Whiskey, Widgets & Wonks: The Future of Entrepreneurship
June 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
What is the future of entrepreneurship and where does it currently stand? Tune in for a George Mason University MBA student moderated panel discussion featuring George Mason University alumni and faculty experts in innovation and business, craft distilling and engineering, and social enterprise and policy. Sip on craft distilled whiskey during the discussion from alumni-owned KO Distilling. Purchase now for in store pickup in Manassas, VA!
COVID-19 and Implications for the Government Contracting Community
Information Security and Business Continuity Challenges Due to COVID-19
Smart Investing in the Face of COVID-19
Negotiations in a Virtual Environment
ProfessionalQuest: Certified Financial Planning
Return to the Office: A Workforce-Focused Approach
Paradigm Shift: The Future of Work and Workplaces
Host Brett Josephson has a conversation with Maury Peiperl, Dean of the School of Business at George Mason University. Maury discusses his academic and professional background, as well as his vision for the future of the Executive Development at Mason.
Host Brett Josephson sits down with Dr. John "Jerry" McGinn, Executive Director of George Mason University's Center for Government Contracting, and Eric Lofgren, a research fellow with the Center.
Host Brett Josephson welcomes Derek Horstmeyer, Associate Professor of Finance at George Mason University, to the podcast. Derek is an expert in the financial markets with publications in the Quarterly Journal of Finance and a monthly column in the Wall Street Journal. He gives his unique perspective on investing in the era of COVID-19, touching on topics ranging from what stocks tend to perform well in times of uncertainty to the impact of interest rates being at all-time lows.
In a departure from our regular programming, host Brett Josephson welcomes to the podcast a colleague and former classmate, Jon Jackson. Jon is an assistant professor of finance at Providence College where he teaches classes on operations management and business analytics. While in their PhD program at Washington State, Brett and Jon developed a model for predicting success in fantasy football auction drafts. On this episode, the pair discuss how this model was developed and the insights it has brought them through almost nine years of use.
In this episode, host Brett Josephson welcomes Marcelo Brutti, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of City National Bank. Marcelo is also an advisory board member and instructor in Mason’s Chief Risk Officer Executive Development program. Marcelo offers insights into how his financial institution is dealing with the Covid-19 crisis from a perspective of preparedness, cyber security, resource management, and colleague well-being in an era where close to 100% of his 5,500 person workforce is suddenly working from home.
In part two of a two part series, host Brett Josephson welcomes back Marcelo Brutti, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of City National Bank. Marcelo offers insights into how he as a CRO and his institution have been dealing with the CAREs act and the Payroll Protection Program. He also discusses his involvement with Mason Executive Development and a little bit about the classes that he teaches as part of the CRO program.
Host Robert Appel sits down with Derek Horstmeyer, Associate Professor, Co-Founder & Director of the GMU Student Managed Investment Fund, and Director of Financial Planning & Wealth Management at Mason’s School of Business. On this episode, Derek shares insights on the impact COVID-19 has on the stock market, and how to effectively keep stock of your investments during this time.
Host Robert Appel welcomes Jim Wolfe, Associate Professor and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Mason’s School of Business. On this episode, Jim discusses steps businesses can take to whether the impact of COVID-19.