When former banker Mike Geppi entered the Smith School’s executive MBA program in 2010, he had his sights set on starting a business. He was also looking for potential business partners. He never expected that he’d find four classmates to join him and trusted faculty advisors and a lawyer to help.
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.
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.
Tips for Entrepreneurs
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.
Time and time again business leaders go in front of the press to discuss a controversial issue and end up making a bad situation even worse. Even some of the world’s most savvy businesspeople are subject to the occasional press conference gaffe or unfortunate media statement. On February 21, 2014, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of those corporate executives on the hot seat trying to navigate the rocky waters of a mid-crisis press conference in this year’s...
It is one of the biggest events on the social calendar for graduate students and alumni of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and it’s not to be missed: the 12th Annual Monte Carlo Night Gala will bring together MBA, MS, and PhD students; alumni; faculty and staff for an evening of dancing and casino gaming.
SEMIFINALISTS TO COMPETE FOR $115K NATIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION CHAIRED BY UNDER ARMOUR FOUNDER AND CEO
The 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (#SES14) returns to the University of Maryland on Friday, March 7, 2014. Sponsored by the Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the Social Enterprise Symposium is unlike any other event on campus.