College Park - February 9, 2005 A team of four MBA students from the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business took first place in the MBA case competition at the 2005 Reaching Out MBA conference in Boston, on February 4-6. The Smith team successfully competed against students from Berkeley, Thunderbird, Vanderbilt, Iowa, and Kellogg in a case that addressed the effects of high HIV/AIDS rates on workforce and overall productivity for a large South African mining conglomerate.
In May, twenty students learned about entrepreneurship in a European context while studying in Munich, Germany and London, England. Over the course of the 3-credit, 2-week program, students visited international corporations, interacted with local entrepreneurs and enjoyed the beautiful sights in both cities.
According to Net Impact’s recently released 2014 “Business as UNusual” rankings, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks 20th in Social Impact and 30th in Sustainability among MBA programs.
Joseph Bailey talks about the recent case competition with QUEST students and how the Smith School is teaching through experiential learning. Student Praneet Puppala was on the winning team.
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.