Batten Institute

Batten Institute - Education


Education and Experiential Learning

The Batten Institute supports education and experiential learning for students, alumni and others in our community who aspire to grow as entrepreneurial leaders. We offer scholarships, classes, workshops, competitions, internships, fellowships and a variety of hands-on learning opportunities in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology.

Darden MBA students participating in an experiential course on design thinking.



MJ Toms
MJ Toms
Director of Education and Experiential Learning

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