SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The coronavirus pandemic is having an impact across industries, sectors and cultures, and prompting people around the world to pose questions and seek answers.
Paulo Prochno is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and the Faculty Director for the DC evening MBA program. From 2010 to 2014, Paulo was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of 2007, he had appointments at Fundação Dom Cabral, a top-ranked school from Brazil focused on executive education, and Ibmec Business School, where he coordinated open enrollment executive programs.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Analysts may disagree on General Electric stock prospects, but there’s one thing they do seem to agree on: the effectiveness of CEO Larry Culp.
Culp took over as chief executive in October 2018, following a long and bumpy ride for the multinational conglomerate.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Ready to get cozy and catch up on some of the movies and TV shows you've missed? Maryland Smith faculty have some suggestions for the must-see TV series, movies and documentaries – some you’ve no doubt been hearing buzz about, others you may have missed, and some you’ll want to watch again.
Billions (drama, four seasons, Showtime)
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – “Infuriating” was how one Maryland Smith professor described the Forbes list of “America’s Most Innovative Leaders.”
A team of four incoming MBA students took home an $800 prize on Aug. 22, 2019, for winning a live case competition sponsored by investment bank Morgan Stanley.
First-year students in the full-time program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were divided into 12 teams during their two-week orientation.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – For a long time, it has seemed like 3G Capital was the batter who couldn’t help but hit home runs. A model of good management, the private equity firm seemed to just keep hitting them out of the park.
But is it really?
Madonna isn’t the only one upset this week about an unauthorized biopic. Harvard Business School did what it could to thwart a new book by journalist Duff McDonald, but "The Golden Passport" hit store shelves anyway on Tuesday. McDonald lays out a case for business school malpractice that implicates other institutions. Smith MBA students responded Wednesday with an hour of self-reflection. Read more...
Post-Olympics Brazil faces challenges, but panelists were cautiously optimistic about the country’s future during a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) forum on Nov. 1, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Paulo Prochno talks about the three fronts converging into a perfect storm for Brazil’s economy.