The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its second annual Export Management Bootcamp in Baltimore from April 20-21, 2018.
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, the Center for Global Business (CGB) and the Office of Career Services (OCS) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted an alumni panel to discuss the value of global mindset in today’s business environment. Panelists included: Mikael Baker, senior project manager at FHI 360; Lana Bronipolsky, vice president of business operations at MPOWER Financing; and Maurice Nick, supply planning manager at Stanley Black & Decker. The panel was moderated by Rebecca L. Bellinger, managing director of the Center for Global Business.
Terps joined former Ambassador to Australia and University of Maryland alumnus John Berry for a luncheon conversation about how diplomacy fosters U.S. business overseas with a particular focus on Australia. The event, which took place on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, kicked off International Education Week, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education to celebrate international education and exchange in the U.S. and throughout the world.
How To Address a Troublesome Trend in Higher Ed
By Rebecca L. Bellinger
What would you do if you had a whole new culture? Freshmen Smith students tackled this question at the Global Young Professional’s Institute on Nov. 10 at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on campus. This event was lead in part by the Center for Global Business and was the final event of the Smith Start program for the Fall semester.
U.S. Companies Left Unprotected in Havana
The Maryland Department of Commerce launched the Maryland Defense Diversification Assistance Program (MDDA) on Friday, October 20, 2017, to help defense-dependent companies in Maryland enter new commercial markets in the United States and abroad. The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland (UMD) will support the program by offering business leadership and export training through its Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).
Rebecca L. Bellinger is executive director of the Center for Global Business, a Center of Excellence at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business that is funded in part by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education known as CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research).
When President Donald Trump slapped new restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba, he didn't exactly bar U.S. citizens from traveling to Cuba, but he did make it clear that their journeys cannot support the Cuban government, particularly its military. That may be easier said than done, says the Smith School's Rebecca Bellinger. Central to Trump's plan to reverse components of what he called a "terrible and misguided deal" with Cuba is a restriction that forbids U.S. companies and citizens from doing business with any Cuban entity that's controlled by the Cuban military or its intelligence services. And in Cuba, she says, that's a lot of entities. Read more...
Fifteen participants from colleges and universities throughout the United States traveled to Cuba from May 21-28, 2017, with the University of Maryland’s Center for International Business Education and Research (UMD CIBER).