SMITH BRAIN TRUST — A recent New York Times investigation exposes the “hidden bounty of perks, tax breaks and subsidies” that benefit the world’s largest iPhone factory in China, a country where professor Gary Cohen ha
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Professor Gary Cohen at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business travels to China three times a year to speak to multinational companies. His latest trip in December 2016, he says in an interview from Shanghai, has been a bit different.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Apple CEO Tim Cook is back from a weeklong visit to India, which the company hopes will be its next major growth center, now that China is cooling. But the company, which has only about 2 percent of the Indian smartphone market today, faces a host of challenges, explains Gary A. Cohen, associate dean for executive programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, at the University of Maryland.
ABA, University of Maryland Partner to Launch Enterprise Risk Management Advanced Professional Development Program
WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to present Enterprise Risk Management, a new advanced professional development program designed for senior risk management professionals across the banking industry. Registration is now open for the five-day program, which will be held Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have collaborated to deliver two new executive education programs addressing anti-money laundering and fraud management. The programs, announced today at the ABA/American Bar Association Money Laundering Enforcement Conference in Washington, are the first of their kind and will help experienced financial crimes professionals further cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement and monitor effective AML and fraud programs.
After 21 months of intense study, 16 students graduated from the first cohort of the Smith Online MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Sept. 19, 2015, at a commencement ceremony held in College Park, Md. Prior to the graduation ceremony, students completed their closing residency with a capstone project that put all of their knowledge to the test in a highly competitive team-based online business simulation game.
What makes someone an effective and strong leader? Is this a skill that can be acquired? These are questions that are often asked about leadership. There are varying perspectives on leadership at the fringes, but at the core there are qualities that are absolutely necessary to be an effective leader. In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Gary Cohen to talk about what makes a good leader and how to become one.
Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 1, 2015, 7:30 a.m. In today’s fast-paced world, executives have more on their plates than ever. But taking time to continue their education could make them better managers and leaders. In this issue of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Gary Cohen to talk about the importance of executive education.
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m. | Sunday, August 24, 7:30 a.m. Hailed for their convenience, online MBA program offerings are growing. The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business launched its own accredited degree program in January of this year and continues to draw students. How will this new method of MBA degree delivery impact the industry?