Smith Business Leadership Fellows

Exceptional Learners Become Fearless Leaders

The Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated high academic standards and who want to continue to add to their intellectual curiosity and multidisciplinary creativity.

Smith business leadership fellows will enroll in the BLF (Business Leadership Fellows) section of the following Smith core courses:

  • BMGT 110 Introduction to Business Value Chain
  • BMGT 220 Principles of Accounting 1
  • BMGT 221 Principles of Accounting 2
  • BMGT 230 Business Statistics
  • BMGT 301 Introduction to Information Systems
  • BMGT 340 Business Finance
  • BMGT 350 Marketing Principles and Organization
  • BMGT 364 Managing People and Organizations
  • BMGT 380 Business Law 1
  • BMGT 495 Strategic Management

Additional Benefits

Industry Access

Engage actively with industry executives and experts through a mix of discussions, lectures and presentations, as well as mentoring, internship and networking opportunities.

Multifaceted Opportunities

Use extracurricular offerings like VIP excursions, private meetings with executives, and community service projects to become an imaginative and adaptable leader, challenge long-held assumptions, and think critically about evolving issues.

Distinguished Faculty

Work closely with distinguished professors from both the business school and the larger university, engaging current issues of real-world impact through the lens of groundbreaking research and multidisciplinary perspectives.

Dynamic Curriculum

Get a big-picture view of business and the many fields and concerns involved with it, coupled with local internship opportunities, collaborative teamwork, and experimentation, original research and research assistance.

Diverse Community

Join a diverse group that teaches students to collaborate with others of diverse interests and backgrounds. Leverage this diversity as you work across disciplines to design business solutions for major national and world challenges.

How to Become a Member of the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program

Smith Business Leadership Fellows Timeline

May 1, 2022
Enrollment Confirmation Deadline

May 7-8, 2022
Application open for Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program

May 15, 2022
Application Deadline for Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program

May 21, 2022
Interview Day for Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program

May 23, 2022
Announcing the Inaugural Class of the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program

May 31, 2022
First Smith Freshman Registration

Contact Us

If you would like more information about the Smith Business Leadership Fellows Program, please contact:

Victor C. Mullins, PhD
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Maryland Smith Diversity Officer

301-405-2292 | College Park Campus
301-738-6068 | Shady Grove Campus
vmullins@umd.edu

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