“There are no dry, one-way lectures here. Rather, like real life, we are called on to present, argue, defend and resolve significant business issues,”
said MBA for Executives student Peter Vanderloo. Learn more about the Darden experience.
Superior teaching lies at the core of every Darden program. Over the past 24 years, in a survey of 83,000 MBA graduates, students consistently
rank Darden faculty first.
The case “Leica Camera: A ‘Boutique’ Firm Faces a World of Change” asks you to analyze the competitive position of the famed German
manufacturer of high-end cameras and recommend a strategy that will secure the company’s future.
Darden offers its alumni a suite of services, from dynamic events around the globe to career management for life through the Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services.
Darden teaches leadership competencies such as wide-angle vision, social intelligence, excellent communication skills and a bias for
action. Read Darden's Dean Bob Bruner's blog post “Leaders Step Forward Often.”
Ideas & Innovation
Design Thinking for Business Innovation
Darden Professor Jeanne Liedtka, an expert in design thinking, presents a case study on IBM, which used design thinking to transform trade shows. Watch Liedtka's Darden Executive Education webinar, available now.
Should We Fear MOOCs?Professor Mike Lenox, academic director of Darden's Batten Institute, writes in Forbes, "A large part of the loathing directed at MOOCs is based on fear a fear that a major disruption in higher education is upon us."
Seeding Business VenturesVisit the UVA i.Lab Incubator at the Darden School, which is busy supporting the development and growth of the 2013-14 seed and early-stage business ventures, and will soon announce the next group of start-ups.
Facing a Toxic ProblemProfessors Tim Kraft and Gal Raz describe the dilemma of reusable water bottle market leaders CamelBack and Nalgene when it was announced that a component of the plastic used to make the bottles might harm human health.
6 March 2014Local Roots, Global Reach: U.Va. Darden's Annual Business in Society Conference more
28 February 2014U.Va. Darden School Announces New Design Thinking Resources more
19 February 2014U.Va. Darden Strategic CFO Roundtable Offers Candid Assessment of US Regulatory Environment more
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