Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Chasing Big Goals: Mindset is Everything
Whether it’s prepping for an accounting midterm in the Weekend Executive MBA program or founding a company, our ability to succeed comes down to mindset.
Adding Value and Creating an Impact in the Program
We brainstormed ideas on how we could have an event to tell the African story and what it takes to do business on the continent.
My Fuqua Learnings are Already Helping Me at Work
I sought out Fuqua’s Weekend Executive MBA program because it was the best fit for where I currently am in my career.
Being “The Only” in the Room Will Make You Part of the Team
As I near the twilight of my time at Fuqua, I can attest to the life-changing experience that only the Weekend Executive MBA learning journey can provide.
Reflecting on My Fuqua Experience as a Woman of Color
When reflecting on my career as a woman of color (WoC), a feeling to continue to aim for excellence became increasingly stronger as I added more experience to my resume, and I knew I wanted change.
The Key to Ultrarunning and an MBA: Just Start and Keep Moving
When I showed up at Fuqua for the Weekend Executive program kickoff, I found parallels between running ultramarathons and pursuing my MBA.
An Alumni Enterprise as an Entrepreneurial Case Study
As an MBA student at Fuqua, you will quickly become familiar with case-based learning
Navigating the Pandemic with Help from My MBA Classmates
A consistent piece of advice that you hear when pursuing an Executive MBA is to try to avoid major life-changing events during the program. But what about something beyond your control—like a global pandemic?
Sharpen the Axe: Growing in the Weekend Executive MBA Program
It's a management and leadership phrase we hear often in our daily careers. This phrase has a deeper meaning—to re-evaluate our learned approach and acquire new skills. A Duke MBA offers an opportunity to learn and expand one's knowledge in order to propel one's career growth.
A Priceless Experience Beyond the Classroom
Fuqua students have the opportunity to participate in memorable extracurricular activities that build upon the coursework and leadership skills that we learn here. Case competitions are one such example