Batten Institute

Batten Institute - Education - Venturing Projects (x)

Venturing Projects (x)

WHAT IS VP(x)? Through VP(x), the Batten Institute provides select Darden students with enhanced support for developing ideas for new ventures.

Support includes:

  • Proposal development assistance, including establishing meaningful learning objectives and measurable outcomes
  • Faculty advising for venturing independent studies
  • Regular milestone coaching and ongoing check-ins
  • Feedback on deliverables
  • Mentorship for validating, iterating and advancing the venture project, consistent with academic requirements

WHO'S IT FOR? VP(x) is for current Darden Second Year students pursuing their own venture idea via an independent study.

HOW DO I SIGN UP? Information about the Independent Study process, as well as the proposal form, can be found in the Darden Student Management System under "Additional Courses" > "Independent Study."

For more information: Contact Jason Brewster.