News at Smith

Nov 27, 2012
Community

A student team representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took second place in the team and individual writing competitions at the 2012 Biz Quiz hosted by Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business in November 2012.

Nov 23, 2012

Responding to a projected shortage of analytical experts, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will launch a degree program focused on managing and analyzing big data.

Classes begin in fall 2013 for the M.S. in Business for Marketing Analytics. The curriculum will equip its graduates to harness and process massive amounts of data to help design products, predict the effects of marketing campaigns, and better understand customers.

Nov 20, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In fall 2012, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business joined four other universities in an MBA initiative pilot curriculum called Public Relations for Business Leaders.  This project, in cooperation with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), aims to equip students with the professional communication skills that are essential to leaders today.

Nov 16, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Media Alert: November 16, 2012

Marketing experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on trends shaping the 2012 holiday shopping season.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Nov 15, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, November 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Organizations are often in a race to increase productivity – a good thing in the business world. But too much service productivity can actually cut into a company’s revenue, according to new research from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, the Smith School’s Roland Rust talks about his new research that finds lower productivity can often lead to a better bottom line.

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