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UVA Darden Launches Online Course Coding for Managers, Designers and Entrepreneurs on Coursera

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is launching an online specialization, Coding for Designers, Managers and Entrepreneurs. Registration for the Coursera-hosted, three-course specialization is currently open.
6-Dec-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Venture Capitalists Raise Unique Fund With Profit and Purpose to Benefit UVA, Darden

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Sean Foote (MBA ’93) was initially skeptical when his former classmate, longtime friend and fellow venture investor Jonathan Ebinger (MBA ’93) pitched an unconventional idea for partnering...
6-Dec-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The CEO-CFO Relationship and Executive Compensation

It’s not uncommon for incoming CEOs to hire new senior staff when they join companies. But when they hire new CFOs, might those CFOs be pressured to manage earnings in a way that benefits the CEOs’ pay? New research examines these C-suite...
6-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to Design for Real Race-Intelligent Inclusion

Do diversity and inclusion efforts do what they’re intended to? Professor Martin Davidson, Darden’s senior associate dean and global chief diversity officer, discusses workplace practices that encourage a culture of race-intelligent inclusion...
3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Darden Executive Education Program Offers ‘Profound’ Experiences for Diverse Communications Leaders

For nearly two decades, a unique executive education program has played a significant role in promoting the growth of leaders of color in the media and communications space.
3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Career Pivot: 6 Lessons for the New Employee

Starting new jobs doesn’t just mean showing expertise or knowhow; it means entering new relationships, and how we handle people can affect the newbie and the organization. Professor Joe Harder offers tips on how to gracefully enter a new role and...
21-Nov-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Netflix vs. Disney Plus: What’s Downstream for Streaming?

Home entertainment has transformed. In a matter of years, we’ve gone from rabbit ears on the television to — come the November debut of Disney Plus — mouse ears on streaming media. What does that mean for Netflix and other competitors? What...
21-Nov-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Outgoing Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles Reflects on 20 Years With Organization

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumna Carolyn Miles says the international nonprofit Save the Children has increasingly focused on fundraising, social media marketing and the impact of programs in the 120 countries that have Save...
19-Nov-2019 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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10 Recommendations for the Resilient Family Business

Family businesses are unique and complex; they have aspects and layers to them that are unlike any other organizations. Professor June West and Alana Wall provide 10 recommendations for the resilient family business.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Available to Discuss WeWork CEO Transition Ahead of Planned IPO

25-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors...
22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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The Smithfield Acquisition: ShuangHui Buys the Whole Hog

Famous for producing pork products, Smithfield Foods had a history of aggressive growth. But when that growth stalled for a matter of years, it was time to consider acquisition by ShuangHui International. This case in point discusses the pros and...
13-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so...
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Trump's Anti-Climate Stance Will Obstruct Green Innovation

7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Comments on Economic Losses with Trump Environmental Policies

31-Mar-2017 10:55 AM EDT

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U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth

Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate leaders. For these CFOs, the stakeholder groups include shareholders, customers, creditors, employees,...
8-Aug-2014 12:10 PM EDT

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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