For new and aspiring C-suite executives with 12 or more years of management experience, Darden's flagship advanced management program will inspire you to embrace global perspectives and new strategic insights. We're currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 program, which begins in December.

  • Lead Beyond the Enterprise

    Explore influences and effects of the changing business, political and economic landscape around the world to develop the strategies that drive lasting innovation across functional boundaries as well as geographic borders.

  • Focus on the Whole Leader

    Enhance your personal well-being through a stamina-building wellness program designed to ensure that your physical, mental and psychological strengths serve you well during the program and the rest of your life.

  • Receive Alumni Status

    Completion of TEP confers Darden alumni status with many of the same benefits, including a lifetime Darden email address, access to Darden’s case collection and monthly webinars with faculty.



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    Faculty (The Princeton Review, 2017–2019)

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    Education Experience in the US (The Economist, 2011–2019)

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    Course Design (The Financial Times, 2016-2018)


The Dean's Scholarship

Each year, the UVA Darden School Foundation awards a limited number of Dean’s Scholarships to outstanding leaders who would benefit from participating in TEP. Our commitment to lifelong learning extends to all learners, and we want to encourage leaders who may need financial assistance in order to participate in this transformational program to apply for the Dean’s Scholarship. Awarded scholarships cover 50 percent of the program fee.



TEP was an absolutely wonderful experience. A lot of the lessons learned there apply directly to the teams that we work with. NASA has a very diverse group of individuals working in all aspects of the program, and it is really important to invite, include and inspire.

- Scott Tingle (TEP '15), NASA


Upcoming Session

In-Person Immersion Module #1:
5–17 December 2021

In-Person Immersion Module #2:
5–17 June 2022

Virtual intersession modules will be hosted before and between the in-person modules.

Cost: $39,950

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