International Partner Program

Darden Welcomes Students and Staff from HWZ Zürich for International Management Program

By Lauren Wallace-
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Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives hosted a week-long International Partner Program for the Zürich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ) 12-16 March. The program, focused on international management, included courses on business ethics, strategy and leadership from the Darden faculty team of Bobby Parmar, Raj Venkatesan, Andy Wicks, Luca Cian and Ed Freeman. The group from Switzerland consisted of 44 MSc and executive MBA students and two administrators, including HWZ president Dr. Peter Petrin. The program included a tour of UVA’s academical village, a company visit to King Family Vineyards, and a tour of the iLab at UVA, including a panel ventures from iLab’s incubator program with entrepreneurs representing AgroSpheres, Babylon Microfarms and Rohvi. See more pictures of the week below!

HWZ students and staff on a tour of the Rotunda on UVA main grounds
Darden professor Andy Wicks teaching business ethics using the case method
HWZ students practice design thinking strategies with their assigned learning teams for the week
Co-founder David King gives a tour of the barrel room at King Family Vineyards