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Darden Hosts Inaugural INCAE International Partner Program in Financial Innovation

By Lauren Wallace-
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This April, twenty-two executive master in finance students from INCAE Business School in Costa Rica participated in an inaugural international partner program through Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives. The week-long program, themed Financial Innovation: New Products and Financial Engineering, was led by a team of Darden finance faculty including Marc Lipson, Elena Loutskina and Yiorgos Allayannis. The cohort of executive students from all throughout Latin America spent the week taking classes on topics such as risk shifting, transition financing, mezzanine debt and fintech. See below for more pictures from the week!

INCAE students arrive at Darden for their first day of programming
Students enjoy a welcome dinner with Darden faculty on the first night of the program
Professor Marc Lipson prepares to teach a case on mezzanine financing
The INCAE group with Darden faculty members Marc Lipson, Yiorgos Allayannis and Elena Loutskina
During the program, INCAE students toured Thomas Jefferson’s academical village on the University of Virginia’s main grounds