A team of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will compete in the final round of the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Inaugural MBA Case Competition, in partnership with FedEx Freight, on Nov. 3, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
On Friday, October 21, 2016, students and staff from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business participated in a community service learning activity with the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary on the Patuxent River in Lothian, Maryland.
Last Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business met with Denise Naguib, Marriott’s vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity, to discuss her role in the sustainability effort in the hotel industry.
The MBA Consulting Club at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business organized its annual signature event, the Consulting Forum, Sept. 23, 2016, in Van Munching Hall. The forum featured representatives from top consulting firms and aimed at facilitating an open dialogue between students and alumni in the industry.
The number of out-of-court deals in federal charges of corporate crimes has soared to record-setting highs, where major companies pay large fines for criminal wrongdoing but no one goes to jail. Brandon Garrett, the Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, delved into the complex deals that take place between the U.S. justice system and the corporate world in a standing-room-only event hosted by the University of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC...
Far too often, women’s success stories are excluded from the world of business. Dream, Girl helped to change that narrative in an exclusive showing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, sponsored by the school’s Office of Diversity Initiatives on Sept. 12, 2016.
On Sept. 12, 2016, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated its partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce by hosting a discussion about "Maryland Open for Business" with Mike Gill, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, and Smith School Dean Alex Triantis. More than 100 students, faculty, staff, and local partners attended the event, which was sponsored by the school’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and Office of Global Initiatives (OGI).
During b-school you learn about all sorts of business acronyms, from BATNA to SWOT. But how do you get around VMH (Van Munching Hall)? Here’s a quick guide to frequently used acronyms for academic departments, centers and offices at UMD-Smith.
Is it better for PepsiCo to dress up “Naked” or square a circle? The MBA Class of 2018 at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got their first taste of corporate consulting, data analysis and the whirlwind pace of business school life during the MBA Orientation Live Case Competition on Friday, August 19, 2016.
The Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to kick off the 2016-17 school year with a screening of the film Dream, Girl, a documentary that showcases inspiring success stories of female entrepreneurs. Join the women of Smith for the screening and post-screening discussion reception. Dream big with us on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.