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 of Leadership and Management
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.
Duke Executive Education
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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.
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.
Learn multiple techniques to influence negotiations and strategies that capitalize on each others' strengths while leveraging different perspectives.
Enhance your ability to be an influential leader through crafting compelling messages to engage stakeholders, inspire action, and advance new ideas.
Developing a fundamental understanding of operations management is important for all managers in any organization. In this live, online program you will learn the key principles to optimize operations and maximize value creation for your business or organization. You will learn to think more critically and creatively about business operations and how to apply concepts, frameworks, and techniques to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Elevate your innate leadership strengths to forge solid and enduring relationships by understanding what a leader needs to offer under different circumstances. In this highly engaging live-virtual course, you'll explore alternate actions you can take to achieve your ultimate goals.
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.
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.
Guide and support your teams to improve decision-making, manage conflict, and foster innovation using practical insights and actionable strategies from management science.
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.
Enhance interactions with your diverse team or organization through inclusive communication skills that increase everyone’s engagement and commitment. Improve your overall effectiveness by learning to navigate culturally sensitive discussions, becoming aware of micro-behaviors and their impact on your audience, and defining your role as an authentic ally.
Harness the power of diversity in your organization without succumbing to obstacles such as implicit bias and systemic racism. Learn why diversity, equity, and inclusion can benefit your team, business unit, or entire organization, and how to break down barriers to successful implementation of an inclusive environment.
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.
Women face different issues in business, especially in a virtual business setting. Learn what strategies have been used by those who have reached top leadership positions in their firms. This 4-session virtual program will inform both women professionals and men who support their advancement or who are interested in employing these strategies themselves.
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.