Tag: Professional Development

Bringing Great Ideas to Life

Howie - Bringing Great Ideas startup challenge

As Managing Director of Fuqua’s Center of 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

Get Out of Your Bubble!

Our class getting to know one another on the first day of orientation

“We live in our own bubble.” As we gain work experience, we constantly create a bubble of networks and expertise. If we stay in this bubble, we are at risk of restricting our perspective and... 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

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

My MBA Becomes Real

On the night before the first day of orientation, after frantically packing half my closet into a suitcase and driving for three and a half hours through the rain from Charlottesville, Virginia, I found it... Read More