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Benefits of the MBA Exchange Program

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September 16, 2019

a dozen students around a dinner table during their MBA exchange program in Rotterdam

My decision to study in Rotterdam during my MBA as part of the Outgoing Exchange Program baffled many individuals

Why We’re Evolving Our Daytime MBA Curriculum

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August 26, 2019

Students around the lunch table, listening to one speak; evolving the curriculum

One of the great pleasures I have as dean of a business school is engaging with business leaders around the world and learning about the challenges they face and the evolving capabilities they seek in new talent

Breaking Down First-Year Courses: Fall Term 1

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August 23, 2019

three students with laptops out looking at one of them in unison while doing work for a course

So, you’ve read online the names of courses you’ll be taking when you start at Fuqua, but what do they really entail? And how nervous should you be if it’s been five or more years since your last economics exam

Women in Leadership: Takeaways from Professor Ashleigh Rosette’s Course

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March 21, 2019

Professor Ashleigh Rosette, instructor of Fuqua's women in leadership course, chatting with two students in the Fox Center

The mark of a hearty, stick to your ribs MBA course is one in which I’m able to make a little more sense of the business world. The recipe behind these great courses…

How to Choose Your MBA Electives

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January 29, 2019

Fuqua faculty member, Christine Moorman, photographed teaching class.

A major reason I chose to get my MBA was the opportunity to learn in a structured environment again. One regret from my undergrad experience was not treating education like an all-you-can-eat buffet….

Learning from the Best: Finance Professor Doug Breeden

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November 9, 2018

Professor Doug Breeden is a highly respected name in the banking industry and a leading financial mind in the academic space. If you join Fuqua, I highly recommend enrolling in one of his…

Corporate Strategy Class: Examining the Intersection of Business and Politics

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October 23, 2018

Professor Aaron Chatterji, teacher of an advanced corporate strategy class, talking with students in the Fox Center

Business and politics have merged in a way that many of us have not seen before. Companies are expected to speak up and engage on political and social issues, even if these issues…

4 Things You Should Know About Our Data Analytics Second Major

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October 18, 2018

four students talking around a conference table and display screen, data analytics

I regularly interact with Daytime MBA alumni and their first question is generally, “What’s new at Fuqua?”  Of course, I’m quick to tell them about our newly created Second Major in Management Science…

Breaking Down Fuqua’s Health Care Programming

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June 28, 2018

a brochure and attendees from the conference, one of Fuqua's health care programming options

When I arrived on campus, I was excited and impassioned about studying health care. But it took some time before I understood the difference between all of Fuqua’s health care programming. So here’s…

Why I Pursued an MD/MBA Dual Degree

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May 18, 2018

The sun sets behind the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, the new home for the Duke University School of Medicine where MD/MBA joint degree students spend a lot of their time

I would not have pictured myself in an MBA program 10 years ago. As an undergraduate chemistry major, I chose to develop my understanding of the world through the lens of science, aspiring to…

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