Duke Corporate Education has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 13 May edition of the Financial Times. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Duke CE has taken top honors.
“First and foremost, we owe this incredible honor to our clients,” said CEO Mike Canning. “Our clients are terrific. They bring us interesting problems and inspire us to raise our game.”
Duke CE client Valerie Grillo of American Express presented a session on "Exploring Change: Developing Leaders for the New Reality" at the Conference Board's Developing Leaders Who Can Innovate for Growth Conference May 9 in New York City.
Strategy can be a challenging process, all too frequently with mixed results, and many organizations find themselves rethinking the strategic planning process in the hopes of achieving better impact. One key to success is striking a delicate balance between creative and analytic thinking. Michael Chavez engages five key questions to enable the strategic thinking process, provide a more holistic view and ultimately enable strategy.
More than ever, preparing leaders requires a deep understanding of the challenges facing organizations. While there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to dealing with the forces driving change globally or within organizations, insights from our work with clients around the world reveal how the challenges continue to shift while reflecting some salient qualities needed in leaders today.
Executives from 17 countries will participate in the first class of Coca-Cola’s Donald R. Keough System Leadership Academy, developed in partnership with Duke CE. Named after Coke’s former president and CEO, the six-week immersive learning experience focuses on Keough’s inclusive leadership style and thirst for knowledge. Participants visit a diverse set of markets and must use critical thinking and unconventional approaches to solve problems.
Verizon partnered with Duke CE to design a program around the core tenets of shareholder value. As a result of the program several key improvements are underway across the organization. Verizon's VP of Human Resources Magda Yrizarry describes results and next steps in CLO Magazine.
To enhance their ability to grow and innovate in their industries, 18 senior executives representing some of China's national state owned enterprises took part in a Senior Leader Program with Duke CE.
When AstraZeneca implemented major changes to its strategy and leadership, they recognized the need to develop directors who would be equipped to adapt and thrive in the changing healthcare environment. They partnered with Duke CE in an innovative program to prepare Research & Development leaders worldwide.
To prepare selected employees from the Etisalat Group for future senior management roles, Duke CE developed a program that challenged high potentials in a mock courtroom simulation attended by its CEO, Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, and several other C-suite executives.