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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

How to Do Dubai Like a Pro

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July 6, 2017

Fuqua students in Dubai

When the time comes for each residency, why not make the most out of the opportunity with an additional pre- or post-residency trip? Here is how we made the most out of a pre-residency trip when a group of us all stopped over in Dubai for a few days before our studies in New Delhi

Health Sector Management Around the World

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June 14, 2017

Students at the Taj Mahal in india

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

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

Top 16 Things to Do in the CCMBA Program

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February 20, 2017

Group photo of GEMBA students

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

3 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

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February 16, 2017

chose Fuqua

I have never questioned if I should complete an MBA, it was merely a matter of when and where it would take place

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

How Distance Learning Works in the Cross Continent MBA

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November 16, 2016

students working in team rooms at Fuqua

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