Program Format: This day-and-a-half-long seminar will be conducted on-site at the Darden School's Sands Family Grounds, located in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC.
Tuition & Certificates: $950.00 covers materials, breakfast, and lunch for the program.
Program Overview: Giving Voice to Values (GVV; www.GivingVoiceToValues.org) is an innovative approach to values-driven leaders
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