Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
How FCCP Introduced Me to the Medical Technology World of Surgical Robotics
I worked with teammates from diverse backgrounds, ranging from management consulting to private equity, to help position a surgical robot against a competitor.
My Experience as a CASE Fellow and Awarding the Kirby Prize
Being on the Kirby Selection Committee gave me a new perspective of scaling social enterprises and funding decisions.
My Two-Year Experience with Real-Business Learning
The opportunity to get my hands dirty working on a real-life business problem, and see the impact we were making in real-time, went far beyond classroom learning for me.
Exploring the World of Private Equity
I have always been very curious about the skills I would need for a career in private equity, but I came to Fuqua with very little knowledge of the field.
How the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum Prepared Me to Become a Strategic Leader
I came to Duke’s Fuqua School of Business with the goal of building out my strategy skillset.
Hands-On Experience with Mentored Study
Experiential learning provides a great platform to interact with and potentially help solve real-world problems as a business school student.
Getting Smart Fast on Impact Investing
I knew I wanted to participate in the CASE i3 Consulting Practicum program, which pairs a team of select MBA students with an impact investing question that a company is wrestling with.
Mentored Study Broadened My View of Venture Capital
The Mentored Study program at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business provided the perfect fit for me to further explore my previous experience in venture capital in a real-world work setting while gaining exposure to the tech industry.
Case Competitions Helped Me Explore the Tech Industry
Companies from different industries come to Fuqua’s campus with fascinating challenges, so I was very intentional when handpicking just a few of them to participate in, focusing on gaining exposure to industries I was genuinely interested in.
Gaining Exposure to the Tech Industry While Developing Client-Facing Skills
The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the tech industry and a great way to build onto my existing skillset.