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A New Opportunity to Be a Consultant

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March 11, 2019

the six-person consultant team poses for a photo

One of the many unique experiential learning opportunities offered here is the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP). This program allows a team of students to work as consultants on a real-world problem brought…

Consulting for the Win

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April 9, 2018

Soo Youn's five-person team for the consulting competition

A large number of MMS students prepare for consulting recruitment and, accordingly, Fuqua provides a myriad of ways to shed light on those careers. The annual Accenture Case Competition is an opportunity for…

My Experience in China with the MMS: DKU Program

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February 1, 2017

Tina and a classmate pose for a photo at graduation at the end of the program experience in China

Looking back at my time in the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) program, the study-abroad experience in China has been the highlight of it all. Many prospective students ask…

How a Case Competition Prepared Students for Consulting Careers

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January 23, 2017

students in a classroom during the Accenture Case Competition kickoff, a great opportunity to prepare for consulting careers

Management is an art as well as science. That is exactly why Fuqua provides its students a plethora of opportunities to practice what is taught in class. One such opportunity is the MMS…

Valuable Corporate Visits and Consulting Projects in China

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June 27, 2016

Our class at the corporate visit to Ant Financial - consulting projects

Corporate Visits One of the most valuable benefits for Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) students is career services. We have access to a group of advisors and staff dedicated to improving…

Unrivaled Returns: MMS Starts an Investment Club

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May 6, 2016

A remarkable ecosystem exists among entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and the financiers who create, fund and unlock business value. Yet that ecosystem often feels like nothing more than a distant theory in a classroom…

From Shakespeare to Fuqua: The Transition to Business School

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March 10, 2016

From Shakespeare to Business - Vivian

Before my transition to business school, I had not studied business. During my undergraduate years, I immersed myself in liberal arts studies by pursuing a double major in English and Chinese literature. During my…

Business and Culture: Classroom Lessons Applied in the Real World

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June 19, 2015

Shanghai skyline, getting hands-on experience in China

One of the most valuable pieces of our education in the MMS: DKU program is the real-world learning opportunities and hands-on experience that it provides us. Studying in one of the largest trade…

Consulting Experience: The Accenture Case Competition, Part 2

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May 25, 2015

Duke MMS Students presenting in the Accenture Case Competition

In the next few months, Fuqua will welcome the new batch of Master of Management Studies (MMS) students. If you are one of the lucky few, you might be thinking about what type…

Lessons from the National Champion Duke Basketball Team

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May 16, 2015

Duke MMS students get the Duke Basketball Experience

It has now been just over a month since Duke beat Wisconsin to claim the national championship in men’s basketball. Even here in China, we rearranged the class schedule and found a way…

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