The Smith School made its presence known at the 32nd Annual National Black MBA Conference hosted by the National Black MBA Association. This year’s event was held in Los Angeles, California, from September 21-25, 2010.
With constant change, economic challenges and the havoc that events such as Gulf oil spills, natural disasters and terrorist threats can create, old models of balancing supply and demand are no longer effective.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Sandor Boyson, research professor and co-director of the Supply Chain Management Center, discusses the new risks for today’s supply chains and how organization can deal with volatility.
More than 200 executives came together for an exploration of leadership at “The New Challenges of Leadership: Public and Private Sector Perspectives,” the inaugural conference of the Smith School’s new Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) on October 1. The center is led by directors Kathryn M. Bartol, Robert H. Smith Professor of Management and Organization; Paul Tesluk, Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior; and M.
In November 2010, the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) will award its inaugural Undergraduate Operations Research Prize to John Silberholz ’10. For Silberholz, who earned his B.S. degrees in computer science and math summa cum laude, the award is a culmination of the research and professional development relationships he has built with the Robert H. Smith School of Business
CEO@Smith Speaker Series
Dick Cass, President, Baltimore Ravens
Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742