Global Initiatives

International Education Week Kicks Off with Panel Discussion on Global Competence

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business kicked off International Education Week, a joint initiative of the national Departments of State and Education, with a session on Global Competence in Business. The panel discussion featured the expertise of global executives as well as Mohamed Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary of international and foreign language education at the U.S. Department of Education.

International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

The Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to celebrate our global diversity amongst our students, faculty and staff during next week’s International Education Week (IEW). OGI has partnered with several Smith centers and student groups and other departments at UMD to provide a wide array of events every day at Van Munching Hall, Monday, Nov. 16, through Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.

Students Consult with Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps

Drawn from a variety of backgrounds, each MSEC student has the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to understand, educate and develop solutions to social problems in their host countries. Each student begins the nine-credit program with classes in the spring, learning the key skills and context for their travels and work ahead. After that, they’re off to spend two months abroad over the summer on their projects, working closely with each other and the local communities. When they return in the fall, they must complete a follow-up course to reflect and learn from the valuable insights they took away from this unique experience.

Business Forum I – TransAtlantic Cybersecurity Considerations

Learn about the advantages of doing business with Europe and gain an understanding of key issues in cybersecurity that impact EU-US trade. Join us for an informative half day Business Forum with leading experts from industry, academia and government.

 Speakers include:

 Camille E. Sailer, Esq., President, European-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey 

 Andrew Borene, a Council Member of the Truman National Security Project

 Manoj Hathi, CEO of AKS Systems and an EACCNJ Founding Member

 C. Drake Hazen, Senior Consultant, Cyber Consulting Group

December 3, 2015 - 1:45pm


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