A team of students from the Smith School’s Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program won the first prize award of $2,500 at the American Public Health Association’s 2015 Codeathon in Chicago.
University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management Host 9th Annual Event
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 30, 2015) Organizers of the University of Maryland’s Do Good Challenge have announced “Do Good Booster Fund” recipients for this year’s competition. Eighteen promising UMD student groups, who will compete this spring in the 2015 challenge, received a combined total of more than $7,000 in seed funding to jump-start their projects and ventures. These students recently pitched their Do Good ideas – targeting a social cause – to a panel of judges for a chance to receive between $100-$500 and mentorship from campus experts in philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.
Game Trains MBAs to Manage Global Supply Chains; Potential Industry Uses Address Flat World Challenges
Teams from top business schools throughout the United States, Europe and Asia will compete Tuesday, March 27, 2007 in the first-ever Global Supply Chain Competition, a revolutionary real-time simulation developed by researchers at the Smith School and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
A team of third-year part-time MBA students won second place and received a check for $2000 in the Southeast Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC).
Carly Fiorina, New York Times bestselling author, former chair of HP and Smith MBA '80, had to make a very tough choice when she took on the role of judge in the final round of the first ever Smith Technology Challenge, held at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on February 23, 2007.
For the second year in a row, accounting students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took home first place in the student case study competition at National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) National Convention & Expo, held in Washington, D.C., June 18-20, 2014.
This spring, Smith undergraduates teamed up with UMD engineering and computer science peers to answer a challenge from IBM to develop ideas for implementing its recent customer service innovation, the Watson Engagement Advisor.
Time and time again business leaders go in front of the press to discuss a controversial issue and end up making a bad situation even worse. Even some of the world’s most savvy businesspeople are subject to the occasional press conference gaffe or unfortunate media statement. On February 21, 2014, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of those corporate executives on the hot seat trying to navigate the rocky waters of a mid-crisis press conference in this year’s “Leadership Under Fire” competition.