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Duke Executive Education Programs

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is a top-tiered university producing some of the best and most capable business school graduates in the country. Through a special collaboration with NACD, member and Affiliate businesses of all sizes have access to Duke’s Executive Education Programs at a fraction of the normal costs. These abbreviated programs are the ideal option for your busy teams that can’t be away for extended periods.

Presented by NACD in collaboration with Duke University

 

Upcoming Program Dates Cost Per Program
  • June 8–June 11, 2021

$2,950 $2,065
(Special NACD Member/Affiliate Rate)

Registration

For those interested in particpating in the Duke Virtual Women Leaders: Elevating Influence and Impact please reach out to Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com to discuss current pricing and dates available.

Program Description

Despite advancements in workplace diversity and inclusion, one of the most enduring challenges is the underrepresentation of women (and, by definition, the overrepresentation of men) in leadership positions, especially at the top ranks of an organization. Differences in leadership styles and unconscious biases often affect the opportunities and roles available to women. Navigating this environment requires an understanding of the dynamics at the top levels of the workplace and developing strategies to address any misalignments. In this program, you will critically examine the issues facing women who aspire to hold leadership positions. You’ll also explore the strategies employed by those who have successfully navigated to top organizational roles. In a supportive, live-virtual environment, you will explore the latest research on women in business, discuss best practices, and reflect on how you can be a more effective leader when managing and navigating the corporate landscape.

Who Should Attend

  • Women and men with 5 or more years of professional experience directing people and/or projects
  • Any business leader who aspires to have greater influence and impact in his/her organization
  • Anyone invested in the advancement of women executives into the senior ranks of an organization's leadership
  • Leader or members of a women's employee reesource group who want inspiration about future workshops, training, coaching, or activities for your company

 

Questions?

Contact Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com

Presented by NACD in collaboration with Duke University

 

Upcoming Program Dates Cost Per Program
  • June 14–June 18, 2021

$2,700 $1,890
(Special NACD Member/Affiliate Rate)

Registration

For those interested in particpating in the Duke Virtual Management Program please reach out to Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com to discuss current pricing and dates available.

Program Description

Negotiation is both art and science. Gaining skill in this fundamental aspect of management and leadership will ensure you achieve the best outcomes possible in business, and in life. Our Virtual Business Negotiations Skills online program provides context on underlying dynamics in interactions, teaches techniques to wield influence in different scenarios, and gives you opportunities to practice different strategies. You’ll develop new capabilities, becoming the kind of negotiator who can capitalize on strengths while leveraging the perspectives of others around the table.

Who Should Attend

Because negotiation skills are required at all levels of an organization and in a variety of other circumstances, this virtual online program will benefit any professional who leads and manages projects, processes, and teams, or who deals with internal and external stakeholders.The Virtual Business Negotiation Skills course is the optimal choice for professionals who want to learn the skills to achieve a successful negotiation outcome, but who are unable to travel to Durham, NC, for the in-person program.

 

Questions?

Contact Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com

Presented by NACD in collaboration with Duke University

 

Upcoming Program Dates Cost Per Program
  • August 10–August 13, 2021

$4,950 $3,465
(Special NACD Member/Affiliate Rate)

Registration

For those interested in particpating in the Duke Virtual Leadership Program please reach out to Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com to discuss current pricing and dates available.

Program Description

When you understand your own leadership style you help your team—and the entire organization—become more effective. Designed for professionals at all levels, the Virtual Duke Leadership Program draws on research in organizational behavior, sociology, psychology, and political science to support your individual development. After going through a proprietary 360-degree assessment, administered by our executive coaching partner, you’ll explore the different ways you lead and identify individual challenges and opportunities. Throughout the program you’ll work one-on-one with an executive coach to interpret feedback and develop a customized plan to achieve your goals.

Who Should Attend

The program is appropriate for anyone who leads and influences others in their work. Professionals who currently have or anticipate having leadership responsibilities, as either an executive or a manager, will gain the most from this curriculum.

 

Questions?

Contact Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com

Presented by NACD in collaboration with Duke University

 

Upcoming Program Dates Cost Per Program
  • September 1–October 6, 2021
 

$3,250 $2,275
(Special NACD Member/Affiliate Rate)

Registration

For those interested in particpating in the Duke Virtual Financial Analysis for Non-Finance Leaders please reach out to Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com to discuss current pricing and dates available.

Program Description

Financial literacy is a fundamental component of management and leadership. Regardless of your role in your organization, you should understand how different decisions impact your organization’s bottom line today, and in the future. Virtual Financial Analysis for Non-Finance Leaders introduces you to the essential elements of financial reporting, including managerial and financial accounting. You’ll learn to interpret financial statements, develop a greater understanding of the ways financial information is used as a strategic tool for decision making, and develop the capability to communicate operating, marketing, sales, and growth strategies in financial terms.

Who Should Attend

This live, online program is ideal for self-motivated, ambitious professionals looking to fit classroom development into your already-hectic schedule. Regardless of your level, your functional role, your industry, and your geography, if you find being away from the office for four days in a row challenging, if not daunting, Virtual Financial Analysis for Non-Finance Leaders delivered in this format is the ideal program for you.

  • The virtual format allows you to work at a pace that suits your learning style, whether you have little to no exposure to financial statements or you regularly invest as a hobby.
  • The live-streamed classes are recorded and available to participants online, so you may review them as frequently as you choose in order to master the material.

The Virtual Financial Analysis for Non-Finance Leaders course is the optimal choice for professionals who will benefit from increased familiarity with financial concepts and fundaments in their decision-making, but who are unable to travel to Durham, NC, for the in-person program.

 

Questions?

Contact Catherine Williams at cwilliams@nacd.com