Recently, Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, landed in the headlines for her telecommuting policy. Or rather, her reversal of the company’s previous liberal telecommuting policy, which has many employees working almost exclusively outside the office. But with stretched resources and growing commute times – particularly in this region – telecommuting is an attractive option for many. [VIDEO]
Smith Business Close-Up
The housing market is picking up steam, an indicator of an economic resurgence overall. What does this mean for buying and selling in Maryland? In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Cliff Rossi talks about housing and the economy. [VIDEO]
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:30 a.m.
The digital age has changed education, including making it easier than ever to make content available to the masses through free online courses. These Massive Online Open Courses – MOOCs – are a growing trend in education and University of Maryland is part of the movement.
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:30 a.m.
Travel abroad is important for future business leaders because it helps them better understand the economic landscape of other nations. University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business regularly offers students the chance to explore other countries and cultures, including four global studies course this past January.
March 7 & 10, 2013
Maryland was the first state in the country to pass legislation allowing the formation of Benefit Corporations and LLCs, which provide companies with legal protection in pursuing “general public good” in addition to profits. Since its introduction in 2010, 10 other states and the District of Columbia have passed similar legislation, and Maryland remains the only state allowing for LLCs in addition to Corporations. But despite its status as a first mover, Maryland is falling behind other state programs in implementing the
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, 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.