Beginning in the final term of the First Year, you will choose from a diverse selection of over 100 electives to customize your MBA experience and give you the toolkit to step forward in any organization, at any stage of your career.
Accounting influences management performance, helps managers assess strategic opportunities and fulfills management's stewardship responsibility.
The consulting industry has long been one of the leading destinations for Darden graduates.
Darden has been recognized as having one of the leading entrepreneurship programs among all graduate business schools.
Business ethics is taught at Darden in accord with the other major disciplines of business, such as accounting, marketing, finance and qualitative analysis.
Finance provides insights into the challenges senior managers face in creating value for shareholders and other stakeholders in the firm by focusing on the prudent investment of the firm's capital and the selection of financial policies in support of the firm's long-term strategy.
The Global Economies and Markets (GEM) area applies the ideas and methodologies of economics to the analysis of the business environment in which firms operate and managers make decisions.
The Leadership and Organizational Behavior area challenges students to stretch their understanding of human behavior in organizations and to develop their leadership abilities.
Management Communications' mission is to weave together the rich tradition of rhetoric and persuasion, best practices of workplace communication, and the communication technology and social media mangers use today so that Darden MBAs stand out for their excellence as communicators.
The required and elective marketing curriculum at Darden helps students develop the skills, tools and concepts required to build an integrated, enterprise-focused approach to marketing.
The operations curriculum at Darden is very hands-on and includes simulations and experiments designed to bring business principles to life.
The QA area prepares managers and executives to effectively integrate quantitative analysis into their decision making.
Darden offers 17 elective courses that solely or partially focus on sustainability and ethical leadership/decision-making.