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Opinion: Africans should rise to the new industrial revolution

Sharmla Chetty, Duke CE’s president for Africa, writes about what the Fourth Industrial Revolution means for South Africa in an opinion piece for The Independent Online.

Podcast: Traditional Leadership Tools are Dead Along with Hierarchy

Duke CE Chief Executive Michael Chavez discusses the new shape of the 21st Century workplace describing new approaches that will catapult you and your organization with Future-proof Workplace radio show hosts Linda Sharkey and Morag Barrett.

Opinion Piece: It Pays to Realise Your Full brand Potential

Duke CE Regional Managing Director for Asia John Davis highlights how organizations can realize their potential across four brand value dimensions in an Op Ed for the Singapore Business Times.

Duke CE Regional Managing Director John Davis’ Interview Once Again on Channel News Asia

John Davis discusses various marketing, public relations and international relations aspects related to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games (begins at 25:54).

Imagination, Technology and Learning

Duke CE’s Steve Mahaley writes about how to deploy new technology in learning in an article for Training Industry.

A Blueprint for Balance: Time to Fix the Broken Windows

Duke CE’s Maureen Vontz led a research project with the Chartered Management Institute on achieving gender balance in the workplace.

Duke CE Regional Managing Director John Davis’ Interview on Channel News Asia

John Davis comments on Singapore Airlines’ brand strategy (see 16:10 mark).


Tim Cook’s Guru Bill Boulding: It’s All About Values and Decency

Bill Boulding, Dean at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Chairman of Duke CE,  says the age of rapid change has made responsibilities of leadership much more complicated in an interview in The Straits Times.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Automation, Artificial Intelligence – Jobs

Glen Gilmore, a Forbes top 20 social media influencer, recaps the 21 Jobs of the Future event organized by Duke CE and Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work.

Tapping into the Wisdom of the IIT Crowd

Duke CE’s Tony O’Driscoll summarizes the collective wisdom of training pioneers in a column for Training Magazine.

Research: How the Best School Leaders Create Enduring Change

Liz Mellon, Founder and Chair of the Editorial Board for the Duke Corporate Education journal, and her colleagues write about their thought leadership for Harvard Business Review.

4 Signs That Your Focus Is Holding You Back at Work

Duke CE Educator Srini Pillay explains why too much focus can actually be a problem.

CNBC Video Features Bankseta and Duke CE Collaboration

BANKSETA partners with Duke Corporate Education to transfer skills across Africa.

Leading from the Center

Dr. Tony O’Driscoll discusses the changing model of leadership in “Leading from the Center” on Future-Proof Workplace Radio.

Jobs of the Future

Listen in as Michael Chavez joins Kieno Kammies, of the CapeTalk weekday Breakfast Show in South Africa, to talk about the jobs of the future.

Financial Times Rankings: Duke CE in top 3 and #1 in North America

In 2017, Duke CE ranks in the top three custom executive education providers globally, and #1 in North America. This is the 17th consecutive year that Duke CE has received top honors, building on our record of consistent excellence.

Sharmla Chetty on Disrupt with Mpumi Nhlapo

Sharmla Chetty, global head of Europe and Africa,  discusses the impact of immersive, experiential corporate education.

Quit Hating on United Airlines

Professor Joe Perfetti explains how United Airlines fares in the Duke CE Global Productivity Ranking, describing his novel measure for financial cycle time in this article with Kathy Pearson.

Five Foundational Elements of Followership

Without followership, there is no leadership.  Tony O’Driscoll discuses five elements to help leaders cultivate followership.

Start with Why

Tony O’Driscoll  describes why the key to developing engaging education lies in first establishing the motivation to learn.

The Leadership Development 2.0 Challenge in Asia

Designing a new leadership system for today’s increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. Duke CE’s global head of Duke CE Labs  shares why agility is key in leadership development.

How Learning Leaders Win Friends and Influence People

CEO Michael Chavez featured in CLO Magazine discussing how learning leaders can make an impact by being curious, connecting and being deliberate in how they add value to the business.

How Executive Education is Embracing Diversity

To help organizations thrive in today’s business landscape, executive education programs evaluate and offer leadership development solutions that strengthen the meaning of corporate diversity and inclusion on multiple fronts.

Winning in an Unpredictable World: CEO Michael Chavez in Wall Street Journal Business Debate Video
Duke CE CEO Michael Chavez and educator Sudhanshu Palsule discuss how we can prepare leaders for a world that is unpredictable in this debate with the Wall Street Journal.