A focus on leadership

Being good at what you do is not enough. Leading requires seeing yourself in new ways—now, and over the course of your career. Duke Executive Education is designed to provide the strategies and tools that ensure you’ll become what you need to be next. Built around current research and trends in management, our programs help you solve current challenges while providing frameworks you can apply over time. You’ll learn from the same world-renowned faculty who teach in our MBA programs, while going beyond your comfort zone in innovative exercises that encourage you to absorb new perspectives.

Whether you're a new manager or an experienced executive, Duke Executive Education's portfolio of open enrollment and tailored programs will help you grow.

Certificate

Earn Duke's new Certificate of Leadership & Management when you complete a customized learning experience that equips you with a solid grounding in leadership and enables you to choose electives in management, communication, negotiation, finance, decision-making, or health care strategy.

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Duke faculty will engage diverse cohorts of leaders in live virtual class sessions and complement the learning experience with their own online teaching via videos, facilitated group discussion/exercises and recommended cases and articles to prepare for class discussion. Our virtual programs continue delivering high faculty engagement with network-expanding experiences that feature frameworks and tools you can apply immediately.

Even More Virtual Programs Coming Soon!

Hold these dates for additional Duke Executive Education virtual programs launching this fall.

Virtual Duke Management Program

Nov 4, 11:00am – 12:00 pm
(Orientation)
Nov 9, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nov 10, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
(Networking Hour, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
Nov 11, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nov 12, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Specific course information will be published in the next weeks.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Communication, Leadership
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 4 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Learn disciplined communications strategies that can improve your performance in different contexts. Apply new techniques and skills to transition your communications to the video screen.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Management
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 4 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Improve decision-making, manage conflict, and foster innovation using practical insights and actionable strategies from management science to guide and support your team in this live-virtual course.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Communication, Management
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 4 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

This online program covers the same techniques you can use to influence negotiations and strategies, and is taught by the same faculty as our in-person class, combining live virtual classes with practice negotiations after class sessions. Learn to capitalize on strengths while leveraging different perspectives.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Analytics, Health Care, Leadership
eeformat: Online
eecredit: .5 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Ensure you maximize the return on your investment in analytics capabilities by creating a culture of understanding and acceptance of business analytics. Empower your employees to value and leverage evidence-based insights for successful outcomes.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Health Care
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Gain a broad perspective about how different sectors within the health care industry are upending their business models and reassessing their market strategy at a rapid pace.     

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Operations
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 6 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Explore how aligning your operations processes with your firm's business strategies can increase value for your stakeholders in this live-virtual course.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Health Care, Innovation
eeformat: Online
eecredit: .5 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Weekly

Understanding the dynamics of drug discovery and development processes, as well as the frequent changes in drug regulation and reimbursement practices, can have a positive effect in leading your successful biotech/pharma business.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Financial Analysis
eeformat: Online
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 6 Sessions
classfreq: Weekly

This online program covers the same content and is taught by the same faculty as our in-person class, via a blended format that enables you to combine live virtual classes with online assignments completed outside of class sessions.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Diversity, Leadership
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Explore the issues women face in business and learn what strategies have been used by those who have reached top leadership positions in their firms. This 3-day program will inform both women professionals and men who support their advancement or who are interested in employing these strategies themselves.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Analytics, Health Care, Leadership
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: .5 Elective
eeduration: 1 Session
classfreq: Daily

Ensure you maximize the return on your investment in analytics capabilities by creating a culture of understanding and acceptance of business analytics. Empower your employees to value and leverage evidence-based insights for successful outcomes.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Operations
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Discover new ways to align operations processes with your business strategy so that you can improve profitability and market share.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Communication, Management
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Learn multiple techniques to influence negotiations and strategies that capitalize on each others' strengths while leveraging different perspectives. 

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Financial Analysis
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Learn to use financial information as a strategic tool in decision-making throughout your organization, by interpreting and using information from financial report and statement components.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Analytics, Management
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Understanding how to interpret data for your current environment, when parties' goals conflict or emerging factors are driving market changes, can increase your confidence in data-driven decisions. 

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Leadership
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: Core
eeduration: 5 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Explore and improve your current leadership style to find your innate strengths and build solid and enduring relationship behaviors--whether you have leadership responsibilities or will have them in the near future.   

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Management
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Guide and support your teams to improve decision-making, manage conflict, and foster innovation using practical insights and actionable strategies from management science. 

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Health Care
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

Gain a broad perspective about how different sectors within the health care industry are upending their business models and reassessing their market strategy at a rapid pace.     

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Communication, Leadership
eeformat: In-Person
eecredit: 1 Elective
eeduration: 3 Sessions
classfreq: Daily

If you interface with different audiences, learn how to adapt your message to each. Build your personal and professional brand and develop disciplined communication strategies as well. 

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Certificate of Leadership
eeformat: n/a
eecredit: Core
eeduration: Other
Varies
classfreq: Weekly

The Duke Certificate of Leadership & Management demonstrates your completion of a customized learning experience expanding your professional competencies and knowledge base.

Degree: Executive Education
eetopics: Tailored Programs
eeformat: n/a
eecredit:
eeduration: Other
Custom
classfreq: Weekly

Strengthen an internal or multi-department team with a tailored development program created by our faculty to suit your organization's specific needs.