Sights and sounds from the MBA capstone trip to DC

  • April 19, 2018
  • By Kurt Greenbaum
  • 1 minute read

Get a video overview of Olin’s newest addition to its full-time MBA experience: The capstone trip to the nation’s capital for a dive into the ways policy affects business—and vice versa.

The February trip immersed the entire MBA class in a series of talks with leading policy experts, hosted by Olin’s partner, the Brookings Institution.

The video features insights from three Class of 2018 full-time MBA students.

“It was an amazing opportunity. It’s truly the area where business and government intersect,” Perri Goldberg said.

“It’s something we’re going to be dealing with the rest of our careers,” Cole Donelson said.

Lamar Pierce, organizer of the experience, shares his insights in the video on why the new MBA capstone trip to Washington, DC, in collaboration with the Brookings Institution, is now a key piece of Olin’s MBA experience.

“Institutions and culture really define the rules of the game,” said Pierce, professor of strategy and faculty director for the master of science in leadership.

“I’m really surprised by how much I enjoyed it and how much I took out of the experience,” said Sontaya Sherrell.

Also, don’t forget to check out insights on the trip from Olin student Jamie Swimmer, who crafted this post for the Olin Blog back in March.

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Kurt Greenbaum

Kurt Greenbaum

As communications director for WashU Olin Business School, my job is to find and share great stories about our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. I've worked for the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management as communications director and as a journalist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sun-Sentinel in South Florida and the Chicago Tribune.

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