Wednesday, May 16, 2007

TTF - University of Maryland MBA

The Evening MBA or Weekend MBA is the answer for many people whose personal and professional commitments preclude the full-time pursuit of an MBA degree. The Evening MBA and Weekend MBA at the Smith School are for those who will not compromise anything less than a nationally ranked and marketable MBA with a strategic curriculum, distinguished faculty, and a diverse student body. They are designed for professionals who want to enhance their current careers as well as for those who want to explore new ones. Whoever you are, if you accept the challenge, the Evening MBA or Weekend MBA from the Smith School of Business will open a multitude of doors to the Digital Economy.

Nationally Recognized

The Smith School of Business has the only part-time MBA in the Greater Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area to be recognized as one of the top 25 part-time MBA programs in the country:

#7 Part-Time MBA Program, U.S.
Forbes, 2005

#11 Part-time MBA Program
Information Systems
#12 Supply Chain/Logistics
#19 Entrepreneurship
#22 Management
#23 Production/Operations
#25 Marketing
U.S. News & World Report, 2007

Clearly, Smith has been consistently honored as one of the world's leaders in business education.
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Strategic Curriculum

The Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs reflect today's global business environment where change is continuous and competition is intense. It is a market where employers are searching for managers with a wide range of talents, including leadership, information technology, group dynamics, and communications.

As a graduate, you will find yourself well versed in the economic, political, international, technological, and social environments in which organizations operate. You will have an understanding of the ramifications of implementing business strategy and the social responsibilities that come with those powers.

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Distinguished Faculty

Smith Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students are taught by the same 115 full-time and adjunct faculty that teach in the Full-Time MBA at College Park. The Smith School of Business faculty has been recognized in the academic environment and in the corporate world, both in the US and abroad. Faculty members hold key leadership roles in professional associations, have been recognized in academic publications, and receive high distinctions in their fields of expertise. Professors extensively use technology in the classroom to help students develop skills in information systems and applications that are required in today's labor market.

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Diverse Student Body

One of the strongest resources of the Smith Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs are their students. The ability to interact with colleagues who average over five years of professional work experience and come from myriad walks of life creates a learning environment that continues beyond the classroom.

Students apply their lessons in some of the finest organizations in the Greater Washington Area including American Management Systems, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, AOL, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group, United Airlines, Verizon Communications, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, the US Federal Reserve, iXL, and the US Navy.

The student body is also internationally diverse, including representatives from Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, India, Latin America, the former Soviet Union, and Western Europe. For a student profile of current Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students, click here.


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