Today’s conversation focuses on crowd-funding – the ability for companies to seek investments from a large pool of small investors via the Internet. Is this growing funding option a game-changer?
The 2013 Social Enterprise Symposium brought together executives from several such companies in a panel titled “The Right Fit: Three Models for Social Impact,” to show students different kinds of structures for social enterprises.
Five University of Maryland students showcased their businesses in the third annual No Limits Social Impact Pitch Competition to cap off the 2013 Social Enterprise Symposium.
The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has helped create a new resource to improve the quality and safety of healthcare for children.
A blaze kills several workers at the Indonesia subsidiary of a multinational food company already facing a developing attack from a rainforest protection network. The fictitious scenario (another involved a pharmaceutical company linked to mercury contamination in India) framed part of a Feb. 22 "Leadership under Fire 2013" competition at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
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.