Duke Corporate Education

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Duke Corporate Education
Not for Profit
Industry Corporate Education
Founded Durham, North Carolina, United States (2000 (2000))
Headquarters Durham, North Carolina, United States
Number of locations
Area served
Key people
Michael Canning, CEO
Owner Duke University
Number of employees
115 (2014)
Website www.dukece.com

Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) is a global provider of non-degree custom executive education and other learning and development services. They are a not-for-profit support corporation to Duke University, having been created in July 2000 as a carve-out from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

Duke CE is staffed by 115 business practitioners and academics. Additionally it employs the services of significant numbers of educators made up of academics, consultants, coaches, facilitators, actors, industry experts, retired executives and others.


Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) was established in July 2000 as a carve-out of the custom executive education practice of the Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

Encouraged to employ a radically new business model integrating academic and corporate philosophies, Duke CE grew rapidly. Many clients being headquartered in Europe, the need for a greater presence there soon became clear. Thus in June 2003 a joint venture with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Enterprise was established.

Partner Schools[edit]

In addition to Duke University, Duke CE has a formal collaborative arrangement with the London School of Economics Enterprise.


In 2014 Duke CE was ranked #1 in custom executive education by the Financial Times for the twlefth year in a row, and by BusinessWeek in 2013 in its biennial survey for the sixth time in a row.[1]


Duke CE’s headquarters are in Durham, NC, USA. Other offices are in London, UK; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; Ahmedabad, India; as well as Carlsbad, CA, USA.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Financial Times 19 May 2003, 17 May 2004, 16 May 2005, 15 May 2006, 14 May 2007, 12 May 2008, 11 May 2009, 10 May 2010, 9 May 2011, 14 May 2012, 13 May 2013, 21 May 2014; BusinessWeek 20 October 2003, 24 October 2005, 12 November 2007, 16 November 2009, 14 November 2011, 7 November 2013

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