How to Stay Ahead in an Executive MBA Programby Leon Fishman-Working a full-time job, working with your team, managing personal responsibilities, and getting an MBA at the same time is not for the weak-hearted. It takes grit and resilience to get through an executive MBA program—but the right mechanisms, habits, and tools are the key differentiators between success and failure.
Why I Chose to Start an MBAby Arnold Mascarenhas-Why do an MBA? What's in it for me? What can I get out of it? These were questions I asked myself before I started the Global Executive MBA program at Fuqua in 2017
How Our Career Management Center Works with Studentsby Lisa Thomson-In the Career Management Center (CMC), we know that each student’s career journey is different, including the reasons that led to the selection of the Global Executive MBA program. Therefore we offer a variety of career-related programs and services
What is Team Fuqua?by Bill Boulding-Team Fuqua. It’s a term you constantly hear in our community. Ask for a definition and a hundred people will tell you a hundred stories to illustrate what it means to them. Synthesizing...
How Fuqua Helped Prepare Me for a Career in CannabisNovember 16, 2020 --There is nothing like working in the cannabis industry. Cannabis has its own language, culture, and rhythm. It requires a heightened level of resilience, hustle, and grit if you want to successfully operate in the space.
Gender Parity in an MBA: An Empowering EnvironmentSeptember 22, 2020 --One year ago, I sat surrounded by about 90 fellow students in a Fuqua lecture hall in Durham. A slide was flashed across the screen with demographics of the cohort, proudly announcing that our Global Executive MBA Class of 2020 represented the highest ratio of women in any previous GEMBA class at Fuqua.
Making the Most of MBA Team MeetingsJuly 24, 2020 --Meetings are absolutely vital to connecting with your Duke MBA team and tackling projects and assignments. However, the tendency is to overuse meetings and create them when they're not necessary. The guidelines below will help you have effective team meetings and keep everyone concretely on-task and driving towards their MBA goals.