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Highlights from the 2019 Duke University Energy Conference

The 11th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together in November at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to discuss the changing energy industry landscape. “Despite lots of debate and decades of inaction, we increasingly recognize that energy transition is essential,” said EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer in welcome remarks. […]

Prospective student questions answered

Video image - Katie Kross & Alex Wein

Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MBA student Alex Wein discuss all things Energy & Environment at Fuqua. … AND, if you are interested […]

Duke teams excel in 2019 energy case competitions

Few experiences require MBA students to think on their feet like business school case competitions.  Though formats vary, these competitions usually require a combination of quantitative analysis and strategic analysis—often under a tight time deadline—and typically culminate with a formal in-person presentation in front of judges, other MBAs, and industry experts. Duke University teams had […]

Conversations with Team Fuqua: Prospective student Q&A

Net Impact Q&A video

The MBA Energy Club and Net Impact Club share their insights about what the student experience is like and ways to get involved.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Video: Prospective student questions answered How EDGE has enriched my MBA experience Standing out from the b-school crowd: Fuqua’s academic centers make an impact with prospective students Fuqua […]

Highlights from the 2018 Duke University Energy Conference

2018 Duke University Energy Conference

The 10th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together on November 7, 2018 at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Organized by the Duke MBA Energy Club in partnership with other entities on campus, the 2018 conference was oriented around a theme of “Exploring the New Energy Future” and included […]

Fuqua recognized among Top 10 business schools for energy

FIND MBA Top Business Schools for Energy 2017

Just eight years after the launch of its first course on energy for MBAs, Fuqua School of Business is earning a national reputation as a powerhouse among MBA programs for energy.  FIND MBA added Fuqua to its list of Top 10 Business Schools for Energy and Natural Resources in 2017, placing Fuqua in the company […]

Fuqua focuses more on the business of energy

Richard Bethune

by Richard Bethune, MBA ’14 As Co-President of the Duke MBA Energy Club and a second-year MBA student with a passion for energy finance, I was thrilled to see two exciting developments occur this past summer. First, energy banker Ralph Eads donated $5.5 million to Duke, most of which will fund Duke Energy Initiative programs […]

New energy finance focus at Fuqua

Energy seminar

Fuqua School of Business has already earned a reputation as one of the best places for MBAs to gain industry expertise in energy and environmental sectors.  In July, Fuqua extended its offerings with the approval of a new MBA Concentration in Energy Finance.  The new concentration, which is an addition to the school’s existing MBA […]

Students participate in new Energy Industry Fundamentals workshop

On Sept. 1 and 2, 2011 more than 125 Duke graduate students joined the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) and the Duke MBA Energy Club for a workshop on Energy Industry Fundamentals (EIF) at Fuqua School of Business.  Participants—who included students from Fuqua’s Daytime MBA, Cross-Continent MBA, MEM/MBA, and MMS programs—received […]

Narrowing a clean energy career path: reflections on Energy Club trip to CA

student field trip

by Koji Kitazume, MEM/MBA ’12 In January, the Fuqua Energy Club organized a “Week in Cities” trip to San Francisco. Ten students networked with alumni and visited companies including Bloom Energy (Fuel Cell), SCHOTT Solar (Solar), SunRun (Solar), 3Degrees (REC & Carbon Offset Trading), Silver Spring Networks (Smart Grid), SunPower (Solar), Claremont Creek Ventures (Venture Capital). When I first came to school […]