Karen Royal

Director, Program ManagementRoyal_Karen_resized

As a member of the program delivery team, Karen works closely with Project Directors, Managing Directors, Executive Directors and Faculty to design and deliver innovative educational experiences and programs for clients and participants.  Her primary responsibilities include sourcing, planning, coordination, material development, communications, and on-site implementation of programs, bringing unique insights & creativity to the delivery of innovative designs.  Karen acts as a liaison between clients, faculty, staff, and suppliers, ensuring seamless program deliveries.  Karen also has extensive experience creating and implementing budgets, and client relationship management.

Karen has delivered programs in numerous parts of the world including North America, Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Hong Kong.  She has worked with a diverse range of industries such as financial services, telecommunications, government, mining/exploration, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical.

Karen joined Duke CE in September 2004.  Prior to joining Duke CE, Karen was a Project Manager with an event management company, organizing events for corporate clients to include educational, sales, senior leaders, and incentive programs.

Karen graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College earning a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Psychology.

Contact Information

+1 919 680 5659

Duke Corporate Education
310 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701