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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

The Value of My Team at Fuqua

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January 29, 2019

The team smiling and posing for a selfie

Friday, the 13th! Believe it or not, that was our first day at Fuqua. I might sound spooky, but what happened on that day was quite the opposite. Teamwork makes the dream work,…

First Impression: This is a Special Program

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January 18, 2019

students, some of whom are dressed in traditional African garments, enjoying Nigerian food at the event, MMS is a special program

When I walked through Fuqua’s doors last July, I wasn’t completely sure what this year would hold for me. Slightly overwhelmed and incredibly nervous, I went into orientation feeling like it would the first day…

3 of My Favorite Courses

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May 24, 2018

a student standing on her desk to emphasize her point during a class discussion in one of my favorite courses

Let’s take a closer look at three courses from the MMS: FOB program that really made an impact on me.  Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis Not sure how many music festival tickets your…

How Students Can Make the Most of Winter Break

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August 30, 2017

an MMS student with a Fuqua Career Coach, winter break

After enduring three fast-paced terms, MMS students get a much-needed winter break. Most students are ready to relax, see family and friends or travel, but it’s also an excellent time to focus on the…

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…

Choosing a Masters of Management Program: 4 Things to Consider

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January 27, 2016

Duke Fuqua Masters of Management Studies Duke Kunshan students - Choosing a Masters of Management Program

Choosing a Masters of Management program (MMS) can be overwhelming. Even if you’ve decided on Duke, it’s still hard determine which of the school’s 2 different MMS programs to apply to. Some of my…

What a Day at Fuqua Looks Like

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January 20, 2016

an MMS classroom - part of a day at Fuqua

Six months into the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program, I can assure you of one thing. There is no typical day at Fuqua if you take full advantage of the plethora of resources that…

MMS Refresh: A New Term with New Teams

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February 24, 2015

After a long winter break that lasted until mid-January, it was hard to believe that all of our MMS: FOB class was back at Fuqua again. With only two terms left, MMS students…

Team Work at Fuqua is Beneficial & Fun

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November 22, 2014

Throughout the admissions process and during the first couple weeks of classes, I heard a lot about the Team Fuqua mindset that defined our business school.  I often wondered what this term really…

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