Case competition for BMGT440 students.
Media Alert: December 17, 2010
For housing market reporters, editors, producers
Contact: Carrie Handwerker; 301-405-5833
UMD Finance Expert on the Housing Industry Outlook for 2011
Sen. Jack Reed Highlights the Smith School and Pew Financial Reform Project at Reception
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Pew Charitable Trusts sponsored a public reception Nov. 29, 2010, marking the establishment of the Office of Financial Research (OFR) and the release of the National Science Foundation Workshop Report, Knowledge Representation and Information Management for Financial Risk Management.
College Park, Md. – November 1, 2010 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the winners of itsfourth annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, held October 28-29. The event, organized by Smith’s MBA Finance Association, challenged 10 teams of MBA students from leading business schools to craft and present M&A pitches to a panel of executive and faculty judges. The student team from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business won the $5,000 first prize.
The Smith School's academic departments and research-focused centers of excellence combine leading scholars and industry veterans who truly understand the importance of risk management. Smith faculty and practitioners explore issues related to how risk impacts financial decisions, supply chains and the broader global economy.
Sixty experts including computer scientists, finance professors and financial regulators will be meeting at a two-day Workshop on Knowledge Representation and Information Management for Financial Risk Management, July 21-22, 2010.
New York, NY (May 26, 2010) – Multiple factors including poor data, incomplete performance metrics, and, short-term focus and unrealistic optimism among senior business managers contributed to the collapse in the US housing and mortgage markets, according to a study released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The seventh annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition took place on April 16, 2010, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The competition, which is open to juniors and seniors from the BMGT 440 Advanced Financial Management class, began with nine teams selected by the instructors of the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 sections.
MEDIA ALERT: February 3, 2010
Attention: automotive, technology, and green living reporters/editors
ELECTRIC CAR HISTORIAN, BUSINESS PROFESSOR AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT
ON CHEVY VOLT, AUTO INDUSTRY
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, 7:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, 4:30 a.m.
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