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Duke University and Duke Continuing Studies offer a wide selection of online educational options. Whether you are looking to develop your professional skills, complete a certificate, or simply take advantage of free courses offered by world class scholars, Duke University has something for you.

Duke Continuing Studies - Online Courses and Programs

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Ace Your Job SearchThis course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those adults seeking employment. Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help… $95.00 Available
Agile Practitioner This self-paced, online program provides an intermediate level understanding of Agile and its processes. It is designed to prepare learners for the Project Management Institute's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. The… $575.00 Available
BAB607 - Business Analysis Certificate - OnlineExpand your business analysis skill set and equip yourself with the knowledge and credits needed to earn and maintain IIBA®‘s CBAP® credential. Our Business Analysis Certificate is 100% compliant with IIBA®‘s BABOK® and is designed… $2,495.00 Available
Budgeting for Nonprofit OrganizationsThis course covers budgets and how they are used in non- profit organizational settings. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budget and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You… $95.00 Available
Business Communication CE Course PackageThis online certificate is designed for the adult professional seeking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar in the business environment. The student will learn to communicate clearly and concisely from a curriculum… $250.00 Available
Business Ethics in the 21st CenturyThis course deals with business ethics, the consideration of questions of moral right versus wrong in the context of business practice.  Individual business leaders are increasingly being held responsible and accountable for their… $299.00 Available
Certificate in Supply Chain ManagementAs the supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of… $399.00 Available
Certificate in Sustainable ManagementStudents who pursue this certificate will learn the connection between the environment and sustainability, the good-business arguments for why an organization should embrace sustainable management, the role government regulation… $559.00 Available
Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies - DurhamThe Duke Paralegal Studies Program is a comprehensive course of study designed to train students in the aspects of the profession most in demand and most desired by attorneys. The program has been designated as a “qualified program… $5,395.00 Available
Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies - OnlineThe Duke Online Global Paralegal Program is a 300-hour course of study designed to train students in the aspects of the paralegal profession. The program merges the interactive, user-driven aspects of the Internet with a… $6,995.00 Available
CMA 1 - Financial Planning, Performance and ControlThe Duke CMAexcel Online program prepares professionals for the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) examinations and is designed for CPAs and management finance and accounting professionals of all levels seeking this designation… $1,275.00 Available
CMA 2 - Financial Decision MakingThe Duke CMAexcel Online program prepares professionals for the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) examinations and is designed for CPAs and management finance and accounting professionals of all levels seeking this designation… $1,275.00 Available
Communicating CollaborativelyCommunicating effectively with team members and groups has become more important as organizations have relied on collaborative work to advance their goals. This course, Communicating Collaboratively, will help you improve your… $145.00 Available
CompensationIn this 3.5 hour course, students will consider the many issues surrounding the key aspects of pay policy: legal requirements, pay equity within an organization, competitive pay within the relevant industry, how and when to grant… $95.00 Available
Contract Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateThis course of study includes Principals and Agents, Sole Proprietorships, General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, the Rise of the Corporation, Creating a Corporation, the Participants in the… $2,395.00 Available
Criminal Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateThis course trains students in the many aspects of criminal law including arrest, search and seizure, post arrest issues, grand jury considerations, evidentiary matters, prosecution, interrogations and confessions, arraignment,… $2,395.00 Available
Data Analytics CertificateModern business software produces mountains of data; it is up to the professional to examine it and draw meaningful conclusions. This entirely online and self-paced program is designed for business professionals who wish to… $475.00 Available
Data and Human Resource ManagementBig data and data analytics are changing how businesses run and managers do their jobs. In this course, you will explore how human resource managers use data to provide better support to the employees they manage and to contribute… $95.00 Available
Data ScienceThis online, self-paced program is designed to help students master the principles of data science. Duke Continuing Studies has partnered with Simplilearn, an online training provider, to deliver a curriculum that provides students… $3,195.00 Available
Effective Business WritingThe ability to write clearly and directly is highly prized in organizations. This course focuses on improving business writing. The ideas, techniques, and checklists in this course apply to all forms of business writing: memos,… $145.00 Available
Effective Emails, Memos, and LettersCommunicating clearly and concisely in written formats like email, memos, and letters is very important in a workplace setting. This course, Effective Emails, Memos, and Letters, will help you improve your use of these common… $145.00 Available
Effective PresentationsThe ability to communicate clearly and effectively is increasingly important in organziational settings. This course helps learners organize, structure, and create effective presentations. Since many organizations use PowerPoint as… $145.00 Available
Effective Public SpeakingConfidence is a key to delivering an effective speech or presentation. This two-module course, Effective Public Speaking, helps you to develop the skills you'll need to become an outstanding and confident public speaker. It reviews… $145.00 Available
Employee SelectionIn this 3 hour course, students will learn about the process of selecting the best candidate from a large, diverse pool of high-quality applicants. Based on D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management, the course… $95.00 Available
EntrepreneurshipThis online certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by… $725.00 Available
Equal Employment OpportunityIn this 2.5 hour course, students will learn about many of the major employment laws, Equal Opportunity issues, and the anti-discriminatory regulations employers must be aware of in hiring, promoting, and firing employees. After… $95.00 Available
Finance EssentialsThis online certificate program introduces non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. The course will help you become conversant in critical financial terminology, and you'll learn how to calculate key financial management… $525.00 Available
Health Care Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateAs society continues to age, health care has not only become a medical issue, but a legal issue as well. Protection of rights in the health care field makes this an important and relatively new area of law. This course provides the… $2,395.00 Available
How to Read a Nonprofit Financial StatementThis course will develop your ability to appropriately interpret the major financial accounting statements that are used by non-profit organizations. Ideally, you will gain an understanding of the types of financial statements that… $95.00 Available
Human Resources CE PackageAn effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-… $549.00 Available
Immigration Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateIf you have ever traveled abroad, you will notice that it is much easier for Americans to enter other countries than vice-versa. This also means that there is a need for adequate legal representation for immigration issues in the… $2,395.00 Available
Innovation and Critical Thinking CertificateBecause organizations must innovate to stay alive in today's highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals. This suite of… $299.00 Available
Intellectual Property - Paralegal Specialist CertificateOne of the newest areas of legal practice, “IP” law is sure to grow in terms of job opportunities over the next several years. This course will include foundations of trademark law, the trademark registration process, post-… $2,395.00 Available
Introduction to Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management includes the vital tasks of recruiting, screening, interviewing, training, appraising, disciplining, rewarding, and developing the employee—both for business and non-profit enterprises. Since all managers… $95.00 Available
Introduction to Nonprofit ManagementThis course covers management best practices for leading a nonprofit organization. You will gain an understanding of the nonprofit sector and the issues that leaders face in this exciting and growing field. You will also be exposed… $110.00 Available
Lean BasicsLean is an approach to organizational processes that seeks to minimize waste and increase value for the customer. Starting off as an approach to manufacturing processes, Lean has expanded even into services industries. If you are… $350.00 Available
Lean Six Sigma Green BeltThis program, created in affiliation with MindEdge and Six Sigma Black Belts, prepares students for the MindEdge Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam (purchased separately) and provides information to those interested in… $1,699.00 Available
Management Skills CertificateSuccessful managers know the importance of building strong relationships with their team members. This entirely online, self-paced program provides both new and experienced managers with the skills and resources necessary to foster… $750.00 Available
Online Learning CertificateThis self-paced, online certificate is designed for individuals who seek an introduction to the process of creating, administering, or teaching online learning programs.  Creating effective online learning courses and simulations… $400.00 Available
Performance ManagementThis 3 hour course considers the different elements of performance management. In its broadest sense, "performance management" is what every good manager does every day: Makes sure employees know what they need to do to achieve the… $95.00 Available
Personal Injury Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateA tort is a civil wrong. Most litigation deals with some form of tort issue. Tort law studies is the foundation for the litigation or personal injury paralegal. In this course, you will study legal analysis, negligence, defenses to… $2,395.00 Available
Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit OrganizationsWhen we think of marketing, we typically think of the activities that a for-profit company engages in. However, marketing is an important function for non-profit organizations as well. Marketing is the way that non-profits determine… $95.00 Available
Project Management CE ProgramThis program is designed for current Project Management Professionals® who need to earn their 60 PDUs in order to maintain their Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification with PMI. It provides seven separate online and… $999.00 Available
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate ProgramThis program, created in affiliation with MindEdge, is inclusive of all topics covered by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification. This program prepares students for the MindEdge Six Sigma Green Belt Certification… $1,699.00 Available
Six Sigma Yellow BeltThis self-paced program teachers students Six Sigma concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques to be used in process improvement projects. The course is divided into modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information,… $399.00 Available
Talent Management and Career DevelopmentDrawing on material from Harvard Business School professor D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management, this 2 hour course covers the challenges and issues that organizations face in developing and retaining their… $95.00 Available

Duke Summer Session - Online Courses

Duke University Summer Session welcomes Duke undergraduates, Duke alumni, and visiting students from other colleges and universities. Enroll in Summer Session and join us for an unforgettable summer. See Duke Summer Session.