Lead Fearlessly

Welcome from Dean Prabhudev Konana

Welcome to the Robert H Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland!  It is an exciting time to be part of the Maryland Smith community. Located just 7 miles from the White House, we are at the heart of both business and power, with multinational corporations, influential NGOs, massive Federal enterprises and a burgeoning innovation community right in our backyard.

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Fearless Ideas

For Aviation, an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’

Why Leadership, Cooperation Will Be Key in a Post-COVID Era

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Why 2021’s Labor Day Sales Are Likely to Disappoint

Read the article Why 2021’s Labor Day Sales Are Likely to Disappoint
Pitfalls of the TikTok Resume Trend

Read the article Pitfalls of the TikTok Resume Trend

Smith Profiles

Alumni Profile


Terp Helps Make Sure Nike’s Sneakers Are All Green

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Lee-Ellen Myles

Student Profile

Lee-Ellen Myles


Studying for her MBA, Eying a Career in Impact-Driven Consulting

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Octavia Davis

Student Profile

Octavia Davis


After the Marines, Finding a Passion in Marketing

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Etim Edim

Alumni Profile

Etim Edim


Leading at Morgan Stanley, Driven To Make an Impact

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Alumni Profile

Terrill L. Drake


Championing Others on the Way to a Successful Career

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Zeinab Karake

Faculty Profile

Zeinab Karake


What Teaching Means to Zeinab Karake

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Sherika Ekpo, MBA ’09

Alumni Profile

Sherika Ekpo


Climbing the Ladder, Making a Difference Along the Way

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Ryan Hogan ’13

Alumni Profile

Ryan Hogan


Cracking the Case and Succeeding in Entrepreneurship

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Carla Tagliente

Alumni Profile

Carla Tagliente


Front and Center on the Sidelines, a Career in Coaching

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Camila & Valeria Palacio

Student Profile

Camila & Valeria Palacio


Twinning and Winning Together on a Career Path

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Events at Smith

Get to Know Dingman

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
1:00 PM EDT
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Ace the Case Global Business Challenge

Friday, February 4, 2022
10:00 AM EST
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UMD Counseling Center Workshop: Resilience and Adaptability

Thursday, November 11, 2021
4:00 PM EST
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UMD Counseling Center Workshop: Relationship and Communication

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
4:00 PM EST
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Info Session

Smith Business Minor Information Session

Monday, October 11, 2021
6:00 PM EDT
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Dingman Fridays

Friday, October 22, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
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Contact Us

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