• “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. more

  • 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. more

  • 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. more

  • 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. more

  • 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.” more

  • Ideas & Innovation


    Hatch Your Great Idea

    Darden's Business Incubator welcomes the highest number of startups in its history this summer. Explore the U.VA. i.Lab at Darden.

  •  The New Science of Marketing Darden Innovators at Work  Ideas to Action

    The New Science of Marketing
    Creating a marketing plan used to be more art than science. No more. Professor Rajkumar Venkatesan, who teaches Executive Education Strategic Marketing Management course, shares five insights in Bloomberg Business

    Innovators at Work
    "The Innovation Issue" of The Darden Report features visionary Darden students and alumni who are improving the world from New York City to Shanghai, and Darden's faculty who are shaping the way the world does business.

    Ideas to Action
    Darden's new thought leadership website, Ideas to Action, offers you practical business knowledge. Learn how to become an "ambicultural manager," the best ways to drive growth and innovation in your company, brush up on Big Data and more.


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  • News

    24 July 2014
    U.Va. Darden School Professors' New Marketing Analytics Book Helps Managers Predict Business Outcomes  more

    24 July 2014
    U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia  more

    15 July 2014
    U.Va. Darden School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members  more

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    20 July 2014

    Why Explorers Matter

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    3 June 2014

    The Frontier of Technology and the Educational Experience

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