The Fuqua School of Business
June 2015
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Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations

Looking for a book to bring on summer vacation with you? Or perhaps you’re a voracious reader in search of your next great read. No matter what the case, you’re in luck. We sought out some book recommendations from a group of people whose taste we can trust: our faculty.

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Leadership from Many Angles

For Larry Fobes MBA '99, the Fuqua journey has come full circle. Sixteen years after graduation from the Global Executive MBA program, Larry is now helping provide course content for that very program. With Ray Smith and Allan Lind, he helped to establish Learning with Leaders, LLC, a company that uses technology to "flip" classroom lessons on leadership.


My Career, My Network and My Time at Fuqua

Fareed Khan MMS '14 shares his reflections on his time at Fuqua and its impact on his life one year post-graduation.

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Executive Education: Business Negotiation Skills

Effective negotiation—whether with partners, employers, managers, clients, or colleagues—is a foundational skill in management and leadership. Attain a comprehensive understanding of effective negotiation skills with award-winning Fuqua faculty member Ashleigh Rosette in this new program, September 20-23, 2015. Alumni receive a 25% tuition reduction on Executive Education courses.

CASE Chats

Michael MacHarg

Michael MacHarg MBA '09, Senior Advisor, Social Ventures, Mercy Corps, and co-founder, Simpa Networks, on impact investing, tri-sector leadership, and advice for budding social entrepreneurs.

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Mentor a Daytime MBA Student

They have questions, you have answers. Share your post-MBA wisdom and industry knowledge as a mentor for a Daytime MBA student.  You can learn more about this opportunity on the alumni website and sign up for the 2015-16 academic year by August 15.

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Get Socialized

What's the latest with Fuqua alumni? How can you find out about events and lifelong learning opportunities? Follow us on Twitter @FuquaAlumni and join more than 10,000 alumni in our LinkedIn group.




Team Fuqua Needs You!

With just 12 days left in Duke's fiscal year, we need your help to meet the Team Fuqua Annual Fund Challenge. We are just 109 donors away from our goal of 1,150 donors making gifts of $1,000 or more to the Fuqua Annual Fund with $200,000 on the line from our challenge sponsor. Are you up to the challenge?

Fuqua's Annual Fund is a critical source of unrestricted dollars that fuel every aspect of the school's mission, from scholarships to faculty research to innovative educational programs.

Happy Birthday!

Sebastian Barba MBA '03
Robert Bash MHA '73
Todd Darr MBA '87
Misa Fujimura-Fanselow MBA '12
Kate Kim MBA '06
Nancy Mayer MBA '82
Megan Mulligan MBA '13
Mike Rayder MBA '85
Luisa Rubino MBA '01
Sarika Sangwan MBA '06, MEM '07
Michael Stoll MBA '92
Brady Thomas MBA '06

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, June 18, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...




Positioning for the Next Step: Executive Presence and Other Considerations

In many organizations today, there are fewer and fewer traditional career paths, and a lack of consistency with succession planning. This makes it difficult to know what it truly takes to get ahead, or the "right" next career development step to take.  In addition to learning about what skills and strategies you'll need to manage your career growth and development, our next online career workshop on July 30 at 11 a.m. ET will also cover typical misconceptions and what it means to have executive presence.

Career Resources from the Ford Library

Did you know that in addition to career databases such as WetFeet, Vault, and OneSource, Ford Library provides alumni who are in transition with up to three separate lists of prospective companies, three analyst reports, and ten articles per year?

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