In this episode, we continue our exploration of our Charlottesville section experience with an interview with Christie May, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019. We talk with Christie about her decision to pursue an MBA, her experience on the South Africa and China global residencies, what she enjoys about Charlottesville and the Charlottesville section, and what she loves about the program.
This episode of the ExecMBA podcast marks the first installment in a short series on our Charlottesville section experience. In this interview, we talk with Nii-Lante Lamptey, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019, about why he decided to pursue his MBA and what he loves about learning in Charlottesville.
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 22: An Interview with Mariana Santos, EMBA Class of 2018 and Marco Mendoza, GEMBA Class of 2018
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Mariana Santos and Marco Mendoza about their experience as international students in Darden’s Executive MBA Program. Mariana is a 2018 EMBA format student (Charlottesville section) and originally from Brazil. Marco is a 2018 GEMBA format student (Charlottesville section) and based in Peru. We spoke with Mariana and Marco about why they chose Darden, what they like about learning in the case method, and their advice for international students considering the executive formats of the Darden MBA.
In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Paul Conboy, an EMBA format graduate in our Class of 2017. We recently sat down with Paul to discuss his experience in the program, how he developed as a leader as a result of his time at Darden, what he loved about learning in Charlottesville, and more.
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 20: A Discussion on Entrepreneurship with Sarita Soldz, Career Advisor: Executive MBA Students on Entrepreneurship
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.
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.
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.
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 17: An Interview with Sarita Soldz, Career Advisor: Executive MBA Students
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.
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.
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.