Tag: Professional Experience

Peer-to-Peer Learning in the Program

students in a classroom during the peer-to-peer learning session

Have you ever been in a crisis? How did you respond? Our Weekend Executive MBA '18 cohort has self-organized a few speaker panels throughout the program to afford fellow classmates an opportunity to share their... Read More

My Mid-MBA Career Transition

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

The Power of the Duke Network

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

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

An Ode to Studying

I have studied at a desk. With a pest (named Booger). I have studied on a plane, on a bus, and on a train, And on a boat, but not with a goat (but with... Read More

Taking the Plunge

You might be wondering about how I got here … well, I’ve always had dreams of owning my own company, or working my way up the management chain. But, the path toward getting there wasn’t... Read More