Amplifying Georgetown’s Potential

Who We Are

The Business Design & Optimization Group is Georgetown University’s internal management consulting team that supports the delivery of world-class education and research through business process improvement, professional project management services and financial expertise. The internal consulting model has proven highly effective within the higher education industry at leveraging institutional knowledge through a wide variety of engagements that improve service to students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Our Mission

To facilitate transformation that improves processes and services, and embodies Georgetown University’s larger mission and its Jesuit values.

We are excited to have a team of Georgetown experts who can help analyze and solve the university’s challenges.

Adam Donaldson, Vice President for Strategic Operations and Information Technology

What We Do

We understand the constraints universities and stakeholders experience when exploring new initiatives. We provide the capacity with expert resources you need to achieve your goals.

Project Management

– Define, plan, schedule and execute
– Manage approval and governance process

Financial Expertise

– Develop business cases and plans
– Provide expert financial analysis

Business Process Optimization

– Analyze and document business processes
– Provide insight and best practices
– Recommend and implement improvements

Why Use Internal Consultants?

While external consulting firms may bring insight into industry challenges, our team takes the additional step of supporting the implementation of recommendations and provides advantages, including:


Invested in Georgetown

As part of the GU community, we are fully invested in its success and our Jesuit heritage.


Institutional Knowledge

We’re Hoyas, so we understand the unique needs of Georgetown.



GU administration and faculty incur no inter-departmental charges for all of our quality services.

Contact Us

To find out more about how we can support your department contact us today and one of our team members will be in touch to determine next steps.