Freshman get a crash course in the art of networking—from MBAs.
Hugh Courtney, professor of the practice of strategy and vice dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among a select group of experts worldwide who contributed to a recently released report on strategic risk management.
A sampling of retail expertise from faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business reveals three different perspectives about the 2011 Christmas-holiday shopping season:
Smith is the place for entrepreneurs, whether you’re planning to start your business in the U.S. or abroad. The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is continuously pushing the boundaries of teaching and learning with its focus on practical entrepreneurship, global innovation and international classroom experiences.
What do Smith alumnus Dennis Cinelli and alumna Jamie Lee have in common? Both graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2005; both went to work for GE upon graduation; both joined the company’s Corporate Audit Staff; and both were awarded the company’s most prestigious award for young professionals in 2011: the Chairman’s Circle Award.
“It’s an honor to win this award,” Cinelli said. “Everyone eligible for the award is doing great work and working really hard, so it was a good surprise.”