Michelle Bandklayder

Project Director

As a Project Director, Michelle manages the design and development of customized leadership solutions for a global portfolio of clients. Her role includes collaborating with clients, world-renowned faculty, and cross-functional client teams to design and deliver exceptional programs, as well as client relationship management, budget creation and implementation, supplier engagement, and overall project leadership.

Michelle has previously worked as a Program Manager for Duke CE, managing the logistics of global program delivery. Prior to coming to Duke CE, Michelle has worked in nonprofit management, government relations, and most recently for an EdTech Unicorn launching senior executive programs.

Michelle graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School with a BSBA in Business Administration and is an MBA candidate at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business through their Executive MBA program, class of 2023. When she’s not working, Michelle enjoys serving on the Board of Directors for a local nonprofit dog rescue and is an avid runner and triathlete.

Contact information


Duke Corporate Education
310 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701