Maryland Smith is pushing students and business leaders to create a better world through business. That means considering multiple stakeholders – how a company’s environmental, social and corporate governance policies impact the world beyond just returning profits to shareholders. ESG is gaining momentum among businesses and investors and was the topic of Maryland Smith’s inaugural ESG Conference: Reimagine Your Impact, hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation on May 6, 2022.
As the keynote speaker of the second annual Sports Business Society Conference at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Sean Eggert, vice president of global sports marketing at Under Armour offered his thoughts about the latest marketing trends to hit the sports world and what direction he sees it moving to in the future.
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.
This spring, 19 exchange students from seven of Maryland Smith’s partner universities are in College Park for their semester-long study abroad experience. "Through Maryland Smith's business exchange programs, visiting students from around the world have the opportunity to study here in Van Munching Hall,'' says Greg Rafal, assistant director of the Center for Global Business. “These students not only learn from our esteemed faculty, but they enrich our classrooms with diverse perspectives on business and culture.”
Navigating the higher echelons of the business world isn’t easy. Three Maryland Smith alumni stopped by Van Munching Hall on Monday to share what they’ve learned along their professional journey.
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has awarded $215,000 to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for intermodal transportation studies via the school’s Supply Chain Fellows program.
In the fall of 2021, Maryland Smith’s Center for Global Business partnered with three Maryland companies on the Maryland Global Consulting Program. This program is an opportunity that offers Maryland-based companies the chance to work with a team of the school’s MBA or undergraduate students to address challenges companies are facing in entering the international market.
Students returned to in-person classrooms this fall, but one Maryland Smith class broke the boundaries of geography by collaborating (virtually) with students from Elisava University School, the Design and Engineering College of Universitat de Vic, Spain.
This fall, the Center for Global Business (CGB) partnered with campusb, an organization specializing in international education transcending classroom walls and geographical boundaries, to bring the Positive Impact Internship to Maryland Smith undergraduate students.
Four alumni from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business offered their perspectives on global business during the event, “Distinguished Speakers in International Business Series: Global Competencies for the 21st Century Workplace,” describing what they expect work to look like in a post-COVID-19 world, and offering advice to current students.