Why Darden?

  • Take yourself and your organization to higher levels of performance.

    Darden Executive Education helps leaders turn ideas into actions that drive results. Through high-impact custom solutions and short courses for professionals at all levels, the Darden experience will build your capabilities and equip you to advance your organization and your career. 

    A learning experience designed for immediate impact

    At Darden, we believe that how you learn is as important as what you learn. And we believe you learn best by doing. Case studies, real-world simulations and experiential learning exercises immerse you in challenging business situations and put you in the role of decision maker.

    The Economist, for three consecutive years, has named Darden the No. 1 educational experience in the world.

    In partnership with the Darden faculty and talented professionals from around the globe, you will tackle challenges businesses around the globe face every day, which will prepare you and your organization to lead.  

    Through each Darden learning experience, you will gain new tools, concepts and ways of thinking that will enable you to immediately impact your organization. 

    Our master professors will empower you to see what’s possible

    Darden has the best B-school faculty in the world. Renowned for teaching excellence, our professors — global leaders in their fields whose research emphasizes the practice of business over theory — combine the best attributes of teacher, coach and mentor.

    Financial Times ranked Darden’s faculty No. 1 in the world. 
    In a Darden Executive Education classroom, your professor will create a transformational, high-energy environment focused on your development and will instruct, challenge, inspire and empower you.  

    Join a Global Community of Partners in Learning

    Because of its intentionally smaller size, Darden is able to deliver personalized attention and world-class service. As partners in learning, the entire Darden community — the faculty, the staff and your peers — will work to bring out your best and to provide relevant solutions for you and your organization.

    The Princeton Review named the Darden Grounds the best in the U.S. 
    Our elegant, executive-level facilities and top-ranked accommodations and support teams provide a comfortable environment to be pushed out of your comfort zone and to plug into a vibrant, global learning network.