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7 Ways to Maximize the MBA Experience

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July 5, 2016

students celebrating Holi in Delhi, maximize the MBA experience

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The Cross Continent MBA is a unique program. Residencies. Visas. Traveling to some…

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…

Living the Dream: Launching a Startup While in The Duke MBA

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September 18, 2015

hard at work designing shoes - launching a startup while in the Duke Cross Continent MBA

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  It’s true what they say about being at the right place at…

Time Management and Prioritization at the Residencies

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September 11, 2015

Running toward the India Gate in Delhi, Time Management and Prioritization at the Residencies

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The 10 or more days spent at a Cross Continent residency are fun,…

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…

Broadening Health Care Perspectives with an MBA

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July 6, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students visit Op ASHA while studying in India

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Experiences shape your perspectives. When I was 12, my mom was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, 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…

Team Fuqua: A School and a Family

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June 8, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students on a farm in Jaipur, India

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  As we barreled down the road connecting Agra and Jaipur in our blissfully air-conditioned 12-person van,…