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Smith Business Close-Up Gettysburg: From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

Dec 31, 2011
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, reporter Charles Robinson accompanies executives on a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield as they learn how leadership lessons from the historic battle translate to business leadership lessons for today.

The Smith School and the Gettysburg Foundation have partnered to co-develop customized leadership programs for executives that integrate the lessons from Battle of Gettysburg. These intensely experiential programs push participants to think differently about their individual and organizational challenges through engagement in action-oriented activities, both on the battlefield and in the classroom.

Smith Business Close-Up is co-produced by the Robert H. Smith School of Business and Maryland Public Television. The television segment focuses on the latest thinking in business management, and features in-depth interviews with Smith School faculty and other members of the school’s community of business leaders.

Where to Watch
Smith Business Close-Up can be seen bi-weekly on Maryland Public Television's Your Business and Money. The program airs at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and is repeated the following Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on public television stations throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, including:

  • WMPB-TV (Ch. 67), Baltimore
  • WMPT-TV (Ch. 22), DC metro/Annapolis
  • WCPB-TV (Ch. 28), Salisbury
  • WFPT-TV (Ch. 62), Frederick
  • WWPB-TV (Ch. 31), Hagerstown
  • WGPT-TV (Ch. 36), Oakland

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.