‘Maryland Business Adapts 21/22’ Speakers and Itinerary Set, Spaces Available

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the speaker lineup for Maryland Business Adapts 21-22 on Friday, June 3, 2022, at World Trade Center Baltimore.

‘Maryland Business Adapts’ Event Announces Call for Nominations

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sept. 20, 2021 – COVID-19 was a test like no other for global businesses. Some failed. But many others persevered, adapted – and thrived.

Three COVID-Era Trends That Will Improve In-Class Teaching

Oliver Schlake is enthusiastic about the transition to online learning.

Maryland Smith to Offer Free Business Education Program for Maryland Residents, Businesses

“Maryland Business: Rebooted” Starts Online July 13 To help Marylanders get back into the workforce and prepare for the new economic and business environment, The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has developed an online business program — free to all residents of the state of Maryland. Maryland Business: Rebooted, starts July 13, 2020, and is designed especially for individuals who have been managing or working in small and medium-sized companies.

Ideation Workshop Sparks Apps and More

University of Maryland students sparked ideas for nonbinary clothing, home-cooked food delivery and more on Sept. 28, 2019, at the annual spark: Where Fearless Ideas Start. Co-hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and Startup Shell, a student-run incubator, the ideation workshop fostered experimentation and an entrepreneurial mindset.

2019 Summer Reading List

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – 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. The 2019 edition covers history, politics, leadership and even strategies for staying focused in a volatile, fast-paced world. Deep Work By Cal Newport

Smith Students Explored the World in Winter 2019

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.

Meals on Wheels Thanks Smith MBA Team

Meals on Wheels America CEO Ellie Hollander sent an email thanking six part-time MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for their contributions to fight hunger. “We were impressed with your quick grasp of our business, ability to synthesize a broad range of information in such a short amount of time, and efforts to immerse yourselves in our more-than-a-meal model and surface some innovative approaches to expanding our volunteer base,” Hollander wrote in her message.

Are U.S. Grocers Headed for a Price War?

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The U.S. grocery industry is bracing for a shakeup – and a potential price war – as one German supermarket chain seeks to make its debut and another looks to expand its reach. German grocery chain Aldi says it will invest $3.4 billion to broaden its U.S. footprint, adding 900 new stores by 2022 and remodeling 1,300 others. German rival Lidl, meanwhile, is opening its first U.S. stores this month, with plans to open 100 by next summer.

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