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4 Things to Know Before Starting the First Term

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January 18, 2019

five students pointing at a team room computer screen during the first term residency

After months of waiting, chatting with future classmates via Slack, and MBA Math-ing to prepare for the coursework, beginning of the first term finally arrived! Orientation and the first residency in Durham was a remarkable…

A Day in the Life of a Global Executive MBA

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January 5, 2018

students posing in front of the Bund in Shanghai, during a day in the life of a Global Executive MBA student

As part of the residency for our fourth term, my Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) classmates and I were in Shanghai. I wanted to provide insights on life in the program, so here are some…

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

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The Duke Cigar Club, established by our class in late 2016, was one of Duke’s formally recognized…

How to Do Dubai Like a Pro

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July 6, 2017

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  During Duke University’s intensive and internationally-focused Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA) program, you’ll travel…

Student Break Room Snacks Ranked

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November 16, 2016

flatbread sandwiches, break room snacks

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Fuqua provides some phenomenal snacks and cuisine while Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA)…

How My MBA Training Saved Me on a 6,500-Foot Cliff

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May 9, 2016

My MBA training came in handy on this mountaintop

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  MBA lessons can prove practical in unlikely places. I’m hanging off the…

4 Takeaways from My First CCMBA Residency

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September 30, 2015

My view from the front row in Professor Aaron Kay's Managerial Effectiveness class during my first CCMBA residency

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  1. Accounting Class The first residency hadn’t yet started, but everyone talked…

Corporate Visits Provide Unique Business Insight: Part 1

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July 15, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students gain unique business insight at Shahi Exports

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Our Tour of Shahi Exports Corporate visits are a very important part of the Cross Continent…

Corporate Visits Provide Unique Business Insight: Part 2

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Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students gain unique business insight at Shahi Exports

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Part 1 of the blog can be read here. Bhane: An Up-and-Coming Fashion Brand, Designed in…

Corporate Visits Provide Unique Business Insight: Part 3

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Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students gain unique business insight at Shahi Exports

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Part 2 of the blog can be read here. Shahi’s Efforts to Empower the Women of…

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