Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Forming Lifelong Friendships Over Residency
When I decided to go back to school for my MBA, I had three goals: improve my leadership skills, expand my knowledge of business, and meet new people.
Accepting Imperfect Timing
When it comes to going back to school, the monster of imperfect timing rears its head and then offers many excuses.
Unlocking the True Strength of a Team
It wasn’t until I came to Fuqua, that I understood there was one more stage we should be striving to achieve, one of interdependence.
Running 100 Miles and Building a Career—No Easy Wins
I was in the middle of the Weekend Executive MBA program and realized that walking into first-term courses like financial accounting reminded me of the uncertainty at the starting line of a race.
Tips for Networking Within the Fuqua Community
The greatest strength of the Weekend Executive MBA program is what you can gain from really getting to know your classmates. Here’s how I recommend tapping into the power of that network.
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 Top 5 Experiences in Fuqua’s Weekend Executive MBA Program
Stepping foot onto the Duke campus for the first time is awe-inspiring. Even though we’re only there for the weekends, visiting such a beautiful and historic campus still leaves an impression on you.
Advice to Women of Color Attending Fuqua
I had the opportunity to be surrounded by people who had incredible minds while advancing my education.
My Network: Fuqua + the Divine 9!
Fraternities and sororities are a great way for undergraduate students to enter new social circles and establish lifelong networks.
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.