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Dec 17, 2010
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Will 2011 be the year to take the plunge and start a business? Asher Epstein, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is optimistic. He says entrepreneurs with good ideas should go for it – but proceed with caution.

Epstein’s take for 
entrepreneurs in 2011:

Dec 09, 2010
Top News

QuestConf1Tulkoff Food Products Inc. has been a Baltimore business since the 1930s and is particularly famous for its horseradish products. But processing two million pounds of raw horseradish each year has produced a big problem for the company. The process used to clean the roots generates 100,000 pounds of horseradish peels and 2.2 million gallons of dirty water annually.

Dec 06, 2010
World Class Faculty & Research

Jim Parker, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the board of Southwest Airlines, is no stranger to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – but now he’s officially joined as an executive-in-residence at the school’s just-launched Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC). On Dec. 9, 2010, Baltimore-area business leaders came to the University of Maryland BioPark to celebrate the launch of CLIC and to hear Parker’s address on “Leadership in Challenging Times.”

Dec 06, 2010
Top News
Dec 05, 2010
Top News

On Dec. 15, 2010, in Washington, D.C., the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and the Professional Risk Management InternationalCRO2 Association (PRMIA) jointly hosted the inaugural Chief Risk Officer Speaker Series.

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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, specialty masters, 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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