Former participant in Darden's Washington, D.C. area course Strategic Sales Management, Jorge Bullemore, looks back on why he took this program and how he's incorporated what he learned into his roles in higher education and consulting.
Have you been thinking about pursuing an MBA – or even launching your own startup – but worry you lack business essentials like marketing, accounting, finance and operations? Tara Cappel, former Darden Business Essentials student, was considering different career options a year ago when she registered for the program. Today she's the founder of a successful startup, For the Love of Travel (FTLO Travel), an organization that takes small groups of young professionals on uniquely curated group trips. Read below to learn more about her experience in Darden Business Essentials and her journey to launching her own company, including advice to other early career professionals considering pursuing a startup.