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...
Avid sports fans Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, had often found themselves watching games from the “nosebleed section,” and wondering why so many great seats remained empty throughout the game. They were classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington in 2009 when that simple observation turned into a business idea.
The duo developed LetsMoveDown, a mobile app that lets fans purchase empty seats closer to the action at sporting events after the game has started. The app...
It's a Masked Affair!
The PTMBA and FTMBA Associations of the Robert H. Smith School are hosting the 2013 Annual Fall Ball on Saturday November 2, 2013.
New Dean Alex Triantis will be the keynote speaker this year. Grab a mask, and join us for a masquerade night of cocktails, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the Smith Community!
- When: Saturday, November 2, 2013
- Speaker: Dean Alex Triantis
- Location: JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20004
Alex Triantis, dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, discusses recent rankings, the new Smith School website, summer renovations to Rudy's Cafe, and the school's new online MBA program in his fall 2013 video message.
A group of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to New York City to attend the 5th Annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference and Career Exposition Forum, September 19 – 21, 2013, at the Hilton NYC.
The Asian MBA Conference attracted over 2,500 top Asian students (both undergrad and graduate level), professionals, and Fortune 500 employers such as IBM, GE, P&G, Facebook, Wells Fargo, and Kimberley-Clark.
In addition, the Smith School’s Asian MBA Association organized an NYC Alumni Mixer...
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...
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”...