Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
My Rewarding Journey at Duke and How I Got Here
An integral part of my time at Fuqua has been interacting and spending several weeks with people from backgrounds and cultures I’d never met before.
How to Navigate Company Sponsorship
My employer is allowing me the time and space to leave work for travel as part of the Global Executive MBA program, and it is taking on part of the cost.
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.
Creating Cultural Immersion, Networking, and Engagement Over Zoom
When it was announced that Term 2 and Term 3 would be domestic residencies in Durham, I set out to create engaging club activities over Zoom that gave members of my class cultural immersion and networking experiences.
What LEGOs Taught Me About Teamwork During Orientation
The learning begins before students step foot in a classroom.
Turning the Pandemic Into a Live Case Study
I’ve always been interested in the intersection of government and business, and how these interactions compared across different countries, cultures, and political and economic systems.