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Great Company and Conversations in the Cigar Club

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December 18, 2017

a dozen members of the cigar club, great company and conversations

The Duke Cigar Club, established by our class in late 2016, was one of Duke’s formally recognized “non-essential” academic clubs. It was certainly the indulgent and extravagant type

Club Spotlight: Social Impact

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November 15, 2017

Professional clubs in the program provide students with the opportunity to gain academic and industry knowledge in addition to career management skills around a particular professional area. These professional clubs are managed by students and supported by the Executive MBA programs staff and Career Management Center

Inside the Cross Continent MBA Consulting Club

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April 6, 2017

two dozen consulting club members pose for a group shot

While the entire cohort only comes together every 10 weeks when class residencies occur,  clubs still remain very active and very connected throughout the program

A Closer Look at the Women in Business Club

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The Women in Business club pose for a group photo after they golf outing

Professional clubs in the program provide students with the opportunity to gain academic and industry knowledge in addition to career management skills around a particular professional area

Spotlight on The Cross Continent MBA Energy Club

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January 14, 2017

8 members of the Energy Club pose for a group photo

Professional clubs in the program provide students with the opportunity to gain academic and industry knowledge in addition to career management skills around a particular professional area

Student Club Explores the Beer Industry in Shanghai

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November 19, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  For our second residency experience, 107 of my friends and colleagues traveled to Shanghai where our…

My FCCP Experience: Consulting, Leadership, Teamwork, and Helping Children

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October 12, 2018

the four students that made up Steve's consulting team

The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), a hallmark program at our business school, is an experiential learning opportunity where students work on a team to solve a real-world problem with a client. Being a firm believer of the “learn by doing” principle, I applied for the program as soon as the application went live

Are MBA Case Competitions For You?

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June 8, 2018

A screenshot from the WebEx we used to collaborate during case competitions

Admittedly, consulting is a popular and well-explored career in business schools. Experience in consulting can be powerful: you gain multi-disciplinary and cross-functional exposure while working on strategic C-suite problems in various industries. So how do you know if the consulting track is for you? Well, for one, try a case competition

Your MBA Cohort Makes Everything Click

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November 20, 2017

your MBA cohort makes everything click...classmates having dinner and beers on a patio

Before starting the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program, the recurring advice I received was that much of your experience would be about the cohort and the network you build. This seemed it would…

Top 16 Things to Do in the CCMBA Program

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February 20, 2017

College is a time of exploration. Most people have four years (for those in undergrad, the clock is ticking y’all). Some people though, decide that four years are just simply not enough

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