasoned professionals and with emerging best practices in business education, Goizueta is now offering its Executive MBA Program in a new hybrid format that delivers some course content online as well as on campus. This new offering comes...

Resilience is the key for 2020 Start:ME graduates

Resilience is the key for 2020 Start:ME graduates

On a recent Wednesday, Teresa Abboud of Teresa Afternoon taught “My Art Time,” an art class via Zoom. There were a half dozen people on the call—children and adults—and they watched as Abboud sketched herbs. Teresa Abboud “First we will do the rosemary,” Abboud said, looking into the camera....

Leaders must refocus how they lead to be successful in today’s — and tomorrow’s — business world

Leaders must refocus how they lead to be successful in today’s — and tomorrow’s — business world

“Leadership skills are complicated, multifaceted, and necessary. In today’s global economy, where technological and other changes happen rapidly, businesses need effective leaders who are able to continually grow, learn, and adapt. They need leaders who are creative and capable of thinking and acting entrepreneurially. Leaders must be able to manage people, manage change, and, when necessary, manage...

Goizueta MBA students on winning team in Emory, Georgia Tech COVID-19 virtual hackathon

Around the world, communities large and small have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This life-changing event has groups and organizations scrambling to find solutions and answers to a continuously growing problem. To help, Emory and Georgia Tech recently came together to add to the effort by hosting a virtual hackathon for students from both universities.

Goizueta real estate clubs thrive in 2019-2020

Goizueta real estate clubs thrive in 2019-2020

“Even though real estate is considered ‘non-traditional,’ I felt that the real estate program and the club were underrated and underappreciated. I wanted to show that we were—and could be—a force to be reckoned with,” said Tierra Evans 20MBA, president of MBA Goizueta Real Estate Group (GREG), the Full-Time MBA’s real estate club, in response to MBA GREG being named Club of the Year—Academic/Professional for...

BBA students create strategies to aid Accenture recruiting efforts

For the first time in its 10-year history, the Professional Communication Strategy Case Competition (BComm) was held entirely online. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, students in the BComm case competition, which is the capstone of the Business Communication Strategy (BUS 365) course, presented from their homes. “Our students adapted to the...

Strategy is more important now than ever to be ahead of tomorrow’s business shifts

Strategy is more important now than ever to be ahead of tomorrow’s business shifts

“Twenty or 30 years ago, having a strong brand or good products was enough. Not anymore, it’s hard to stay on top now,” said John Kim, a lecturer in organization and management at Goizueta Business School at Emory University. “It’s very difficult to have a sustainable competitive advantage.” We live in a copy-cat world....

Response to the recent acts of racial violence and injustice

Dear members of the Goizueta Business School community, I know I speak for many of us when I express my feelings of anger, sadness, and pain in response to the recent acts of racial violence and injustice across our nation ─ some of which occurred close to home here in Atlanta. Among them are the tragic and senseless...