Smith Business Close-Up: The Impact of International Experiences
Thursday, May 24, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 27, 2012,
Having a global perspective is critical to leading in today’s business world.
At the Smith School, students take part in international experiences abroad and
at home to shape their view of the world and give them the practical preparation
needed to excel and lead.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Kislaya Prasad talks about the impact
international experiences can have on perspective and career.
Professor Prasad is director of the Center for Business
Education and Research, federally funded by the Department of Education to
foster students’ international understanding. The center supports global
initiatives at the Smith School, including global study trips, research and
events that explore international themes. The center is very involved with
Smith’s new MBA curriculum that focuses on ensuring each student engages in
experiential learning projects to build business leadership skills.
Smith Business Close-Up is co-produced by the Robert H. Smith School
of Business and Maryland Public Television. The television segment focuses on
the latest thinking in business management, and features in-depth interviews
with Smith School faculty and other members of the school’s community of
Where to Watch
Smith Business Close-Up can be seen bi-weekly on Maryland
Public Television's Your Business and Money. The program airs at 7:30
p.m. on Thursdays and is repeated the following Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on public television
stations throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, including: