Innovation and Technology
What Will Students Gain From This Program?
The students will gain first-hand experience with Israel, its history and its unique geographic and cultural positioning that make it The Start-up Nation. Participants will uncover how innovation and entrepreneurship are fostered by a variety of startups, investors, policy makers and society. Such insights will be developed through meetings with entrepreneurs, established businesses, government representatives and professional organizations in Israel. Students will especially focus on how Israel’s unique positioning, people and history influence such business activities. In addition, participants will enjoy the sights, the food, the culture and the 3000-year history of Israel.
Faculty Lead, Elliott Weiss
Program Dates, 13–22 March 2019
Darden in Middle East
Darden’s goals in the Middle East include expanding and strengthening the School’s network in the region as well as building awareness and brand strength. Darden Executive Education is a leader in the Middle East, having delivered a program for Rolls Royce in Abu Dhabi and partnered with organizations such as the Kuwait Finance House, Dunia and the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies.