Browsing Category: Global Topics Course

Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange program, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course

Meet Darden’s Global Program Managers, Hai Yan Dendy and Meaghan Patrick

By Clarence LewisHai Yan Dendy (left in above photo) and Meaghan Patrick (right) serve as Global Programs Managers for Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), managing Darden’s portfolio of global academic opportunities for full-time residential MBA students including Global Immersion Courses, Global Topics Courses, Global Client…

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-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, Global Topics Course, Latin America, Middle East

A Glimpse of Global Learning: Highlights of the 2019 Darden Worldwide Courses

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Darden full-time and executive MBA students participated in global immersions, global topics courses, completed consulting projects and exchange programs offered across 50+ locations in 25 countries.  By May, 85% of the full-time graduating Class of 2019 participated in a global course during…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Global Topics Course, Student Perspective

Leadership Lessons from Normandy: Alexander Spencer (Class of 2020) Reflects on Darden Global Topics Course

Alexander Spencer, originally from Boston, is a rising second year student at Darden.  He returned to Boston this summer to intern with Toast, a fintech software company. Before starting his degree at Darden, Alexander earned his Bachelor’s degree at Harvard University and worked in venture capital and e-commerce…

By Kate Beach-
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-
Darden Worldwide Course, global network, Global Topics Course, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, 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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, Global Topics Course, Latin America

Immersion, Learning, and Profession: Tyler Kirchoff (Class of 2018) Relates Three Darden Worldwide Course Experiences

Tyler Kirchoff (Class of 2018, far left in above photo) is a current second year student at Darden. After graduating from the University of Richmond with degrees in Business Administration and Leadership Studies in 2010, he joined Mangham Associates, Inc., an outsourced investment office for endowments and foundations, where he…

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

Alex Koes (Class of 2018) Shares Takeaways from the Global Topics Course to Patagonia

‘Patagonia!’ he cried. ‘She is a hard mistress. She casts her spell. An enchantress! She folds you in her arms and never lets go.’ -The MaestroAs an avid outdoorsman, I always fanaticized about travelling to Patagonia; to see the snowcapped peaks, rushing rivers, and glacial lakes; to meet the…

By Kate Beach-
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