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Jul 02, 2018
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The Executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 7 among U.S. programs and 16th in the world by the Economist in its 2018 EMBA ranking report, released July 2. In the previous such rankings, issued by The Economist in 2015, Smith was No. 24 globally and 15th among U.S. schools.

Jun 22, 2018
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Poets & Quants’ “Best & Brightest Executive MBAs: Class of 2018” features Chintan Fafadia and Maurice Andrew Malcolm representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Fafadia, who grew up in Mumbai, India, is PCTEL’s director of product management for RF solutions. Malcolm, raised by Jamaican-immigrant parents in Columbia, Maryland, is managing principal of the healthcare division at Dasidual Management Services in Columbia.

May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

Apr 10, 2018
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Many CEOs sleep with their smartphones on the nightstand next to their beds. Some even sleep with it in their beds. Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert prefers to keep hers downstairs at night. "Disconnect yourself every once in a while," she told an overflow crowd on March 14, 2018, during the CEO@Smith speaker series at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “You work hard, but you need to find time to take care of yourself.”

Mar 23, 2018
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To make it as a woman in the male-dominated finance industry, you have to be assertive. And key to that is having – or faking – confidence, says Marguerita M. Cheng, CEO of investment advisory firm Blue Ocean Wealth.

"I learned to assert myself through the skills that I have," says Cheng, a 1993 graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Cheng began her career on Wall Street as an analyst, but wanted to work more closely with clients. She became a Certified Financial Planner and transitioned into wealth management...

Mar 16, 2018
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All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, clinical, Professor of the Practice, lecturer, adjunct, or PhD student) for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 16, 2018, and awards will be presented in May.

Mar 14, 2018
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Hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered in Van Munching Hall on March 9, 2018, to discuss and celebrate trailblazing social value creation initiatives at the 10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (#SES18), hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 13, 2018
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CEO @ Smith Speaker Series presents Cathy Engelbert, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, on March 14, 2018, in Van Munching Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 08, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents the 10th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (SES) on Friday, March 9, 2018. SES is a signature event of the Center for Social Value Creation and brings together hundreds of students, alumni, staff, and faculty to explore the role of business in creating economic, social and environmental prosperity.

Mar 07, 2018
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Approximately 250 female students, alumni, faculty and staff from the Smith School and across the University of Maryland, along with guests from the surrounding community, attended the event. The discussion was moderated by Nicole Coomber, associate clinical professor in Smith’s management and organization department, and in attendance were four former honorees: Andrea Brody ’87; Marguerita (Rita) Cheng ’93; and Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96.

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