With diversity, equity and inclusion at the forefront of organizational change across the country, Maryland Smith is doing its part in driving change at the community level by participating in the 2019 Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program (MEILP).
Ground your feet. Relax your hands into a resting position. Center yourself. Breathe.
I was never someone who struggled with public speaking. I grew up in my local community theatre and immediately loved the stage.
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 – In a recent letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos reveals that at Amazon, there are no snooze-inducing slide decks dominating group meetings. Instead, employees are asked to present issues by penning a carefully thought-out six-page memo that is then distributed at the start of the meeting.
As Executive Communication Coach, Tricia offers workshops, one-on-one sessions and group coaching that addresses students’ oral presentation skills. Tricia launched the Executive Communication Program in the Full-Time MBA Program in the fall semester of 2016. In 2017, she developed and taught the core course Business Communication: Storytelling with Data for the MS in Business Management Program. She also provides presentation skills coaching in the EMBA and Undergraduate programs.
Kevin Li, class of 2019 marketing and information systems double major, writes about the Diversity Action Forum (Part II), held on Feb. 26, 2018, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
When people think about “diversity events,” there is a common feeling that they exist solely just to check boxes. But at the Smith School, diversity and inclusion are pillars of the community that members constantly work to better understand and use in their daily lives.
10 Transferable Skills for Real-world Communicators
By TRICIA HOMER
MBA students at the Smith School practice their verbal, nonverbal and visual presentation skills in the new Smith Executive Communication Program. The one-year curriculum includes workshops, one-on-one coaching and creation of personalized development plans. Tricia Homer, an executive communication coach who helped launch the program through the school's Office of Transformational Learning, shares five tips that can help anyone deliver a powerful message. Read more...