Undergraduate students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business have completed another successful cycle of the faculty-led short-term study abroad programs. This past winter semester, the Center for Global Business offered four programs that explored different topics in social entrepreneurship and innovation, accounting, and quality management across the globe.
From January 7-18, 2019, the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the 19th annual global immersion study tour for 36 graduate students from longtime Maryland Smith partner, RMIT University. The annual program includes two weeks of site visits to various industry partners around the region, seminars conducted by Smith School faculty, excursions to national and local cultural sites, and an introduction to higher education in the U.S.
Students, faculty and staff throughout the Robert H. Smith School of Business and across the University of Maryland celebrated International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018. The Smith School's Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted a range of events — from an international dance workshop to a launch of the center’s first book — to celebrate the global mindset of its students, faculty, and staff.
Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 12-16, 2018. This worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Oct. 2, 2018) — A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to expand its portfolio of externships, language training and other programs through 2022.
Full-time MBA student Thomas Donovan, class of 2020, writes about The Trade Guys live-recorded podcast, held on September 13, 2018, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Aug. 14, 2018 (College Park, Md.) — A new partnership with India’s S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research will give the University of Maryland its first dual degree graduate program with an institution outside the Maryland system. Participants will earn a Master of Quantitative Finance from Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and a Global Management Program Certificate from S.P. Jain, a leading business school in Mumbai.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted 37 first-year MBA students from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (“PKU”) in Beijing, for a weeklong program that began July 16, 2018. The program included lectures from business and public policy faculty focused on topics related to a series of related site visits, e-commerce and a case competition.
The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and the U.S. Department of Commerce welcomed the Chief Fintech Officer of Singapore’s Monetary Authority, Sopnendu Mohanty on April 23, 2018 to discuss trending issues in fintech and blockchain technologies while focusing on the U.S. approach to fintech opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. The event was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. and hosted leading experts in fintech and blockchain, including the Smith School’s own, Nagpurnanand Prabhala, professor and area chair of finance, and Michael Faulkender, associate dean and professor of finance.
Smith School undergraduates have many opportunities to develop their global mindset, including through study abroad. Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to expand their network, gain skills needed to compete in a global economy, and discover a new sense of adaptability. Applications for 2019 short-term and semester programs are open now.