Tag: Business Acumen

Surviving Through Term 3!

Duke's Weekend MBA Students during Partner Weekend

I’ve survived Term 3, which means I'm half-way through the Weekend Executive MBA (WEMBA) journey. In the Term 2 and 3 courses, I have not only learned about the detail orientation needed to manage business,... Read More

Bringing Great Ideas to Life

Howie - Bringing Great Ideas startup challenge

As Managing Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), I work with students or alumni, to help with their startups. I assist in leveraging Duke’s amazing network, whether they be investors, partners, mentors,... Read More

My Mid-MBA Career Transition

Matt - Career Transitions

Undertaking a Duke MBA while working full-time is a serious commitment in itself, but over the course of the 20 months you’re in the program…life still happens! Many of my classmates had children born; some... Read More

Concentration

Fuqua logo for feat. position

In the Weekend Executive MBA program, concentrations are optional. Two classes for the concentration are taken during the final, required term (Term 6), and then the remaining requirement of a final project is completed during... Read More

The Power of the Duke Network

Fuqua Logo for feat post position

MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change When I joined the Duke Weekend Executive MBA class in 2006, I was a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Director of Force Application Capabilities, working out... Read More

My Journey to Fuqua

A Day in Fall 2011: While working on a project at a large distributor’s Global Headquarters in fall 2011, a Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain approached my desk to discuss an upcoming presentation... Read More

The Right Time for an MBA

Like most who are seriously thinking about pursuing an MBA, the three biggest questions I asked myself as I researched MBA programs were: What value will an MBA provide? Which program is right for me?... Read More