Student in classroom during the fall of 2020 An Alumni Enterprise as an Entrepreneurial Case Study January 6, 2021 - - As an MBA student at Fuqua, you will quickly become familiar with case-based learning. Most cases that you will read are produced by Harvard Business School, but other top business schools like Fuqua are also producing their own. I had the opportunity to participate in the first published case from Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) in our Entrepreneurial Execution class with Professor Jamie Jones. Professor Jones and Rachel Classi, Daytime MBA ‘14 co-wrote the case on Teamworks, a software company headquartered in Durham that was founded by two Duke alumni. The organization’s goal was to help professional and… ...Read More

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