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3 Ways Fuqua Prepared Me for a Career in Consulting
I came to business school with many goals for my personal and professional development, but my career goal was singular: I was going to get a job in consulting.
The Fuqua Community Supported My Consulting Project
Aruna is an impact-driven brand that creates lifelong freedom for victims of human trafficking through employment.
Experimenting in Entrepreneurship at Fuqua
I decided to use my two years in business school to learn more about what it's like to work with smaller companies—especially startups—and try my hand as a founder, experimenting in entrepreneurship. Fuqua has turned out to be the perfect place to do this.
Building Post-MBA Skills with the Design and Innovation Club
Here at Fuqua, we believe that design thinking is a fun, creative way to answer questions, design products, and ideate process improvements. We strive to introduce these skills and provide a fun environment in which to practice them.
The 3 Most Valuable Lessons I Learned as a Social Entrepreneur
Needless to say that an entrepreneur's life is not all roses, and I learned a lifetime of lessons in this journey. Here are a few I think everyone should know at the beginning.
Preparing for Disruption: Technological Transformation of Business
This past year, Fuqua launched a new set of core summer term introductory courses. One class was Technological Transformation of Business, which discussed how technology and specific companies revolutionized and disrupted markets, institutions, businesses, and ultimately, society.
The Highs and Lows of Entrepreneurship During Business School
When I came into my first year at Fuqua, second year of my dual-degree overall, I had decided it was time to embrace something different. Fresh off an internship at WeWork, I had entrepreneurial inspiration and an idea for applying techniques I learned during my internship to a new context.
Why We Founded the Duke MBA FinTech Club
We co-founded the Duke MBA FinTech Club in the Spring of 2018, with the goal of fostering a community passionate about financial technology at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and to create an ecosystem that supports MBA students in pursuing careers within the industry
Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua
Coming into Fuqua, I had many ideas about how to spend my two years. One of them was to pursue entrepreneurship, and business school has helped me tremendously in that regard
Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge
During my first year, I had the chance to participate in one of the Duke MBA Marketing Club’s premier annual events, the Brand Challenge. Each year, the club partners with different brands including Dell, P&G, The Hershey Company, and Clorox to put on the Brand Challenge, and it has become a veritable tradition here at Fuqua