Why Darden GEMBA
A major component of each term in the Darden GEMBA program is the inclusion of a series of courses called Global Leadership Explorations (GLEs). These field experiences and non-classroom activities are vital to learning about new countries, cultures, norms and institutions. They bring to life and deepen the academic learning that happens in the classroom.
Global Leadership Explorations will:
The array of activities, classes and experiences will vary depending upon what students need to know in order to be fully versed in the all aspects of the residency location.
“Each new Global Leadership Explorations course activity brought with it a new personal reflection. Our visit to the BM&F BOVESPA Stock Exchange was no exception. We were fortunate to have a detailed presentation on the exchange as well as a tour of 'the floor' that once housed busy traders and is now a powerful depiction of state-of-the-art digital trading. Spending time at the exchange made me stop and appreciate the world of finance and business opportunity that grows so vastly once outside our normal confines.” - Dan Baker, GEMBA Class of 2014
In the following video, Jordan Sorkin (GEMBA Class of 2014) talks about how the GLE activities enable students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real business situations:
Learn more by watching Professor Lynn Isabella talk about the GLEs:
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Lewis Prebble, GEMBA Class of 2013, and Yiorgos Allayannis, associate dean of GEMBA, talk about the strengths of the Global Executive MBA format.
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