Fall 2011 Series


Washington, D.C.

Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Smith School Suite—Concourse Level

Washington DC

October 7, Washington, D.C.

Curt Grimm



What’s Next for the Economy?

Curt Grimm, Dean's Professor of Supply Chain and Strategy

Discuss the issues affecting your business and portfolio with Professor Curt Grimm, Distinguished Scholar-Teacher. How did we get here? What are the key elements for recovery going forward? What is the future of the European debt crisis, and are we going down the same road? Grimm explores these and other topics from his popular MBA course

November 18, Washington, D.C.

Alex Triantis



Risk and Reward 

Alex Triantis, Professor of Finance

Your company is exposed to more risk than you may realize. Triantis will explore what is driving heightened risks and how companies are responding. Learn how to exploit risk by creating and managing strategic, operational and financial flexibility, and how to structure your risk management process for maximum reward. 


Baltimore, Md.

UM BioPark
University of Maryland-Baltimore
Life Sciences Conference Center
801 W. Baltimore Street


November 11, Baltimore, Md.

Rajshree Agarwal

Who Leaves, Where To, and Why Worry?

Rajshree Agarwal, Dean’s Chair in Entrepreneurship and Strategy,
and Paul Mandell '95, CEO, Consero Group LLC

Entrepreneurial employees can spur a firm forward with innovation—or pose a threat if they are entrepreneurial enough to leave and start their own competing ventures. What should managers do to hang on to superstar employees? Or how can you leverage your own entrepreneurial prowess as a bargaining chip? Agarwal and Mandell share their academic and managerial perspectives.

Robert H. Smith School of Business
Map of Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742