The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was a sponsor of the National Black MBA Association’s 35th Annual NBMBAA Conference and Career Exposition, September 10 - 14, 2013, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.
As one of the nation's largest business and professional conferences and expositions, the conference attracted more than 100 corporate and academic partners and thousands of MBA candidates and recent graduates across the country, offering professional advancement opportunities for some of the...
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If all goes to plan, six Smith School of Business MBA students will have helped create 290 full-time jobs in northern and eastern Sri Lanka – the regions most devastated by a 25 year civil war. And it only took them three weeks.
In May, the students traveled 9,000 miles from College Park to put their business skills into practice and engage in hands-on consulting for three different Sri Lankan organizations. The three pairs of students each assisted a local organization refine its accounting systems, enhance management and workflow structures,...
International Smith Experience Opportunity: Sri Lanka 2014
BUSI758-O: Building Capacity in Sri Lanka
The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), in collaboration with the International Executive Service Corps (IESC)’s USAID funded
Facilitating Economic Growth in Sri Lanka program, is pleased to announce a 3-credit Smith Experience (Full-Time...
Forty-five second-year MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to Maple Tree Campground in Rohrersville, Md., for a weekend of camping and team-building activities, Sept. 6-8, 2013.
The students were joined by Smith faculty members Shreevardhan Lele, assistant dean of academic affairs for MBA programs and Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Business Administration, and Oliver Schlake, Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow.
Second-year MBA Eric Markley, vice president of marketing...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Public Relations Society of America is rolling out an MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course and credits the Robert H. Smith School of Business for supporting the launch.
A PRSA white paper highlights Smith, along with four other leading business schools, for “best practice”...
The 2013 Smith Marketplace challenged MBAs to create and operate a business in their very first week on campus as part of orientation. They worked in teams of five and had $150 to get their business off the ground.
Welcome back! Thank goodness it’s “Innovation Fridays.”
Last spring, we got on board with the University of Maryland’s “Innovation Fridays,” introducing weekly coverage to highlight some of the exciting happenings around innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. This fall, we continue that semester-long commitment.
We’re building a community of entrepreneurs here at the Smith School, helping students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community think more like...
This summer 105 students traveled to Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, and Spain for short-term abroad courses offered by the Smith School’s Office of Global Initiatives. More than 80 graduate students participated in three courses while 19 undergraduates traveled to Germany and Italy for a course on entrepreneurship.
The Emerging Global Companies course to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, led by Paulo Prochno, proved so popular the Smith School...
The Robert H. Smith School of business proudly welcomed its newest class of full-time MBA students during a 7-day orientation at the end of August 2013.
The Class of 2015 has 105 students who came together to meet each other, second-year MBAs, faculty and staff before starting their journey for their MBA.
They were welcomed by Dean Alex Triantis, Vice Dean Joyce Russell, Associate Dean Ken White and many more members of the Smith community during their orientation.