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University of Virginia Darden School of Business - MBA, EMBA, PTMBA, Executive Education, MSBA

Darden wants the word "usual" stricken from the business lexicon. Business must never be usual. It must always adapt and find new ways, better ways. Ways that bring more people together to create value. That's not just what we believe at Darden, but what we have always strived for. Darden is not business school as usual.

What You Need to Know

Darden spearheads the conversations impacting business and society in a fast-changing world and regularly publishes news, thought leadership and of course case studies. Read the latest.

New Ways, Better Ways

We believe high performance in business is driven by a singular purpose: bringing people together to create value for business and society.

Find Your Darden Learning Pathway

No matter where you are in your career, we aim to develop in you the skills, smarts and sense of purpose and ethics to forge the future.

Inventing the Language of Business

Darden's faculty is routinely recognized as the best in the world for bringing out the best in you. Their ideas influence the way the world does business. The renowned learning experience they uniquely deliver will prepare you and your organization for enduring impact.

Words of Wisdom from a Non-traditional Dean

“Exponential technological growth is changing work as we know it forever, yet key values endure. Darden's forward thinkers and teachers unlock new knowledge and develop leaders for the transformative years ahead. We believe that learning must be continuous, and that business will always be a social endeavor."

Scott C. Beardsley
Dean and Charles C. Abbott Professor of Business Administration
Darden alumni call you back.

Darden alumni call you back. Really.

Darden alumni define themselves by their Darden roots and famously return each other's calls. At the helm of world-leading organizations (or growing them from the ground up), Darden alumni enjoy a suite of lifelong benefits.

The Powered by Purpose Campaign
Milestone II: 'Faculty Forward'

The Darden community completed the first milestone of its unprecedented campaign, raising $550 million in total impact two years ahead of schedule. The second milestone 'Faculty Forward,' now underway, seeks to support the world's best business school professors, while also prioritizing scholarships, the annual fund and the next phase of the master plan - all underpinned by the 'Darden Worldwide' strategic plan.

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The Forum Hotel: One of a Kind

Lobby of the Forum Hotel

Located on the verdant Darden Grounds in Charlottesville and open to all, The Forum Hotel is the only university hotel operated by the stylish Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.

This modern boutique hotel is surrounded by the flourishing Tahija Arboretum and LaCross Botanical Gardens; it offers a good meal, a good night's sleep, and a special setting for learning, connection and community.

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