East Asia, global network, International Partner Program

Shanghai MBA Students Study Leadership and Innovation During International Partner Program

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives recently hosted a group of 24 MBA students and staff from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) in China for an international partner program focused on leadership and innovation. Students were joined by Doris Cao, Darden’s director of China initiatives based…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, global, Global Topics Course, Latin America

Darden Students Learn Leadership Lessons in 2019 Patagonia Global Topics Course

By Lou MalmgrenIn March, 24 second year Darden students travelled to Patagonia for a Global Topics Course in experiential leadership in collaboration with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). The course took students on an 8-day expedition through the rugged mountains of Patagonia, backpacking across scenic vistas, up…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, International Students, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Prasannaa Venkatesh (Class of 2020) Shares Stories from the Darden Worldwide Course to Cuba

Prasannaa Venkatesh (class of 2020) grew up in Chennai, India. Prior to Darden, he was an Associate with the Bain Capability Network, India. He recently participated in Darden’s Worldwide Course (DWC) to Cuba, focused on learning from an ‘Economy in Transition’, along with 31 fellow classmates. Prasannaa reflected on…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global careers, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Sam Qiu (MBA ’19) Shares How Four Global Experiences Shaped His International Career Perspective

By Kelly TranSam Qiu (MBA ’19, second from right) grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and studied business at Louisiana State University (LSU). Upon graduating from LSU in 2008, Sam worked in strategy and client basing for Target and then attended law school at the University of Illinois, where…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Around the Globe: Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) Expands on Four Global Academic Opportunities in Europe, China and India

Recent alumna Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) shared reflections from four Darden global academic opportunities she participated in before graduating with the Class of 2019 this past weekend. In her own words: Could you share a bit about your life before Darden, and why you decided to pursue a business degree…

By Lauren Wallace-
global network, International Affinity Club, International Partner Program, International Students, Latin America

Peru MBA Students Study Innovation and Entrepreneurship During Darden International Partner Program

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives recently hosted 44 MBA students and staff from the PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru for a week-long international partner program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. Led by the Darden faculty team of Raul Chao, Tom Steenburgh, Elena Loutskina and Bobby Parmar…

By Lauren Wallace-
global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

Darden Hosts Inaugural INCAE International Partner Program in Financial Innovation

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…

By Lauren Wallace-
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