MBA Future Year Scholars Program

MBA - Future Year Scholars Program - Events

Future Year Scholars Program Events

As you consider applying to Darden, we invite you to personally connect with representatives from admissions, current students or alumni at a Darden event hosted here at Darden, or by one of our partner organizations.

In addition to events listed below, we invite schedule a chat or 1:1 conversation with one of our admissions officers. These engagements are great opportunities to share more about your background and goals, learn about the Future Year Scholars program and more about the Darden School and Darden MBA. Schedule your chat time here.

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Part-Time MBA, Future Year, Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA

'Office Hours' with Professor Michael Ho, Presented by Darden Ideas to Action

Join Darden Admissions and Professor Michael Ho for a faculty thought leadership webinar series for prospective students. 

Michael J. Ho is entering his 24th year teaching in the Finance area at Darden. His research interests have included mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, equity research analysts behavior, investment bank reputations and underwriter choice in initial public offerings. 

With over 35 years of transaction experience in mergers and acquisitions, Ho is a managing director and the co-head of Buyside M&A Advisory at Fifth Third Securities, the investment banking division of Fifth Third Bank. Prior to joining Fifth Third, he was co-founder and managing director of Praxis Partners LLC, a financial advisory firm focused on providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services to middle-market companies and custom executive education programs for financial institutions. Before co-founding Praxis Partners and its predecessor company, he was a principal in Mergers and Acquisitions and director of Asia-Pacific Investment Banking at Robertson Stephens & Company, a leading financial adviser to emerging growth companies in the high-technology, health care and consumer products and specialty retailing industries, and an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at the First Boston Corporation, under the direction of Bruce Wasserstein and Joe Perella.

10:00am - 11:00am (Eastern Standard Time)