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.

University of Maryland Alumni Virtual Book Club
Join the UMD Alumni Virtual Book Club to connect with fellow Terps and continue learning. With four book clubs to choose from, enjoy books on business, communications, leadership, productivity, fiction and leisure 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.