Europe has always been at the center of Duke CE’s international and global client work. In the heart of a truly global and diverse city, our London office has enabled us not only to serve European clients but has also been a key part of our overall global strategy since 2003.

Our client base is diverse with strong representation from pharmaceuticals, healthcare, power generation, oil and gas, insurance, banking, finance and high tech.

In addition, our base in London enables us to greatly expand our educator network, drawing on top faculty, facilitators, practitioners, executive coaches and non-traditional educators from Europe.

For two decades, the Financial Times has consistently ranked Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) among the top global custom executive education providers. This year, Duke CE was ranked #1 worldwide.

Partnering with Duke CE

Custom Executive Education Programmes

We build solutions grounded in your business context to help address your transformational challenges. Programs can be delivered in virtual, blended and face-to-face formats and address challenges like deep skill acquisition, behavior and mindset changes, new habits and practices, strategy and culture change.

Duke CE Featured Virtual Programmes in Europe

Inspired by our purpose to make leadership the force multiplier for organizational change, in Europe we are taking leadership development to the edge.

  • We are reinventing education, working with our clients in a faster, more agile, and digital world.
  • We are experimenting and innovating to bring the very best virtual immersive experiences to you and your leaders.
  • We are working with our clients to advise on and design virtual learning architectures and co-creating learning strategies.

From Resilience to Antifragility: Perspectives from Brain Science Masterclass

Many leaders are in “survival” mode, preoccupied with defending their companies and employees from potentially disastrous financial consequences. In this new environment, how can leaders inspire their teams to succeed and thrive?

Strategy in the Digital Revolution Masterclass

Strategy needs to move at the speed of digital for an organization to survive and thrive. The firms that will be successful will adopt a new strategy playbook that adapts to ongoing complexity and speed, looking well beyond the short-term planning horizon.

PIVOT Leadership Summit

PIVOT Leading Minds Summit

To provoke thought, challenge norms and break down boundaries in order to help your leaders navigate, adapt and succeed during these turbulent times.

Inclusive Futures

#InclusiveFutures: A Roundtable Event

View our Leaders In Learning Roundtable event to hear how 2020 transformed the drive for diversity, equity and inclusion.

Living Leadership Podcast

Living Leadership Podcast from Duke-CE

As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are all facing unprecedented levels of disruption, uncertainty and volatility in our personal and professional lives. During this time, leadership is more important than ever.

In each episode, we interview thought leaders who will share their latest thinking and what they have learned from leading through crises.

Client Stories

AstraZeneca: Leading Business

Global pharmaceutical AstraZeneca and Duke CE are preparing senior leaders with the cutting-edge knowledge, skills and mindset to meet the business challenges of today while preparing for the opportunities of the future with a 12-week learning experience.

Scaling Learning in a Multinational Bank

The transformation that leadership development can deliver is more valuable now than ever, especially as every company and industry faces unprecedented change and disruption. Standard Chartered Bank, the UK-based multinational, can attest to this.

Duke CE Takes Deutsche Telekom Back to School

Deutsche Telekom, a global telecom provider based in Germany, turned to Duke Corporate Education to advance the digital skills and mindset of its managers.

Engaging Global Markets: Growing the Maritime Cluster

Leaders learn world-class practices in strategy and apply new leadership principles to enhance their company’s future and that of Norway’s maritime industry.

Novartis: Building the Female Talent Pipeline

Novartis is no stranger to achievements in corporate diversity. Novartis Pharma AG actively addresses the gap in female leadership and fostering gender diversity.

Statoil: Engaging a Team of Special Forces

Statoil, the Norwegian energy giant, invested in developing the leadership capabilities of 10 of its top leaders as part of the company’s goal to position itself as a global leader in oil and gas.


Matthew Butler-Adam

Regional Managing Director, UK & Europe


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