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QUEST: Preparing leaders for an uncharted world

Context matters more to leadership today. Leaders needs to rewire their thinking to perceive and make sense of any context they face. Duke CE's newest offering, QUEST, brings together an exciting array of highly immersive experiences, real time coaching, and expertise in a global context to increase a leader's ability to make sense of unfamiliar contexts and apply what they learn to achieve desired business outcomes.

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The latest thinking from Dialogue

The latest issue of Dialogue, delivered through the Duke CE and LID publishing partnership, explores how the risk pendulum and how we think about risk is shifting. Experts share points of view across industies discussing how you can transform your outlook on risk from threat to strategic advantage.

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Women take the lead in the UAE

Passionately driving change in business, government, and society, women leaders are playing a significant role in shaping Dubai's future. A look at how a Duke CE program gave women in the UAE confidence, skills, and focus to make a positive difference. Where are they now?

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Harley Davidson on the road to success

Harley-Davidson's India Managing Director, Anoop Prakash, describes the company's journey into the unknown as they embarked on the Indian sub-continent where the classical concept of the open road was challenged and perceptions had to be changed by actively demonstrating the relevance of the Harley-Davidson lifestyle.

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Dialogue: Is the risk pendulum swinging back?

Business leaders from various sectors express their views on taking risks and how to manage them successfully in the latest issue of Dialogue.

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Duke CE #1 for 12th year, Financial Times

Duke Corporate Education has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 12 May edition of the Financial Times. This is the twelfth consecutive year that Duke CE has taken top honors.

Duke CE has also been named the top provider of custom executive education programs in BusinessWeek’s biennial survey six consecutive times (2003-2013).

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Women Leading Africa

Gender equality in leadership is a topic of interest worldwide. Around the world women are vastly underrepresented at the board level of organizations. In Africa, between 3-4 percent of all directors and board members are women. In an effort to enhance women’s presence in board representation in Africa, Duke Corporate Education Africa has developed the Women Leading Africa “Board Leadership–Voices of the Future” initiative. 

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Opinion: Optimists wanted

CEO Mike Canning calls for optimistic leaders who can see opportunities, where others only see uncertainty and despair.

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TEDxEncinitas: From analytics to awareness

Duke CE CEO, Mike Canning, spoke at TEDxEncinitas on what's needed for leaders to adopt a new paradigm and get rewired for a world of constant disequilibrium.

He explains in this "rapids" like environment where we regularly face the unfamiliar, the source advantage shifts from analytics to awareness. We need to move from an old world of accumulating, analyzing, and planning, to a new world where being in the flow—actively engaging and experimenting and creating new knowledge in real time—is what's needed.

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Leading in Context

When Duke CE interviewed almost 40 CEOs from around the world for its 2013 CEO Study, the themes that emerged highlighted the changing nature of assumptions about the world, the marketplace and leadership authority.

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Watch a detailed introduction of the Seven Sense-Abilities.