The ExecMBA Podcast

2019-11

Episodes

Tuesday Nov 26, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Sameer Raina. Sameer is a GEMBA format in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down with him to talk about his background, what led him to Darden, his advice for doctors and healthcare professionals considering an MBA as well as why he feels ethics are a critical component of any business education.

Monday Nov 25, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Audrey Hartland. Audrey is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently caught up with her to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, her recent career transition, what it’s like to plan a wedding while balancing school, work and life, as well as her advice for prospective students.

Saturday Nov 23, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Michelle Mullany. Michelle is a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and she is also President of our Veteran Executive Students of Darden (VESD) student organization. Michelle comes from a healthcare background, and we recently sat down with her to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, what it’s like to change jobs during the program, her advice for healthcare professionals considering an MBA and how her global residencies have shaped her MBA experience.

Friday Nov 22, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Rob Wiederecht. Rob is a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down to talk about why he decided to pursue an MBA, why he choose our Global Executive MBA format as well as how his MBA experience has helped him take the next step with his start-up idea.

Saturday Nov 16, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Laura Bordoni. Laura works closely with our Class of 2021 as a Student Affairs resource, and we recently sat down to talk about her background, what she enjoys about working with executive format students, her tips for balancing the demands of work, life and school, as well as the extracurricular opportunities and support available to students in our Executive MBA Program.

Wednesday Nov 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we welcome back Ron Cook. Ron is a two-time guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to talk with him about his leadership roles with our Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club and Black Executive MBA student organization, what he hopes to accomplish with these organizations this year, as well as his start-up in Kenya that will be the basis of a Global Consulting Project this year.

Friday Nov 08, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Connie Dunlop. Connie is a repeat guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to discuss the decision to move the Professional Advancement Course (PAC) to Quarter 1 as well as the work she and Darden faculty have been doing to update the program’s experiential learning curriculum. #emba #gemba #career #whydarden

Wednesday Nov 06, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Ladi Carr. Ladi is a repeat guest on the ExecMBA Podcast, and we invited her back to talk about our recent global innovations. Students in our Executive MBA Program now have as many as 12 global residencies from which to choose, and during this episode we discuss the new locations, the inspiration for the updates and the role the global residencies play in our curricular design. #dardenglobal #globalresidency #emba #gemba #darden #whydarden

Friday Nov 01, 2019

A double feature! In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two of the staff members who support our executive format students – Allison Price and Jarrod Tibbs. Allison is a member of our Executive MBA Program team and Jarrod leads the Distance Learning team that facilitates our online classes. We recently sat down with Allison and Jarrod to talk about their roles and what they enjoy about working with executive format students.

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