Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
A Day in the Life of Our Santiago Residency
Our residencies include class time, teamwork time, and excursions to different parts of the city—so the days are fun but jam-packed.
A Career Transition During My MBA
I would immediately be putting lessons from my MBA program to use in the most difficult of circumstances.
How My Class Developed an Anti-Racist Business Program
My classmates and I banded together to create a student-led initiative in an effort to develop anti-racist businesses because we feel it is up to us, current and future leaders, to shape the future strategies.
A Family Member’s Life-Threatening Disease Propelled Me Toward an MBA
I have a unique story behind pursuing my MBA and my corporate passion: my oldest child was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.
The Work-Life-School Balance at Fuqua
I was quite confident that I was going to absolutely crush balancing the rigors of a fast-paced job, a Global Executive MBA program, all while being a husband and a new dad.
Why an Executive MBA and Why Duke?
If you’re still deciding whether to get an MBA, ask yourself: What do I want to get out of it? Is the timing right for me? Is the school right for me?
Gender Parity in an MBA: An Empowering Environment
Our Global Executive MBA Class of 2020 represented the highest ratio of women in any previous GEMBA class at Fuqua.
Does Work-Life Balance Exist During an Executive MBA?
Here’s my story and some tips for how others in similar situations can achieve work-life balance.
Making the Most of MBA Team Meetings
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.
How to Stay Ahead in an Executive MBA Program
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.