News & Events

There is always something going on at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business! With dozens of events each week in College Park and around the world, they say that the sun never sets on the Smith School.

Use this page to check out our latest news, featured stories and upcoming events for Executive Education at Smith.

NFL Players Learn from Smith Experts

Some NFL players, including Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith UMD ’10, recently gathered in Baltimore for offseason training -- but not for the gridiron. They worked on their business skills under the tutelage of experts from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

International Executives Experience DC with Smith

Marketing managers from 3 global companies came together at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to take part in the first Professional Services Leadership Initiative (PSLI) organized by the Center for Excellence in Service and the Office of Executive Programs at Smith.

Smith Executive Education congratulates Dr. Wendy Moe: Social Media Intelligence

Moe Book

Dr. Wendy Moe, an Associate Professor within the Marketing department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland is co-author of a new Cambridge University Press publication: Social Media Intelligence. 

The book helps organizations to uncover valuable insights hidden in social media chatter to better inform their strategy. The book can help anyone facing the challenge of making sense of social media data to move beyond the current practice of social media monitoring to more comprehensive use of social media intelligence.

Moe collaborated on this project with Professor David A. Schweidel. Read more about the book here.

Moe is Director of the MS in Marketing Analytics at Smith and regularly shares her social media expertise with executive education groups.

Don't Waste Your Talent--Recognize, Manage and Sell your Intangible Assets

Check out Andrew Sherman's TEDx talk and find out how to realize the full power of everything your company knows. Andrew is passionate about helping people drive value from intellectual property and other intangible assets. Andrew, a prominent DC attorney and business author, teaches entrepreneurship, strategy, M&A and value creation at Smith. Talk to us to find out how Andrew can help your organization.

Monday Feb. 3: IMPACT to take place in Baltimore—BGE co-hosts

Smith’s quarterly event for Learning and Development professionals will take place on Monday February 3, 2014 at the Robert H. Smith School of Business Suite at the UMD Biopark in Baltimore. The event, which is co-hosted by BGE features leadership speakers from Sodexo, Aetna, the Federal Reserve Board, Towers Watson, BGE and Smith. Topics include: Fierce Conversations,  Cultural engagement, pipeline development, change management, customer delight through social media, and diversity and inclusion. Download the agenda here.

Save the date: Future IMPACT meetings will take place on Monday, May 5, Monday, August 4 and Monday, November 3, 2014

Smith Strategy Expert Teaching Through TEDx

Want to refresh your strategic planning process? Take a look at Dr. J. Gerald Suarez’s TEDx Talk on Creating the Future. Contact Executive Education if you’d like to work with Dr. Suarez or any of the other strategy and systems thinking experts at Smith.

Snaps to One of Smith’s Leading Strategy Experts—Gupta joins top 50 global thinkers

Gupta

Executive Education congratulates Dr. Anil Gupta on being named to the world’s top 50 thinkers. If you would like to learn from one of the best minds in management, please contact Executive Education. Dr. Gupta supports development of global strategic thinking in businesses all over the world—just one of the first rate faculty teaching in Smith’s customized executive education courses.

How to Learn the language of the C-suite

Could your organization benefit from smarter thinking about reducing costs and boosting revenues? Does your CFO wish the company’s innovators could express the value of their good ideas in financial terms? Work with a Smith Finance Professor to grow business management competency across your organization.

Watch a few minutes of Dr. Mike Faulkender teaching Net Present Value.

Watch a few minutes of Joe Perfetti on how to evaluate investment risk.

Smith launches Online MBA

Congratulations to the students, staff and faculty for Smith’s new Online MBA. Good luck with your program and thanks for choosing Smith. 

Welcome to Smith EMBA Cohort 13

Congratulations to the newest EMBA students selected for Smith’s prestigious program—ranked number 17 in the U.S. (Businessweek, Nov. 2013). We look forward to learning with you and from you.