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Darden Offers and Students Take on Diverse Global Consulting Projects

By Jessica HirschThe University of Virginia Darden School of Business is pleased to announce the participation of nine international organizations this fall  in its  Global Consulting Projects (GCP) program, which affords second year MBA students the opportunity to provide consulting services.International clients pose a pressing global challenge they…

By Kate Beach-
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Webinar: Design Thinking Pedagogy and Practice

The Global Business School Network has organized a special online webinar focused on Design Thinking Pedagogy and Practice taught by Professor Jeanne Liedtka.September 9, 20159:30 AM EDTRegistration is free, but space is limited.Register now to learn about the 15 principles of Design Thinking and gain…

By Kate Beach-
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Global Stories in The Darden Report

Check out the latest issue of The Darden Report, which features Dean Robert F. Bruner and 50 Years of Women in the MBA program.Global Highlight Stories include:Buy a Bar, Feed a ChildVeneka Chagwedera (MBA ’13) turned her kitchen hobby into an entrepreneurial       enterprise (Page 28)Also see…

By Kate Beach-
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Darden Global Conference

Tomorrow, six Darden student clubs and the Center for Global Initiatives will host the second annual Darden Global Conference. The theme this year is “Challenging the Status Quo” and will include sessions focused on doing business in tough environments, impact investing and global financial markets.  Keynote speakers include Rakesh Mohan…

By Kate Beach-
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U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski Visits Darden

Ambassador Mark Brzezinski visited Darden last week in order to speak with a variety of students, faculty members, and Darden leaders. The Ambassador has been a wonderful supporter of Darden and particularly the Global Business Experiences in Sweden. Read more in this post from this spring.The Ambassador presented an…

By Kate Beach-
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Darden and Insper Football Match

Darden welcomed a group of 18 Executive MBA students from Brazil last week for an international partner program, Extensão Darden Insper 2014. In addition to learning about “Networks and Narratives,” the group had time to meet current Darden students, visit Monticello, and play a soccer match with full-time…

By Kate Beach-
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Leadership Lessons From Normandy Invasion

By Abena Foreman-TriceLessons in leadership are gleaned from the way in which wars are fought and won.But they aren’t just for the enlightenment of military personnel. B-school students and business leaders benefit a great deal from these lessons as well.Listen to commentary from Gordon…

By Kate Beach-