Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision.
The Social Enterprise Symposium was created all because four University of Maryland students set out to answer the question: “How can business create positive change in the world?”
On Friday, March 7, 2013, the Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the 6th annual Social Enterprise Symposium (SES). Terrapin Impact: Lessons from UMD, one of eight breakout sessions during SES, was an hour-long panel and discussion about what entrepreneurs are doing on campus to create social value at the University of Maryland and beyond.
What could be accomplished if anything was possible, and we used our unique talents to forge fearlessly forward – without ever holding back? This was the idea behind each of the sessions at the 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium that took place on March 7, 2014 in the Stamp Student Union. Sponsored by the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, this year’s theme was: “Don’t hold back.” [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Catharin Dalpino spoke at the Robert H. Smith School of Business on February 26, 2014 as the fifth speaker in the Office of Global Initiative’s six-part series: “Challenges to Doing Business in Emerging Markets.” Her lecture was entitled “Political and Economic Challenges to Doing Business in Southeast Asia” and it focused primarily on Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.