March 16, 2018
In this episode, we continue our exploration of entrepreneurship in the executive formats with a conversation with Sarita Soldz about career resources for students seeking to start their own ventures. Topics include peer support for entrepreneurially-inclined students, Darden’s iLab, and career support strategies for both emergent and experienced entrepreneurs.
March 7, 2018
Why has the rate of U.S. entrepreneurship been on a steady decline for the past decade and what does it mean for the U.S. economy? Sean Carr, Ph.D., Executive Director of Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation speaks with Prof. John Haltiwanger from the University of Maryland and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), whose research has played a major role in our understanding the determinants of firm-level job creation, job destruction, firm dynamics and economic performance. He has published more than 100 academic articles and numerous books including Job Creation and Destruction (with Steven Davis and Scott Schuh, MIT Press).
March 6, 2018
In this episode, we continue our look at entrepreneurship in the executive formats with a conversation with Craig Van Bremen, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018. We talk with Craig about a business he recently started, his experience in the iLab this past summer and how Darden has shaped him as both an entrepreneur and a business leader.
February 19, 2018
In Episode 18, we begin with a short Admissions update before continuing our exploration of career support for executive format students at Darden with a conversation with Arica Booker, a 2018 EMBA format student in our Rosslyn section. Arica transitioned jobs during the program, and we talk with her about her search process, as well as her general experience as an EMBA format student at Darden. Arica is also a founding member of our Black Executive MBAs student organization, and we also discuss her goals for this group in its first year.
February 15, 2018
In Episode 17, we talk with Sarita Soldz, one of two advisors with Darden’s Career Development Center (CDC) who work exclusively with our executive format students. In this conversation, we explore the process and available resources for those executive format students who are seeking to leverage their degree to facilitate a career transition. This is the first of several podcast episodes exploring career support in the executive formats of the Darden MBA.
February 6, 2018
The ExecMBA Podcast is back for 2018! In this podcast, we share a quick Admissions update, highlighting upcoming opportunities to learn more about Darden’s executive formats, and we also feature a conversation with Amanda Fox, a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format graduate from Darden’s Class of 2017. We talk with Amanda about her experience in the program, what led her to Darden, how she grew as a leader through our GEMBA format, and what advice she has for prospective executive format students.
December 22, 2017
In Episode 15, we return to the topic of entrepreneurship and talk with Corbin Norman, a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2018, about his passion for entrepreneurship, what he’s gained through the case method, what he’s learned from his classmates and how Darden has shaped his experience as an entrepreneur.
December 20, 2017
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Chad Morgan, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018, on a variety of topics ranging from how he chose Darden and what he loves about the case method to what he’s gained through his experience in the program and his recent global residency in India. We also profile our upcoming admissions deadline – January 10.
December 17, 2017
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with another recent graduate - Kate Stets, a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format student from our Class of 2017. We talk with Kate about her program experience, how GEMBA helped her develop as a leader and a case she wrote with two Darden faculty members.
December 13, 2017
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we sit down with Meredith Aronson, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018, to explore a wide range of topics including her decision to pursue an MBA, why she chose Darden, her experience in our Rosslyn section, why she’s passionate about the case method and her advice for prospective executive format students.