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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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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.… $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
Building and Supporting a Remote WorkplaceIn this 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 raises, and… $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
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 - 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
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
Cybersecurity for Human Resources ProfessionalsIn this course, students will learn a foundational understanding of cybersecurity, the tools they will need to communicate with technical and security professionals in the workplace, as well as the major legislation that relates to… $95.00 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… $3,195.00 available
Digital Marketing SpecialistThis program is designed to teach learners about digital marketing in the latest technologies of online marketing. Learners will gain practical experience, real world case studies and hands-on utilization of digital marketing tools… $3,195.00 available
Diversity and Inclusion in HR ManagementOrganizations are stronger and more resilient when the have a diverse group of employees and a culture of inclusion. This program offers guidance to HR professionals on how to make this happen, whether it be how to hire and retain… $500.00 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.… $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
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
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
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 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
Lean Six Sigma Yellow BeltThis program provides information to those interested in learning the strategies, techniques, and concepts of Lean Six Sigma. The program explores the essential components of the DMAIC methodology, describing the important themes,… $499.00 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… $400.00 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
Small Business ManagementOwning a small business has both benefits and challenges. On the one hand, small business owners have the freedom to control their own schedules, focus on work that they find fulfilling, and find unique opportunities to help their… $475.00 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