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Professional Development

Webinars and Online ClassesSmith School Alumni Book ClubsManagement in a Minute

Smith Brain TrustPursue a Graduate DegreeBootstrapped Entrepreneurship Podcast

Career Resources


Webinars and Online Classes

Looking to brush up on your professional skills? Interested in learning a new subject for your personal enjoyment? The Smith School Office of Alumni Relations can help.

Smith School Alumni Book Clubs

Join one of our two virtual communities to connect with fellow UMD alumni and enjoy books on professional topics such as business, communications, leadership, productivity, and more! 

Management in a Minute

Smith School alumni executives share their unique perspectives and takeaways.

Smith Brain Trust

Get expert opinions and thought-provoking discussions from the thought leaders at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Subscribe to the Smith Brain Trust and get our bite-sized business insights delivered weekly to your inbox.

Pursue a Graduate Degree

Our graduate programs will prepare and inspire you to succeed through cutting-edge research, analytical thinking, experiential learning, real-world connections and a deeply supportive academic environment.

Bootstrapped Entrepreneurship Podcast

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship produces Bootstrapped, a podcast featuring founders, investors and serial entrepreneurs. While the podcast covers many aspects of startup life, the heart of the show focuses on funding from both the founder and investor perspectives, thus the name Bootstrapped. Tune in to hear insights into startup life and venture creation.