Newly admitted external transfer students were treated to a nice dinner, networking night, and a subtle lesson on the importance of professional etiquette on Oct. 5, 2016 at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Etiquette seems to be common sense, something that is not worth spending time on, yet when Evan Riddle, director and academic advisor at Smith, kicked off the evening and dove into the dos and don’ts at the table, many students were surprised to find out how much they did not know. This etiquette workshop is a part of a
Contracts help human beings do what at times seems impossible. They help us cooperate and trust each other. It’s not that we fundamentally don’t trust one another. It’s just that trust is a freer-flowing currency when agreements are backed by a contract. And that’s why contract theory became the premise for the 2016 Nobel prize for economics on Monday. Smith School professors Kislaya Prasad and
What does the first presidential debate have in common with the famed “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman? They both set a perfect template for a strategic management course. Read more...
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently interviewed Smith Junior Sherry Levine '18 to discuss how she is “commanding her career” during her Smith Journey.
Smith undergraduates in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program visited social entrepreneur Eugene Faison, CEO and founder of DGridEnergy LLC, at the Muirkirk Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of the District of Columbia in Beltsville, MD.
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.