Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, International Students, 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, Exchange, global careers, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, 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, Exchange, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course, 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

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

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-
Darden Worldwide Course, global network, Global Topics Course, International Students, Student Perspective

Insights on New Zealand’s Competitiveness from the Darden Worldwide Course

Rahul Kanathala (Class of 2019) travelled to New Zealand with Professor Alan Beckenstein and a small group of classmates this March on a Global Topics Course. Rahul came to Darden from Perth, Australia where he worked as an Operations Analyst at Rio Tinto.  After graduation this May, he looks forward…

By Lauren Wallace-
global

Around the World with Darden Art

Yesterday, the Center for Global Initiatives unveiled the 30 winning photographs from the 2019 DART Project.The Darden Art Project (DART) is an initiative that highlights the Darden community’s global experiences in which Darden students, alumni, faculty and staff may submit photographs of places and people from all over…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, global, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, Student Perspective

Right nor Wrong? Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) Addresses Cultural Frameworks in Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and studied Applied Math – Biology at Brown University. After graduating from Brown, Aamir worked for New Generation Power, a clean energy company that built, owned, and operated solar, hydro, wind and biomass projects around the world. Aamir worked his way…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network

“Take A View”: Alumnus Manuel Irrarazaval (MBA ’00) Shifts Perspectives from Energy Sector to Investment Banking in Latin America

By Kristen FisherWhile most trajectories in life are not straight lines, Manuel Irarrazaval (MBA ’00) has jumped across several different paths — from switching continents to shifting from the energy world to investment banking. But he views his experiences as assets that have allowed him to speak cross-culturally and…

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

Business Students from Switzerland Study Innovation, Marketing and Leadership During International Partner Program at Darden

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives welcomed students and faculty from the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ) to Darden grounds 10-15 March for an international partner program focused on international management. The program included courses on business ethics, marketing strategy, innovation and leadership from…

By Lauren Wallace-
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