Executive Development

Executive Development

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is the ideal partner in developing customized executive learning experiences in the Washington, D.C. region and across the country.

Our broad range of expertise – from leadership training and executive coaching to data analytics and finance – empowers current and future leaders to reach their fullest potential and transform their organizations. Our foundation of academic and operational excellence is led by a cadre of world-renowned faculty who provide practical solutions that drive organizational change.

Learn more about our successful custom programs with partners such as the American Banking Association, Lockheed Martin, CSX, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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Gettysburg Foundation Partnership
In partnership with the Gettysburg Foundation
The Smith School is teaming up with the Gettysburg Foundation to deliver an executive development program built around and using lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg, the Civil War, and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
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Number 7 EMBA Ranking, Number 9 Online MBA Ranking, and Number 15 Part Time MBA ranking

Faculty Quality
The Economist (2017)
  •  Gerald Suarez
    J. Gerald Suarez, PhD

    Meet J. Gerald Suarez, Professor of the Practice in Strategy and Systems Thinking and the former Director of Presidential Quality in the Executive Office of the U.S. President. Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Suarez was asked to stay on in the White House by President George W. Bush. As a public service leader, he led the modernization of Presidential telecommunications and introduced many innovations to support the efficiency and effectiveness of the Administration. He is representative of the caliber of Smith faculty who work on our executive development programs—a facilitator with hands-on experience of problem-solving in public service. Suarez is the author of Leader of One.

  • Our Partners

    Lockheed Martin
    T. Rowe Price
    U.S. Department of Defense
    China Development Bank
    Stanley Black & Decker

    U.S. Government
       Printing Office
    Jones Lang LaSalle
    University of Maryland
       Medical Center
Our programs are fully customized to meet your organization’s unique challenges and opportunities.
Summer Reading Collage
The 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members.
Consider the Smith team your allies in excellence. We are here to work with you every step of the way.
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Executive Education programs are facilitated by the Robert H. Smith School of Business Foundation, Inc.