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global, global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

MBA Students from Peru Explore Local Entrepreneurship and Innovation through International Partner Program in Charlottesville

The Darden Center for Global Initiatives hosted one of their largest international partner programs last week with part-time MBA students from PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru. Sixty-four students and staff from PAD visited Darden on 7-11 October for a program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation…

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

Students Explore Technology and Business Sustainability in new Global Immersion Course to Brazil

After finishing their first year at Darden, 30 Class of 2020 students traveled to Brazil for a new Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) offering led by Darden professor Raj Venkatesan and CGI Fellow Dr. Leandro Guissoni. The Brazil DWC, which took place in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo, focused on…

By Lauren Wallace-
global careers, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Latin America

Facundo Tabbia (Class of 2020) Discusses International Internship Experience at Home in Buenos Aires

Second year student Facundo Tabbia (second from right in above photo) is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and completed his undergraduate degree in industrial engineering at the University of Buenos Aires in 2015. Upon graduation, he worked as an economic and financial planning analyst for Tenaris, a global metallurgical company headquartered…

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, Global Immersion, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Thoughts on the Brazil Darden Worldwide Course from Ameya Bhattacharya

Ameya Bhattacharya (photographed on the right, above, with a classmate in Brazil), a member of Darden’s Class of 2020, is spending this summer interning with McKinsey and Co. Before heading down to Atlanta, she wrapped up her first year at Darden by participating in Darden’s Global Immersion Course…

By Kate Beach-
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-