COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 30, 2015) — Executive education activity at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business grew by more than 22 percent in 2014— eclipsing the 7 percent industrywide rate, according to the International Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON).
All those team-building exercises aren’t enough, it turns out. Getting members of a team to pull in the same direction is harder than most managers think, according to research by Vijaya Venkataramani, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and coauthor Matthew J. Pearsall at the Kenan-
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 30, 2015) Organizers of the University of Maryland’s Do Good Challenge have announced “Do Good Booster Fund” recipients for this year’s competition. Eighteen promising UMD student groups, who will compete this spring in the 2015 challenge, received a combined total of more than $7,000 in seed funding to jump-start their projects and ventures. These students recently pitched their Do Good ideas – targeting a social cause – to a panel of judges for a chance to receive between $100-$500 and mentorship from campus experts in
Logistics Professor Philip T. Evers, who has taught sports business at the Smith School, tackles five Super Bowl questions in a guest column for WalletHub: 1. Who will win? 2. What is the economic impact of hosting the game? 3. Is Super Bowl advertising a good investment? 4. What does it say about higher education that the game is at University of Phoenix Stadium? And 5. How many Super Bowls do you ultimately expect there to be?
Annapolis is the latest municipality to join the fight against Uber. But abiding by government regulations isn't part of the company's long-term strategy, Smith Professor Brent Goldfarb tells the Capital Gazette. Goldfarb says Uber is betting its popularity will lead to changes in the regulation of the taxicab industry. "I don't expect Uber drivers to change their behavior because Annapolis makes them illegal,"
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.