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What I Learned from My Team Members

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November 15, 2019

All of the 100-plus students in the MMS class pose for a group photo on the front steps of Fuqua; team members

Maybe you have heard about one Chinese philosopher’s saying – ‘三人行,必有我师’ which means that when three people are on a journey, there must be one teacher. With this in mind, there is always something to learn from your team members

Brand Competition Delivers More than Just Marketing Experience

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November 7, 2019

the three students presenting in front of a projection screen; marketing experience

For students interested in gaining marketing experience or learning about the fast-moving consumer goods industry, this competition is one of the best opportunities during the program to get front-line exposure to the business world

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…

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,…

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…

The Value of Athletics at Duke and Fuqua

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January 6, 2017

Under the bright lights of Cameron Indoor Stadium, with an electric atmosphere ignited by the Cameron Crazies, the Duke basketball team defeated Michigan State 78-69 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. For many across…

The Foundation of Team Fuqua

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August 18, 2016

the winning student team holds up the trophy, Team Fuqua

Fuqua’s learning environment pushes students to hone in on a particular instinct—one that calls for us to draw out each individual’s particular strengths to help a team succeed. This mindset eventually becomes second nature to almost…

Value of Diversity Attracted Me to Fuqua

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August 15, 2016

Fuqua's value of diversity is evident when seeing students in the MMS class

The Olympics in Rio have arrived and are in full swing! Each athlete has a different story and each country a unique history. But at the Olympics something special happens. Time seems to…

How Duke Basketball Taught Us Lessons in Business

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October 27, 2015

Duke Master of Management Studies students at Fuqua get ready for their Duke Basketball Experience

It’s not every day you get to experience Duke basketball firsthand, and especially behind the scenes. And it’s certainly not every day you get to experience this with your friends and fellow classmates….

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…

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