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A Thank You Letter to the Program

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July 29, 2019

the dozens of students that make up the global executive MBA class pose for a group photo on a set of stairs in the JB Duke Hotel, A Thank You Letter to the Program

Dear Global Executive MBA Program: Now that I’m a few months past graduation and have had some time to reflect, I wanted to take a few minutes to express my gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for everything you’ve done for me

How the Duke MBA is Preparing Me for the Next Step in My Career

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October 2, 2018

6 classmates around a restaurant table, next step in my career

Why go back to earn an MBA? Why now? Why Fuqua? These are some of the questions I received when deciding to pursue an MBA midway through my career. I have experienced professional…

What is Team Fuqua?

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April 9, 2018

six students seated around a table, collaborating on work embodies the answer to "What is Team Fuqua?"

Team Fuqua. It’s a term you constantly hear in our community. Ask for a definition and a hundred people will tell you a hundred stories to illustrate what it means to them. Synthesizing…

10 Things I Learned in the Program

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February 15, 2018

Students around a dining table, things I learned in my MBA program

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Choosing to pursue an MBA is a life-altering decision. It usually involves spending quite some time…

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…

Your MBA Cohort Makes Everything Click

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November 20, 2017

your MBA cohort makes everything click...classmates having dinner and beers on a patio

Before starting the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program, the recurring advice I received was that much of your experience would be about the cohort and the network you build. This seemed it would…

Was the Duke MBA Worth It?

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September 12, 2017

Me with a few classmates posing during graduation, was my MBA worth it

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Yes, and not just for the reasons you think. Going beyond business,…

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…

Health Sector Management Around the World

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June 14, 2017

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Duke’s Fuqua School of Business offers a unique program for those interested…

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