This spring, Smith undergraduates teamed up with UMD engineering and computer science peers to answer a challenge from IBM to develop ideas for implementing its recent customer service innovation, the Watson Engagement Advisor.
Watch ﬁve student entrepreneurs compete for $2,500 in seed funding. Audience will text-to-vote for their favorite startup and award them the $500 Audience Choice Award.
Hear from Hinman CEO Jonathan Chen. His company, FiscalNote, recently raised $1.2 Million from serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban. Learn more.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is proud to announce the BD Health Information Systems Case Competition.
Time and time again business leaders go in front of the press to discuss a controversial issue and end up making a bad situation even worse. Even some of the world’s most savvy businesspeople are subject to the occasional press conference gaffe or unfortunate media statement. On February 21, 2014, MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of those corporate executives on the hot seat trying to navigate the rocky waters of a mid-crisis press conference in this year’s “Leadership Under Fire” competition.
A talented team MBA students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business won the 2010 Rutgers MBA Supply Chain Case Competition held at Rutgers Business School, New Jersey. Vivek Srivastava, Jayraj Ganesh, Chia-Chia Chang, and Srivatsakumar Sarvepalli represented Smith School at the competition.
Hongshuang (Alice) Li, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is one of four winners of the 2013 MSI Alden G. Clayton Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition. Her study will be published as “Attributing Conversions in a Multichannel Online Marketing Environment: An Empirical Model and a Field Experiment," in the Journal of Marketing Research.
Beijing, China - January 5, 2012 — The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business awarded $10,000 to winners of the 2012 China Business Plan Competition, in partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing. The January 5 contest to present the best business plan pitch also included Chinese teams from Tianjin and Zhejiang Universities and Smith’s Israel partner school, the Technion—Israeli Institute of Technology.
A student team representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took second place in the team and individual writing competitions at the 2012 Biz Quiz hosted by Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business in November 2012.
University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management Host 8th Annual Event
College Park, Md. – February 14, 2013 –The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship today narrowed the field of competitors to 12 of the country’s top student entrepreneurs in its annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, sponsored by Kevin Plank, CEO and founder of Under Armour. They will travel to Under Armour’s headquarters in Baltimore, Md. on Feb. 21 to pitch their business in the semifinal round of the competition.