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Tips for Success During Distance Learning Periods

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September 23, 2019

Christina at an outdoor table with laptop working on distance learning assignments

For two weeks every quarter, Global Executive MBA students jet off to an international location and learn. But what about those remaining 10 weeks a quarter when we are learning from our respective homes

Gaining a Unique Health Care Perspective at HSM Bootcamp

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November 15, 2017

100 MBA students gathered at HSM Bootcamp

Every year, the Duke Health Sector Management (HSM) program hosts Bootcamp, a week-long intensive course for Daytime and Executive MBA students. During this week, current and future health care leaders receive a comprehensive overview of the industry, from providers to insurers, to medical devices to innovation and venture capital

Health Sector Management Around the World

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June 14, 2017

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business offers a unique program for those interested in health care—the Health Sector Management (HSM) Certificate. The HSM Certificate supplements the MBA curriculum with additional courses in health care to prepare students for management and leadership roles in a variety of health sectors, such as medical device, consulting, banking, pharmaceutical, venture capital, biotechnology, entrepreneurial, and health systems

How Distance Learning Works in the Cross Continent MBA

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November 16, 2016

Before I started the program, I was curious as to how the distance learning portion would work in between class residencies. I knew that a majority of assignments would be team-based and that my teammates would be located all over the globe, but I hadn’t experienced the challenges of working across different time zones

Extreme Accounting Makeover: Katherine Schipper Edition

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October 20, 2016

Professor Katherine Schipper with a few dozen of her accounting students

Thanks to the reality TV show we know how the script goes. Everyone gathers as the project is kicked off, some tears are shed, what’s known is destroyed, more tears are shed. Work is done around the clock. Then everyone goes away and returns only to see the miraculous and impressive finished product

Rethinking the Business of Health Care

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September 15, 2015

student presentation on the business of health care during a Fuqua course for Duke MBA students

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Worldwide, health care costs per capita and health care expenditure as a…

Beyond the Business Case Study: Talking with the CEO

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June 16, 2015

Cross Continent Students at the Taj Mahal

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Before I debrief our recent Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA) residency in New Delhi, our business case…

How the Cross Continent MBA Breaks from the Norm: A Q&A with Professor Jeremy Petranka

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May 22, 2015

Duke Fuqua School of Business Professor Jeremy Petranka with Cross Continent MBA students in India

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  I received this note from a Cross Continent MBA ’15 student that essentially sums up the…

Exploring Global Markets and Institutions in India

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May 19, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA Students at the Taj Mahal

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  One of the reasons I chose the Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA) program was the Global Markets…