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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

Course Tuition Status
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
Elder Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateWith the growing population, elder law is fast becoming an important area of specialization for lawyers and paralegals. This course includes the drafting of wills, advance directives, health care, euthanasia, guardianship,... 2,395.00 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
Employment Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateThe employer-employee relationship is often the subject of conflict related to the rights of the employer and the employee. This course of study covers the establishment of the employment relationship, employee benefits,... 2,395.00 Available
Entertainment Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateIn this media-saturated society, entertainment law is a fast-growing area of legal representation. Students will study First Amendment issues, prior restraint and obscenity, freedom of the press v. free trial, defamation, libel,... 2,395.00 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
Environmental Law - Paralegal Specialist CertificateOne of the fastest growing areas of representation, environmental law is a great area of knowledge for any paralegal.This course includes study in the Legal Foundations of Environmental Law, History, Standing, Local Government... 2,395.00 Available