How Darden's MBA Gets You Ready

Ranked the #1 MBA education experience by The Economist and #1 in student satisfaction by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Darden School of Business is unique because of the combination of three key elements of the MBA program:

  • Case Study Method – The case method of instruction brings the complexities of business to life. Professors challenge students to debate and learn from all perspectives, generate fresh ideas and solve problems.
  • Tight-knit Community – Students, faculty, staff and alumni join in an atmosphere of collaboration and community not often found in top business schools.

These elements combine to create an environment that develops Darden students into principled and complete leaders who are ready for anything after graduation. Watch the following videos to see how the Darden experience prepares students to be ready:

Darden Gets Students Ready

Darden MBA students and alumni talk about how Darden got them ready.

  • Darden Gets Students Ready

    Darden MBA students and alumni talk about how Darden got them ready.

  • Ready to Succeed in My Summer Internship

    Louise Wiggins, MBA Class of 2011, talks about how Darden got her ready to succeed in her summer internship.

  • Ready to Pitch a Stock

    Jon Friar, Class of 2011 and Darden Capital Management (DCM) president, talks about how his experiences with DCM made him ready to present to a group of investors. 

  • Ready to Make an Impact in the Social Sector

    Natalie Schafer, MBA Class of 2011, talks about why she chose to come to the Darden School of Business, knowing that she wanted to transition from the private sector to the social sector.

Key Factors for Business Success

To succeed, firms must incorporate the following key factors into their core business strategy. As a leader of business education, Darden similarly embodies these principles.

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