Much talk these days focuses on emerging markets as having lost their luster. Once lauded as new economic powers, these markets are now experiencing lowered growth rates and other problems. Experts from industry, academia and government gathered to examine the state of emerging markets in the third in a series of Emerging Market Forums hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. [VIDEOS]
Thursday, May 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
Having a global perspective is critical to leading in today’s business world. At the Smith School, students take part in international experiences abroad and at home to shape their view of the world and give them the practical preparation needed to excel and lead.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Kislaya Prasad talks about the impact international experiences can have on perspective and...
The question of whether more women belong in corporate boardrooms is no longer a gender equity issue. It's an economic growth strategy. This was a repeated theme at the "Women as Entrepreneurs, Consumers and Agents of Change" forum, hosted April 13, 2012 by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. [VIDEOS]
Imagine health care coverage at a cost of $3 a year. Or an entire consumer banking system moving to mobile phones for a public without Internet access. These are innovations taking place in emerging markets out of necessity as these economies rise at an incredible pace, in particular China, India, Brazil and Russia. Along with innovation, these countries are also changing global competition, the financial landscape and the future of business – creating opportunities and challenges for U.S. industry and government. [VIDEOS]
Visiting Thai students and students in the Supply Chain Fellows program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business took a trip to Baltimore to learn about the city’s shipping port and compare it to other ports in the country and the world. The group took a bus tour of the Port of Baltimore on Oct. 22, 2010, getting a first-hand look at how a busy East Coast port works.
Security is a hot topic, but its not one that is easy to get your arms around. Our increasingly global and interconnected society is forcing us to think of security, whether of information or infrastructure, in entirely new ways. Scholars and security experts came together to address a wide range of global security concerns at the Global Security and Enterprise Resilience conference sponsored by the Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on April 12 and 13, 2007....
The China Business Forum gave students, academics, and professionals alike an inside look into the latest trends in U.S.-China business development and investment, said student organizer and Smith MBA candidate William Krents, MBA candidate 2008.