TEP Alumnus Scott Tingle Ready for Liftoff

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Caroline Newman | UVA Today

In December, Scott Tingle, who in 2015 completed The Executive ProgramDarden Executive Education's flagship program for senior leaders, will travel to Baikonur, Kazakhstan to fulfill a lifelong dream: space travel.

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Topics: Darden News, TEP, Executive Program, Global Business, Leadership, Strategy, ISS, Space station, UVA Today, NASA

TEP 2018 Expands to Tackle Current Challenges in an Fast-Changing World

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Dawn Driscoll

Companies today face an unprecedented rate of change, and their senior leaders must be agile decision-makers and global strategists who steer their organizations through volatility to drive growth. To meet these ever-evolving needs, Darden is refreshing our flagship senior leadership experience, The Executive Program (TEP) for 2018, extending the program to four weeks from 3-29 June 2018.

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Topics: Darden News, TEP, Executive Program, Global Business, Leadership, Strategy

The Executive Program Goes to Washington

Posted on August 23, 2017 by Dawn Driscoll

In June, participants and faculty from The Executive Program (TEP) spent three days in Washington, D.C., as part of their three-week learning journey. Their D.C. experience focused on leading through uncertainty and featured opportunities to meet with industry and political leaders to explore global economic challenges, disruptive change and the turbulent political environment.

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Topics: Darden News, DC, TEP, Executive Program

Enabling Innovators at 2nd Annual Innovation Summit

Posted on June 2, 2017 by Dawn Driscoll

During the 2nd Annual Innovation Summit: Growing and Enabling Innovators hosted by Darden Executive Education in the Washington, D.C., area on 16 May, over 60 leaders came together from various companies and industries, including U.S. military, banking/investing, healthcare, IT, nonprofit, etc. to hear from Professor Ed Hess, author of Humility is the New Smart and Learn or Die.

While many of the participants were facing specific challenges in trying to grow and innovate, there was a consensus that what has been successful for organizations in the past isn't going to be sustainable in the future. "We need to look at new ways of doing things on a regular basis," said participant Jen Sovada with the U.S. Air Force. "Oftentimes we get stuck in these paradigms where we are comfortable, but we're not making any progress."

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Topics: Darden News, Innovation, Ed Hess, Events, DC, Smart Machine Age

Financial Times Ranks Darden Executive Education No. 1 in the World for Faculty, Facilities and Course Design

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Dave Hendrick

Financial Times in its 2017 Executive Education ranking named Darden Executive Education’s open-enrollment programs No. 2 in the United States and No. 5 in the world.

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Topics: Darden News, Faculty, Rankings, Financial Times

Darden Exec Ed TEP Alumnus Set to Blastoff to International Space Station

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Dave Hendrick

Scott Tingle’s (TEP ’15) decorated U.S. Navy and aeronautical engineering career culminated in an offer in 2009 to take command of the Navy’s largest test squadron on the East Coast — an enormous honor under any circumstance.

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Topics: Leadership, Participant Stories

Exec Ed Collaborates with Middle Eastern Manufacturing Organization to Deliver Custom Leadership Program and Interact with Darden MBA Students

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Brittany Schmid

Darden Executive Education recently partnered with Aluminum Bahrain (Alba), a manufacturing organization in the Middle East to develop a custom program titled, The Alba Next Generation Leadership Program. This was a unique opportunity to work with one of the largest aluminum smelters in the world.

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Topics: Leadership, Global Business, Middle East

The Executive Program (TEP) Hosts DC Residency

Posted on February 15, 2017 by Dawn Driscoll

At the very moment the world's eyes are on Washington D.C., our flagship course, The Executive Program (TEP), will be hosting a residency in the Washington, D.C, area. The program will provide an opportunity for participants to connect directly with global thought leaders and policymakers on subjects including trade policy, immigration policy, global markets, cybersecurity and more.

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Topics: Disruption, Strategy, Leadership, Global Business, Washington, D.C.

Innovation: A Hot Topic in India

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Deb Jones
Every manager is faced with one or both of these common dilemmas: data without ideas or ideas without data. In the first scenario, advanced technology has allowed us to amass vast quantities of data, but it isn't always clear how to turn that data into valuable insights. In the second scenario, options abound, but how to predict which project will be successful? A wrong move can cost your company heavily.
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Topics: Events, Innovation, Big Data, India

Darden and Virginia Bio Host Annual Virginia Bioscience Reception

Posted on January 31, 2017 by Brittany Frye
In January Darden Executive Education traveled to the West Coast to take part in the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. As the largest healthcare investment symposium in the industry, the conference attracts more than 450 private and public companies and over 9000 investors to the San Francisco Area.

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Topics: Events, Bioscience, Healthcare, Partnerships, Washington, D.C., San Francisco