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Leadership Development at Fuqua

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May 1, 2019

a soldier looks on as a handful of student work together to make their way through a 'spiderweb' obstacle during leadership development exercises

Business school serves a range of purposes, from career shifts to personal and skill development. For me, school was about transitioning from an individual contributor to a leader, and developing the skillset to lead effectively.

My Favorite Fuqua Memories

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March 21, 2019

7 students leaping for joy with mountains in the background, one of my favorite Fuqua memories

I left Fuqua last May ready to rejoin the working world, armed with a new degree and a great deal more knowledge about business, marketing, and health care. The education exceeded every expectation…

How CASE Prepared Me for a Social Impact Career

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January 11, 2019

11 students pose with messages written on their arms about their interest in pursuing a social impact career

Four weeks into my post-MBA career, I realized that I absolutely loved my job. I immediately emailed Erin Worsham, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), to…

Fuqua’s Focus on Leadership Growth

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October 31, 2016

a group presentation at HSM Bootcamp is part of leadership growth at Fuqua

114 weeks ago today I walked into the large Geneen auditorium at Fuqua to meet my classmates. I had just returned from more than two years of living in Ethiopia, working to help small…

3 Ways Fuqua Helped Me Transition from Science to Business

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August 19, 2015

group photo of students - Duke Daytime MBA alumnus on how Fuqua helped him transition from science to business

I started my career in science prior to attending the MBA program at Fuqua, working as a lab researcher at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. During that time, I dabbled in…

Alumni Myth Busting: 4 Things About the Fuqua Experience

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February 12, 2015

I’m baaaacck. You may remember me from such then-student blog posts as “What You Need to Know Before Starting B-School” and “The Unofficial 5-Step Path to Leadership Success at Fuqua.” While Fuqua made…

From the Moment I Set Foot on Fuqua’s Campus, I Felt the Team – Part Two

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September 24, 2014

Rachael Lambert, alumna and MBAA Vice President from the Class of 2014 interviews Simon Moore-Crouch, alumnus and MBAA President from the Class of 2014. Read part one of her blog post here. Rachael:…

From the Moment I Set Foot on Fuqua’s Campus, I Felt the Team – Part One

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September 16, 2014

My first visit to Duke University came during Open Interviews in the early fall of 2011. Being a native West Coaster I was hesitant to consider schools in the Southeast. I assumed a…

Looking Back on Two Years of Growth and Fun

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August 18, 2014

Sadly, it’s over. After two amazing years, I’ve now officially graduated. It’s funny to think that three years ago I was contemplating whether to apply to schools in Europe that offered 1-year MBA…

Alumnus Enhances the Learning Experience

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February 28, 2013

A Conversation with a Committed Leader I believe Fuqua’s ambition to create “leaders of consequence” is best illustrated by showing a living example. Warren Farr (Daytime MBA ’93) is an alumnus who is…

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