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Apr 14, 2014
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Brenda Freeman '87, MBA '91

Excerpt from Smith Business magazine, spring 2014

WHAT I DO: Chief Marketing Officer, Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, Turner Broadcasting Inc. Manage a multimillion dollar budget and staff of 140 people; responsible for marketing, creative and strategy for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, seen in 100 million households.

EDUCATION...

Apr 03, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research
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Gary Cohen, assistant dean of executive programs, overviews the field of executive education.

Go to the Smith Executive Education website.

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...

Mar 12, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision. 

Discover ways to jumpstart your innovation strategy in 2014 and beyond. Join us for the third annual Smith School Business Summit, presented by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, March 28 at the Marriott North Bethesda. 

The Smith School...

Mar 11, 2014
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UMD-Smith Executive Programs, NFL Design and Deliver Consumer Products Boot Camp 

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. 

The Smith School's Office of Executive Programs teamed with NFL Player Engagement to prepare the athletes to run a business or...

Mar 10, 2014
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The 9th Annual Cupid’s Cup is almost here! Watch competitors vie for the coveted Cupid's Cup and a shot at $115k on April 4. Get your tickets now at www.cupidscup.com.

1. Don’t be afraid to fail.

“If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own business, make 2014 the year you take the risk -- even...

Feb 28, 2014
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There are dozens of great places to eat at the University of Maryland – on campus and within walking distance. Check out 17 of our students’ favorite restaurants.

1. Bagel Place

bagels

2. Bobby’s Burger Palace

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Feb 27, 2014
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Social Media Intelligence

Marketers may feel as though they are drowning in data and metrics when monitoring social media with its complexity of platforms and opinions.

A new book, "Social Media Intelligence” (Cambridge University Press), by ...

Feb 14, 2014
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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SEMIFINALISTS TO COMPETE FOR $115K NATIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION CHAIRED BY UNDER ARMOUR FOUNDER AND CEO

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College Park, MD – February 14, 2014 – Fourteen student startups were selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’...

Feb 06, 2014
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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. Sherman is passionate about helping people drive value from intellectual property and other intangible assets. He is a prominent Washington, D.C., attorney and business author who teaches entrepreneurship, strategy, M&A, and value creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
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Feb 05, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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