The 5th annual conference on complexity in business will be held in downtown Washington, DC on November 7 and 8, 2013. This conference, sponsored by the Center for Complexity in Business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is the premier meeting to discuss research at the intersection of complex systems and business. The conference will be a 1.5 day event and will include talks by thought leaders and an audience blend of academics and industry practitioners.
Aspiring entrepreneurs got advice from their more seasoned counterparts as part of the Dingman Center’s Jumpstart program. Jumpstart is an intensive 5-day bootcamp where teams of University of Maryland students and alumni take a deep dive into building and refining their business model. The week features hands-on workshops and interactive advising sessions led by successful entrepreneurs, business executives, faculty and investors.
The Robert H. Smith School of business proudly welcomed its newest class of full-time MBA students during a 7-day orientation at the end of August 2013.
Six top researchers and teachers joined the full-time faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to start the fall 2013 semester. They earned their PhDs at some of the top universities. Two new adjunct instructors will also be teaching courses this fall.
Jared Watson was pumping gas at a Costco near Seattle when he read the email that he gotten into the PhD program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “I almost fainted,” he recalls. Watson’s dream of becoming a marketing professor was about to begin. He moved to the East Coast to begin the fall 2013 semester with Smith’s new cohort of 18 PhD students.