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 Mortgage Bankers Association, Lockheed Martin, NIH, US DHS, and Under Armour.

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Upcoming Programs

WBJ Business Class
In partnership with the Washington Business Journal
June 2019
A series of four half-day events from the Washington Business Journal and Maryland Smith designed to help mid-level executives identify and alleviate the "blind spots" that hold them back in their career.
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Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor Training and Certification
In partnership with the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
April 29 - May 3, 2019
Obtain the most advanced credential illustrating the highest recognized standards of professional excellence for middle market corporate finance, advisory, and transaction service professionals in a collaborative, peer-driven learning environment.
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Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Professionals
In partnership with the Mortgage Bankers Association
June 3 - 5, 2019
The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Advanced Professional Development Program offers in-depth learning via industry practitioners, team exercises, and case studies. This Program is limited in size to highlight interaction and delivers the insight needed to identify and manage various risks throughout the bank.
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Executive MBA Program (U.S.)
#16 World
The Economist (2018)
  •  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.

  • Our Partners

    Lockheed Martin
    T. Rowe Price
    China Development Bank
    Stanley Black & Decker
    Under Armour

    National Institutes of
    Department of Homeland
    University of Maryland
       Medical System
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.