EMBA - Culture and Community Culture & Community As a Darden Executive MBA student, you will learn alongside experienced managers from a variety of backgrounds, industries and job functions. But you will also join a community of students who are equally invested in their MBA experience. Attend an Event Apply Now Not Just Classmates. Lifelong Friends. Class Profile Darden Executive MBA students offer a variety of perspectives, as they come from a wide range of industries and background. Learn more about our Class of 2021. Community Darden's executive formats are anything but transactional. Build deep relationships with your classmates as you learn the fundamentals of business. Alumni Network From Charlottesville to the world. When you enroll at Darden, you are joining a network of 18,000 responsive and supportive alumni that spans the globe — from Virginia to Vietnam and all points in between.