Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Maybe we should back up and start by pinpointing just what it does take to be an entrepreneur, especially one starting up in the Washington region.
Mike Kahn said he’s never seen an organization so concerned and caring toward its students as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and knew he wanted to be a part of that. He was happy to share some of the wisdom he’s gleaned from his years in the aerospace and defense industry with business and engineering students as the first speaker in the spring line-up of the CEO @ Smith speaker series, Feb. 5, 2013.
The latest cohort of executive MBA students began their 19-month journey to earning their degrees last week (Jan. 18, 2013) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The 41 students are the 13th group to start the program since the Smith School launched its EMBA degree in 2002. This year’s class is the largest cohort the Smith School has recruited yet, as applications to have been increasing steadily for the past four years.
Bet you didn’t know the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has its very own “Shark Tank.” Though lacking the made-for-TV drama of the hit ABC reality series, the Dingman Center Angels network is every bit the lifeline for entrepreneurs seeking critical early-stage funding and professional expertise.
January 28, 2013
The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) Research Fellow Chad Konchak is part of the first place winning team for the 2013 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards for the Electronic Surveillance System that Flags Undiagnosed Hypertensive Patients. Konchak is currently Director of Clinical Analytics at Northshore University Health System