Format

HYBRID

COST

$39,950

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

12 YEARS, MINIMUM

DURATION

6 MONTHS STARTING OCT. 2022

Lead Your Organization into the Future

To confront challenges in today’s world, executives need a strategic perspective, informed judgement, and a global vision. Named one of Fortune's '10 executive leadership programs that should be on every business leader's radar,' The Executive Program (TEP) is a six-month learning journey the features two in-person immersive modules hosted at Darden’s Charlottesville and DC Metro Grounds, along with virtual intercession modules hosted before and between the in-person modules.

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Why Darden?

  • A global leadership and networking experience like no other
  • Complete immersion into the principles, habits and perspectives of transformational leaders
  • No lectures and no limits — each session is shaped by the expertise and perspectives of every person in the room
  • Case studies and simulations help you face real-world challenges
  • Focus on energy, wellness and resilience for peak performance

The Executive Program Experience

Immersive, in-person learning modules led by Darden faculty bookend this six-month learning journey.

In-Person Immersion Module #1

16–28 October 2022

Charlottesville, VA location

In-Person Immersion Module #2

23 April–5 May 2023

UVA Darden DC Metro and Charlottesville, VA locations

Virtual Intersession Modules

Hosted before and between the in-person modules

Core Program Content

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE

  • Roles of today’s executive — seeing and thinking differently
  • Brand and competitive positioning
  • Distilling strategy
  • Leading through influence
  • Personal wellness and energy management
  • Personal learning strategy

ENTERPRISE & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

  • Corporate governance
  • Impact of external forces on organization and strategy
  • Global economy and prospects for growth
  • Financial strategy
  • Executive compensation
  • Connecting policies, tools, etc. to drive change

INNOVATION, DISRUPTION & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

  • Innovation and the disruptive environment
  • Strategic implications of disruptive technology
  • Entrepreneurial growth and launching new ventures
  • Impact and implications of technology (fintech, loT, etc.)
  • Exponential technologies (cryptocurrency, blockchain, etc.)
  • Two-sided markets
  • Strategic choices in a difficult global economy

FUTURE-FIRST PERSPECTIVE

  • Implications and decisions facing your organization
  • Understanding macro trends to anticipate disruption
  • Emerging markets, public-private partnerships
  • Power of culture, engagement, personal grit, and wellness on leading into the future
  • Impact investment and high-speed trading
  • Impact of global political shifts
  • Crisis communication

Impact & Outcomes

This program will help you:

  • More effectively lead from purpose, vision, and values
  • Skillfully envision and communicate an enterprise strategy and desired future
  • Leverage an enterprise perspective to integrate across function and foster a results orientation throughout an organization
  • Demonstrate a global perspective to decision making and systems thinking
  • Enhance personal well-being by more effectively balancing mental and physical demands with organizational imperatives
  • Get Darden alumni status, worldwide chapter event and monthly faculty webinar access, a 20% open program discount, and more

Led by World-Renowned Darden Thought Leaders

Find out if The Executive Program is the right fit for you and your organization.

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Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning is
provided by the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation.