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Gaining Consulting Experience with FCCP

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January 14, 2020

four students seated at a campus dining room table with laptops talking; consulting experience

Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum is an experiential learning opportunity for students to work on consulting engagements with businesses and nonprofits around the world. First-year and second-year MBAs work in teams to assist client organizations with challenges across a number of industries and fields such as marketing, strategy, and operations

MBA Skills Put to Work—Consulting in South Africa

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October 27, 2014

I spent spring break of my first year applying my MBA skills to an international consulting project in South Africa! The experience was part of the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum or FCCP, a…

Takeaways from the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum

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September 5, 2014

Every year, Fuqua offers students the opportunity to participate in experiential learning opportunities through the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP). It allows us to take the skills we learn in the classroom and…

A Fuquan in Consulting

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November 26, 2013

mba student interns

There’s no mention of consulting in my Fuqua application essays. I think I said I was going to graduate and open up a zero-waste resort on an island powered by renewable energy. While…

Consulting – Just in Case

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January 2, 2013

When I applied to Fuqua, I didn’t know what consulting was. It’s been my good fortune that the Consulting Club has expended considerable effort in bringing people like me up to speed. I…

Impact Consulting in Africa

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December 11, 2012

Needless to say, consulting is definitely a hot topic at business school! And I wanted to investigate the world of consulting for myself, but with a hands-on experience outside of an internship. Fortunately…

Global Consulting Practicum

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February 10, 2011

Helping Clients to Bridge Gaps One of the most enduring programs in the Fuqua curriculum is the Global Consulting Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship, for which the school has earned widespread acclaim in recent…

Consulting in the Classroom & in the Real World

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January 30, 2011

By late January, several well known and highly regarded consulting firms descended on campus to begin identifying the newest crop of summer interns. It was exciting, and a chance to demonstrate the applicability…

Here’s Why Location Gives Schools Like Duke an Edge

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March 26, 2020

students congregating and chatting in Fuqua's main hallway; location is why schools like Duke have an edge

As an alumnus, the question I get asked most by prospective MBA students is whether attending Duke, in medium-sized Durham, North Carolina, will put them at a disadvantage.

A Record Year for Hiring at Fuqua

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December 1, 2019

a collage of 8 photos, each with the alumnus posing with the hiring company's swag or signage

I’ve often told people I feel like I have the best job at Fuqua. As associate dean for career management, I have a front-row view of our tremendously talented students seeking jobs plus direct insight from the companies looking to hire them

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