Why Darden Executive MBA
The Darden EMBA program offers atop-ranked MBA in an executive format. Using the case study method, our EMBA classes provide real-world knowledge that’s immediately applicable on the job.
After each class, you will go back to your workplace with fresh ideas, information and approaches that will provide an immediate and lasting
return on investment for you and your company.
“The flexible format at Darden, with distance learning and monthly on-Grounds sessions, allowed me to manage all of my responsibilities at work without neglecting family.” — Dr. Paul G. Matherne, EMBA Class of 2010.
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“I have never before participated in such a dynamic learning environment. The end-result is a much richer experience and a much greater
understanding of the material.” — Catherine Sewell, EMBA Class of 2012.
Learn more about the case method.
Consistently ranked Top 10 by Financial Times and The Princeton Review, Darden professors are known for being highly accessible to students.
“It’s great to be among doctors, lawyers, bankers, journalists, CPAs, marketers ... We are all brought together by one common goal: to
become better leaders in business.” — Emily McMahan, EMBA Class of 2010.
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“During the program, nearly a full half of my class used their Darden skills to take on new job responsibilities. Many more were either
promoted, took on new jobs or started new companies.” — Peter Vanderloo, EMBA Class of 2012.
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Diana Jeffery (EMBA Class of 2014) discusses important qualities to look for in an Executive MBA program and her reasons for choosing the Darden MBA for Executives.
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"The Darden MBA for Executives had an immediate and positive impact on my career. While still in the program, I was fortunate enough to be selected for a significant promotion. I applied lessons learned in the Darden classroom during a competitive interview process and apply those same lessons in leading my business unit on a daily basis."
Sean FlynnSoftware Business Executive, IBMMBA for Executives '09
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