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Aug 01, 2013
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Thirty-eight students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive MBA Cohort 12 gathered at the University of Maryland’s Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on July 26, 2013, for a very special occasion: graduation ceremonies.

With family, friends, faculty, and staff on hand, the close-knit and supportive culture of our community was clearly on display as Vice Dean Joyce Russell acknowledged the sacrifice on the families and the milestone achievement of the graduates.

Greg Hanifee, assistant dean of executive programs, said, “We’re...

Jul 18, 2013
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Already highly ranked by the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Businessweek, the executive MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is 26th in the Economist's inaugural EMBA world rankings. Among U.S. programs, the Smith School is 13th.

Further broken down, Smith’s ranking includes #4 for quality of faculty, #8 for career progression, #14 for quality of students and #19 for program quality and...

Feb 18, 2013
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The first-ever cohort of the Smith School’s new Leadership Academy graduated with honors—and delight—on Friday, February 15.

Smith’s Office of Human Resources and Office of Executive Programs launched the Leadership Academy to provide professional skills development to Smith staff utilizing the expertise of Smith School faculty. Participants took mini-courses in customer service excellence, project...

Jan 28, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14, 2013, 7:30 a.m.

New year, new career? 2013 could be the year you get that new job, big promotion or develop as a professional. Set your goals now.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Joyce Russell outlines how to tackle setting some New Year’s resolutions for your career.

Dr. Russell is the vice dean at the Smith School and the director of the school’s Executive Coaching and Leadership Development...

Oct 15, 2012
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Smith Ranks No. 6 in the World for Research

The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 13 in the United States and No. 51 in the world, according to the 2012 Financial Times executive education rankings published October 15, 2012. The influential EMBA rankings place the Smith School No. 6 globally for faculty research, an area of strength for which the school is consistently recognized as a leader.

The Smith...

Oct 10, 2012
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On October 1, 2012 - China's National Day - the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted executive MBA students from Peking University HSBC School of Business (PHBS). The 31 executives were travelling across the U.S. on a study trip, visiting several U.S. cities and universities to learn more about the global economy from a U.S. perspective.

The students...

Aug 06, 2012
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On July 28, 2012, 41 executives from EMBA Cohort 11 celebrated the end of their 19-month journey at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. More than 350 family members, friends and members of the Smith School community...

Jun 10, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 10, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

With digital communications, writing skills for executives are more important than ever. How can you be sure you’re staying professional while getting your point across?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ken White talks about writing for executives.

White is assistant dean of Marketing Communications at the Smith School and holds a Ph.D. in communication. He is a branding...

Nov 14, 2011
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked 21st among U.S. business schools for executives and entrepreneurs in an annual survey by CEOWORLD magazine.

The magazine surveyed more than 96,000 individuals in an extensive poll, including 3,200 human resource directors from the world’s largest multinational companies and 21,000 students.

The ratings are numerical scores given to the schools based on return on investment and recruiter feedback, measuring the quality of the school’s learning environment. Ranking criteria include:...

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