Aspiring entrepreneurs got advice from their more seasoned counterparts as part of the Dingman Center’s Jumpstart program. Jumpstart is an intensive 5-day bootcamp where teams of University of Maryland students and alumni take a deep dive into building and refining their business model. The week features hands-on workshops and interactive advising sessions led by successful entrepreneurs, business executives, faculty and investors.
The Robert H. Smith School of business proudly welcomed its newest class of full-time MBA students during a 7-day orientation at the end of August 2013.
Six top researchers and teachers joined the full-time faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to start the fall 2013 semester. They earned their PhDs at some of the top universities. Two new adjunct instructors will also be teaching courses this fall.
Jared Watson was pumping gas at a Costco near Seattle when he read the email that he gotten into the PhD program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “I almost fainted,” he recalls. Watson’s dream of becoming a marketing professor was about to begin. He moved to the East Coast to begin the fall 2013 semester with Smith’s new cohort of 18 PhD students.
Leveraging a unique educational approach that moves beyond classroom lectures, 26 undergraduate business students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are participating in a unique course that yields insights into how real-life companies have turned management strategies into sustained competitive advantages.
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.