The ExecMBA Podcast



Friday May 29, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we welcome back Director of Student Affairs, Laura Bordoni. We recently caught up with Laura via Zoom to talk about one of the most popular topics for incoming Executive MBA students: time management. During this conversation, Laura shares tips and insights as well as common challenges for students as they seek to balance work, life and school.

Friday May 22, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Eric Tyo. Eric is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk about his decision to pursue an MBA, how he managed the competing demands of work, life and school, as well as how he leveraged the program’s resources to facilitate a career transition. This episode is a must-listen for any prospective Executive MBA students who are interested in switching company, function and/or industry.

Friday May 15, 2020

Can it really be the end? The final installment in our ongoing podcast interview series with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel has arrived. We recently connected with Jonas and Bhavin via Zoom to discuss Quarter 10, Leadership Residency 2, how they’ve have changed and grown over the course of the program, their advice for prospective students and more. Pro Tip: If you’re new to the series, be sure to check out our earlier episodes. We followed Jonas and Bhavin from the start of the program to the end (and hopefully beyond!).

Friday May 08, 2020

In this episode of The ExecMBA Podcast we catch up with Jaime Falquez. Jaime is a member of our Executive MBA Class of 2018, and we recently connected via Zoom to discuss what he’s been up to since graduation and how his Darden experience helped him grow both his confidence and career.

Monday May 04, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up Tiffany Pillifant and Andrew Harris. Tiffany and Andrew are both in our Executive MBA Class of 2020, and they are based in the Charlottesville area. Along with their classmate Taison Bell, Tiffany and Andrew have been working with a group called Masks for Cville that is focused on helping coordinate the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) manufacturing effort in the area.

Friday May 01, 2020

In this very special edition of both the Experience Darden podcast and The ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with the Dean of the Darden School of Business, Scott Beardsley. During this wide-ranging conversation, Scott shares insights about his life and background, how his long tenure at McKinsey helps guide his work as Dean, how he and the leadership team at Darden are navigating the coronavirus pandemic, why he’s optimistic about the future and more!

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