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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

Why We Founded the Duke MBA Fintech Club

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January 9, 2020

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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

Design Thinking Beyond Fuqua: 3 Takeaways from IDEO’s CoLab Makeathon

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December 17, 2019

dozens of students working at tables in a large office space during the design competition

Serving on the cabinet of the Design & Innovation Club is one of my favorite extra-curricular activities at Fuqua. Guiding my classmates through design thinking workshops is extremely rewarding, and has given me the chance to hone my own design skills as well

Our Fuqua on Board Experience

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November 1, 2019

a Fuqua notebook on a table; gaining board experience

Fuqua On Board is a volunteer-based, year-long program where MBA students are selected from a pool of applicants and paired with a local nonprofit to serve as a non-voting board member

3 Reasons I Chose the MSTeM Track as an International MBA Candidate

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October 4, 2019

Dean Bill Boulding on stage with students watching in the foreground

As I was in your shoes as a prospective student, I wanted to know which program could help me most in achieving my post-MBA goal to work in the U.S. and to become an enabled business leader in a world of Big Data and AI

Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua

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October 1, 2019

students posing for a group photo during the Prodigy event, gaining entrepreneurial experience

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

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

Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

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July 29, 2019

5 students pose for a photo behind their Brand Challenge display table

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

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