Logistics, Business & Public Policy

4th Annual Joint U of MD and IBM Business Analytics Workshop - Supply Chain Management

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The Honorable Jacques S. Gansler - former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics - is the keynote speaker. He holds the Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise in the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy and is the director of the school's Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise.   

Time: 
May 2, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Nominate Favorite Profs for Krowe Award

All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence. 

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be announced in May 2014.

Curt Grimm Comments on Minimum Wage Increase

Hot Topic Alert: Jan. 29, 2014

Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments, below, about the executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors.

Announced by President Obama in his State of the Union address, the increase, $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, affects workers under new federal contracts.

Industry Day

A Career and Networking Event for Supply Chain Management and Operations Management Majors

Friday, October 10, 2014

Industry Day is an annual event held by the Logistics, Business and Public Policy department and the Supply Chain Management Society to promote the major and foster relations between our students and employers. The event features presentations including a lifetime achievement award for Mike Gardner, Chief Development officer DHL/Exel, Alumna of the Year Tian Tian Feng, Global Supply Manager at Apple, Inc. followed by a recruiter/student lunch, and a career and networking fair held in the business school.

Companies attending include Pepsi, Dupont, Danaher,  Unilever, W.L. Gore, JB Hunt, Hilti, Avendra, Johnson & Johnson, Dominoes, Target, JDA Software, PPG, Luxottica, The Home Depot, Northrop Grumman, ABC Rental, CIA, McCormick and more! 

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