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Nov 02, 2009
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The controversy over executive compensation practices has generated a lot of heated conversations in the media and around the water cooler. On November 2, under the lights of camera crews from C-span, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg, the Smith School’s new Center for Financial Policy shone a spotlight on this controversial issue at its first roundtable discussion, “Executive Compensation—Practices and Reform.” The event featured keynote speaker Kenneth Feinberg, a well-known lawyer and mediator recently appointed to be the Obama administration’s special master

Nov 02, 2009
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The minds of teachers, researchers and industry professionals alike came together as they discussed solutions to the current problems surrounding the issue of cybersecurity at the 6th Annual Cybersecurity Forum at the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Oct. 28, 2009.

Oct 30, 2009
Community

College Park, Md. – October 30, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named John T.

Oct 29, 2009
Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a case interview workshop featuring nationally recognized case interview guru Marc Cosentino in Van Munching Hall, Sept. 8-11, 2009. Case questions are typically business related challenges presented by an interviewer to gauge how a candidate breaks down and solves the problem during a job interview.

Oct 26, 2009
Community

College Park, Md. – October 26, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the winners of its third annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, held October 22-23. 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 Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University won the $5,000 first prize.

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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