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Nov 21, 2013
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On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.

"What I would like to do here is to take stock of where risk management has evolved over the last 5 years," said Rossi. "With emphasis on three areas that will shape the direction of the profession going forward;...

Nov 20, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO@Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

“Passion causes us to give it our all. Be passionate and purposeful about life – you can make a difference.”

These are words that King himself has lived by and words that are exemplified in his work at BB&T. King has served as chairman of BB...

Nov 18, 2013
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The Cupid’s Cup business competition this year expanded beyond the university to award cash prizes to the most promising entrepreneurs in the country. But the April 5 competition, sponsored by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by Smith’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, found its top winner close to...

Nov 18, 2013
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Andy Enfield

It was the Cinderella story of March Madness season when Andy Enfield, MBA ’94, coached Florida Gulf Coast University’s men’s basketball team to the NCAA Sweet 16. Enfield has always loved basketball, from his undergraduate days as an All-American for Johns Hopkins University through his stints as an NBA assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1994-1996) and Boston...

Nov 11, 2013
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College Park, Md. – November 11, 2013 – Teams from some the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 7th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition, held Nov. 7-8 at the university’s College Park campus.

The team from the Smith School captured the event's $5,000 first prize. The team from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business placed second ($2,500) and MBAs from Southern Methodist University’s Edwin...

Nov 07, 2013
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes the following schools who are participating in the 7th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, Nov. 7-8, 2013:

Participating Schools:

  • Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business

  • The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

  • The George Washington University School of Business

  • The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business...

Nov 01, 2013
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Welcome to the Smith MBA Report, the monthly podcast that features the events, news and newsmakers of the the full time and part time MBA programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 01, 2013
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MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business put their skills to the test in front of one of the world’s biggest consulting firms, as Deloitte and the Smith MBA Consulting Club hosted the Second Annual Deloitte/Smith Case Competition on September 30, 2013.

The event provided Smith students with a great opportunity to practice a real world consulting assignment. For the competition, presented by Deloitte's Federal Human...

Oct 25, 2013
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Seth Goldman, Founder and 'TEO' of Honest Tea, spoke to students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 15, 2013. 

Goldman signed copies of his new book and talked about the challenges of growing a company, and the satisfaction of creating a successful and socially responsible brand.  The event was hosted by the Smith School’s Center for Social Value Creation and the...

Oct 16, 2013
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CEOs, politicians, religious leaders and generals can do less with their power today than they could in the past.  This is the central thesis of Moises Naim’s new book, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battles and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What it Used to Be, and it was the focal point of his remarks at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 8, 2013.

Naim, a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Venezuelan Trade and...

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