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Nima Farshchi

Nima Farshchi

Lecturer, Management and Organization

Executive Director, Office of Experiential Learning

Director, Center for Social Value Creation

MBA, University of Maryland


Nima Farshchi is a Lecturer in the Management and Organization Department, Executive Director of the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL), and Director of the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. His expertise includes Environmental, Social, and Governance metrics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development Goals, and Charter School Leadership.

Farshchi creates and promotes opportunities for Smith's Alumni, Corporate, and Community partners to engage in mentorship, experiential learning, and hiring partnerships within our community through OEL. He collaborates across all organizational units to grow our students' experience.

Farshchi oversees the strategic direction of CSVC, focused on educating, engaging, and empowering Smith students to make a better world through business. He is passionate about using business frameworks and solutions to tackle society's greatest challenges.

In his faculty role, Farshchi teaches courses such as Strategic Management, Negotiations, Integrative Management Capstone, and Innovation and Equity in Conditions of Uncertainty and Diversity. Through these courses, he incorporates an ESG mindset to prepare the next generation of impact-driven business leaders.

Farshchi also serves as the Faculty Advisor for Smith's MBA Net Impact Chapter, UMD's Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, and UMD’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter.

Outside of Smith, Farshchi serves on the Board of the Institute of Creative Community Initiatives, a Prince George's County non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth, adults, and families in vulnerable communities. Additionally, he volunteers on the Steering Committee for the Best for DMV Campaign, as Partnerships Chair for B Local Mid-Atlantic, as Regional Chair for the Creating Value Alliance, and on the Board of Advisors for Elemental Impact Solutions.

Farshchi is a proud Smith graduate from the University of Maryland with his Master of Business Administration, dual BS degrees in operations management and accounting, and a minor in leadership studies.

News

Aiming for Zero

Smith Is Helping a Maryland County Reach Its Climate Action Goals

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CSVC: Inaugural Inter-fraternity Pledging Case Competition a ‘Resounding Success’
Smith undergraduate students from four business fraternities competed in the inaugural Inter-fraternity Pledging Case Competition at the…
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Smith’s CSVC Hosts Global Gathering of Leaders to Address Grand Challenges

Industry leaders and academics from around the world gathered in Van Munching Hall recently to exchange insights into individuals and…

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Insights

Six Things Companies Can Do To Improve Environmental, Social Impact

Smith’s Center for Social Value Creation Reveals New Report at Annual ESG Conference

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