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Welcome to our New Part Time MBA Students! 0

Welcome to our New Part Time MBA Students!

We are so excited to welcome our new Part-Time MBA students into our program! Orientation is this weekend and everyone from our Masters Programs Office is ready to meet our new class. Part Time MBA Incoming Class of 2017 Profile: Class Size: 170 Age: 30 Undergraduate GPA: 3.3 Work Experience:...

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10 Business Books for Your Summer Reading List

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members. (1) The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds By Michael Lewis (2016) “The...

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Learning More About the Office of Global Initiatives

Meet Olivia Nouailletas, Program Manager for Graduate Programs in the Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. OGI’s mission is to provide students with opportunities to develop a global mindset and link faculty, students and staff with the international community. With the help of...

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Meet the 2017-2018 PTMBAA Board

The Part Time MBA Association (PTMBAA) is a representative, governing body for Part Time MBA students at the Smith school. The PTMBAA speaks as the coordinated voice of the students, serving as a liaison to the administration and faculty. The PTMBAA also works on behalf of the students to improve...

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Getting an MBA might be the Best Investment You Ever Make

Considering getting an MBA? It might be the best investment you ever make, says Michael Faulkender, associate dean for master’s programs and professor of finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “Whether things are stagnant or booming, obtaining a skillset that will enable you to make...

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Our Part Time MBA Dinner with the Dean Event

Last week, the Smith School welcomed the incoming Part-Time MBA students with our second annual Dinner with the Dean event. The event brought together newly admitted students, faculty, staff, current MBA students, alumni as well as Dean Triantis.  It was a night for our new class of MBA’s to learn...

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The ROI of a Part Time MBA Degree

One of the first considerations that a working professional should take into account when researching graduate programs is the return on investment (ROI) of the degree.  They say an MBA is “an inch deep and a mile wide” making it an excellent degree for someone coming from any industry.  Let’s...

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Ladies, Do You Know About the Forte Foundation?

If you’re a woman who’s interested in pursuing an MBA, or more broadly, a career in business, you should know about the Forté Foundation! What is the Forté Foundation? This organization is a consortium of not only top companies but also top business schools, which work together to create business...