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MMS Employment Outcomes for the Class of 2018

May 3, 2019

the entire class of 2018 in their gowns at commencement posing for a group photo and throwing their caps into the air; MMS employment outcomes

We’ve recently gathered and analyzed the latest career outcomes of the Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business Class of 2018. I’m delighted to share the results, which show that employers continue to value the business skills and capabilities that graduates bring to their companies

Surviving the Last Days of Class

June 7, 2013

What is business school like? It is definitely a bitter-sweet experience. Example? Well, at the end of the program, we juggled a hard-core final project with other exams and lots of end-of-the-year activities….

Beneficial Career Prep Courses

January 14, 2013

The MMS program is known for its distinguished group of professors, but one of the many things that are less noticed are the pre-professional programs offered. Two events in particular are Training the…

Class of 2013: Prepare for your MMS Journey

July 10, 2012

Hello MMS Class of 2013! As you prepare to move to Durham and get started at Fuqua, I thought I’d share a few tips to make your transition into academic life a bit…

10-Month Marathon

May 2, 2012

I started the MMS program in July of last year, and now, graduation is around the corner. In the 10-month program, I’ve covered quantitative analysis, accounting, business communication, marketing, strategy, finance, decision analysis…

Principles of Paying for MMS

April 26, 2012

If you’ve chosen to join the MMS Class of 2013, congratulations and welcome to Team Fuqua! An important aspect of your education is figuring out how you’re going to finance it. My posting…

Get Your Foot in the Stock Market

April 25, 2012

If you’re anything like me, you’ve never really delved into the tangled mess that is the stock market – and you might consider yourself lucky. If you find yourself curious though, like I…

Gaining Quantitative Skills

April 19, 2012

I come from a very non-quantitative background. I did international studies for my undergrad major, so there were no classes that required quantitative skills. One of the reasons I wanted to come to…

BB&T CEO Teaches Values-based Leadership

December 7, 2011

We recently welcomed John A. Allison, former Chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, to campus. Hearing a speaker of Mr. Allison’s caliber is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Aspiring to build a career in financial…

A Business Leader’s Philosophy

December 1, 2011

Former Bank President & CEO Shares Thoughts on Success John Allison, former president and Chief Executive Officer of BB&T Bank, came to speak to the MMS class this past Monday. Mr. Allison shared…

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