he Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Program held its 9th Annual QUEST Practicum Presentations on Friday, December 5, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Inside Van Munching Hall, clusters of purple and white balloons with a silver star on top decorated the lobby, while outside, the Washington, D.C. area enjoyed its first snowfall of the season.
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The consulting industry is changing. That's what more than 100 students, alumni, and corporate friends heard from keynote speakers and panelists at the Smith School's Fifth Annual Consulting Forum, Nov. 7, 2003. The event is organized and sponsored by students in the Smith MBA Consulting Club.
Jane Frank, director and owner of the McLean, Va.-based Worlds of Wonder art gallery, has pledged $500,000 to the Smith School of Business, to honor the contributions of her husband, the schools dean. In recognition of the gift, the school has named its largest auditorium the Howard Frank Auditorium.
Narda Quigley, an organizational behavior doctoral candidate, will head to the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School as a senior research fellow in its post-doctoral research-fellowship program in July 2003.
"I just like business, especially marketing, said Larissa Worrell, 11th-grader at Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn. I learned about business, advertising, and competition."
Frank Auditorium was filled and attendees were on the edge of their seats on Sept. 30, 2014, at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership for a fascinating discussion about the moral psychology of economic life and strife.
Do not wait for permission to be a leader. J. Gerald Suarez, Smith School Professor of the Practice in Systems Thinking and Design, says individuals can take charge of their future and act as leaders, regardless of their positions within an organization.
This past summer, students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were granted a unique opportunity to put their knowledge into practice at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., as part of BMGT364: Managing People and Organizations.