CIBER Award Winners

2017-18

Progyan Basu Receives CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning
The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Progyan Basu, a clinical professor in the accounting and information assurance department, received the third annual CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. Basu leads Doing Business in India: An Engine for Growth and Opportunities, a Global Business Course for MBA students. He helps students gain a first-hand knowledge and experience of cultural, administrative, geographic, and economic factors that are shaping India’s economic development.

2016-17

Charles Olson Receives CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning
The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Charles E. Olson, a professor in the logistics, business and public policy department, received the second annual CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. Olson teaches an MBA course on the global economic environment at the Smith School and leads the MBA Global Business Course to Europe.

2015-16

Mark Wellman Receives CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning
Mark Wellman (Management & Organization) is the first recipient of this award. This professor’s study abroad courses have introduced many cohorts of UMD students (over 800 since 2009) to the world of business outside the United States. Here in College Park, he encourages students to participate in global learning opportunities outside the classroom. His incredible devotion to his students is reciprocated by his students, who submitted many glowing testimonials recognizing the ways in which he has added to their lives.