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4 Things to Know About Our Technology Track in MMS

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August 26, 2019

two students looking at a laptop in Fuqua's Fox Center; technology

As the senior associate dean of full-time programs, I am frequently gathering input from students and alumni about their Fuqua experiences and asking recruiters about the skill sets they are seeking

Gaining Consulting Experience Through Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators

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June 3, 2019

6 students on Janet's Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators team pose for a photo in a team study room

At Fuqua, apart from taking classes, acing case assignments, having team meetings, and networking with a diverse group of people, there are lots of opportunities you can pursue to help you grow

MMS Employment Outcomes for the Class of 2018

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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

Nursing and Business: A Healthy Combo

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April 22, 2019

Winna and her five teammates holding their second place prize check for $1,500; nursing and business

From Registered Nurse to Business School Student Before coming to Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While…

Off to a Good Start After International Student Bootcamp

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April 5, 2019

approximately 100 students and staff pose for a group photo during International Student Bootcamp

As an international student who was not very familiar with living in the U.S., English language and cultural differences were some of the most concerning factors for me before starting the program. However,…

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…

Clubs at Fuqua: A Great Match for My Interests

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October 26, 2018

a standing room only classroom of students looks on, clubs at Fuqua

When reflecting on my time in the MMS program, there is no doubt that my involvement with the Daytime MBA clubs at Fuqua shaped a major part of my experience. After being in…

Two MMS Programs Offer Opportunities to Stretch & Grow

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November 7, 2013

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” Nearly everyone laughs when I share this quip by the American humorist Will Rogers. It isn’t particularly American, of…

Preparing for Career Success with MMS

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October 4, 2013

My favorite part of the MMS: Foundations of Business program is the focus on self-assessment and development. So far, we’ve focused on this in our Business Communications class, as well as workshops on…

Finding the Perfect Path

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September 24, 2013

I graduated from Meredith College, a women’s college in Raleigh, NC, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two minors in history and Italian. So how did a person like me end up…