UVA Darden’s Executive and Part-Time MBA students took a tour of Italy during a 2023 Global Residency. The group visited businesses and start-ups in Milan, Genoa and Cinque Terre.

No trip is complete without capturing some photos! Here are some highlights:

Executive and Part-Time MBA students smile for a picture on the rooftop of the Duomo in Milan.

Dolce & Gabbana Show room in Milan.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan.

Tour of AC Milan Football Club Headquarters.

The students stopped for a quick picture while on a walking tour of Monterosso in Cinque Terre.

Students enjoying a traditional Piedmontse lunch.

While on their tour of Italy, Darden students made stops at the Milan Fashion Institute, Moneyfarm, Fincantieri, AC Milan, Hype, Borsalino, and even had a pottery lesson from Fabbrica D’Arte in Cinque Terre.

Walking tour of Monterosso.

Meeting with Hype, an Italian fintech designing a new model of banking and payment through smartphones.

Executive MBA students Levi Hofts, Lincoln Lukich, Courtney Keplinger, Eboni Brown and Mike Shipp (from left to right).

Zach Gore, Part-Time MBA Class of 2025, on the roof of the Duomo in Milan.

Students visiting Fincantieri.

Eugene Cho, Part-Time MBA Class of 2025.

Dina Takhchi, Part-Time MBA Class of 2025, gets a pottery lesson at Fabricca D'Arte.