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Virtual Duke Management Program

Quick Look

Course Format:

N/A

Start Date:

June
14,
2021

Course Length:

Less than 1 Week

Application Deadline:

No Deadline

Enrollment Fee:

2700 USD

Location:

Online

Quick Look

Course Format:

N/A

Start Date:

June
14,
2021

Application Deadline:

Asynchronous

Enrollment Fee:

2700 USD

Location:

Online

Course Description

Any business’s knowledge is divided across people – IT, finance, marketing, operations. These diverse perspectives are what allow a company to achieve much more than any one individual. The focus of the Virtual Duke Management Program is to help you put the diverse expertise of others into action—to motivate and coordinate it. The goal of this program is to give you core insights about how best to organize people.

Program Benefits

Identify weak links in a system that tries to use pay-for-performance, Understand the nature of decision biases and tools to make better individual and team decisions, Add new tools for building cohesion in a team to you skills toolbox, Know the basic tradeoffs that underlie organizational design decisions, Decide when and where to “empower” people to make their own decisions and Draw on culture as a systematic part of organizational success (instead of a source of cynicism)

Program Inclusion

Classes will be held using Zoom video-conferencing, which creates a virtual classroom where you can see the professor and presentation screen, as well as seeing the other participants. Similarly, the professor can see all of the students who engage online during the group session. You’ll be able to communicate with both the professor and your peers through this platform.

Who Should Attend

Professionals of any level whose work is accomplished by guiding and supporting teams and departments in managing projects, processes or cross-functional initiatives.

Application Requirements

1623628800

Instructor:

Rick Larrick

Contact Person:

Duke Executive Education team

Faculty Director:

Jack Soll

University:

Duke University

Course Description

Any business’s knowledge is divided across people – IT, finance, marketing, operations. These diverse perspectives are what allow a company to achieve much more than any one individual. The focus of the Virtual Duke Management Program is to help you put the diverse expertise of others into action—to motivate and coordinate it. The goal of this program is to give you core insights about how best to organize people.

Program Benefits

Identify weak links in a system that tries to use pay-for-performance, Understand the nature of decision biases and tools to make better individual and team decisions, Add new tools for building cohesion in a team to you skills toolbox, Know the basic tradeoffs that underlie organizational design decisions, Decide when and where to “empower” people to make their own decisions and Draw on culture as a systematic part of organizational success (instead of a source of cynicism)

Program Inclusion

Classes will be held using Zoom video-conferencing, which creates a virtual classroom where you can see the professor and presentation screen, as well as seeing the other participants. Similarly, the professor can see all of the students who engage online during the group session. You’ll be able to communicate with both the professor and your peers through this platform.

Who Should Attend

Professionals of any level whose work is accomplished by guiding and supporting teams and departments in managing projects, processes or cross-functional initiatives.

Application Requirements

To participate in this course you must have a working webcam and microphone, and have downloaded the Zoom Cloud Meeting app onto your laptop. Before each class session, you will need to do the following: View the videos, Read the case, These pre-class activities take about 2 to 3 hours per session. We ask that these be done before the class session in order to facilitate a richer discussion. We’ll send you an access link to the Canvas learning platform before the orientation session. You’ll create a OneLink account, after which you’ll link to Fuqua. You’ll then have access to the Canvas learning platform. The learning platform supports Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox, but not Internet Explorer.

Instructor:

Rick Larrick

Contact Person:

Duke Executive Education team

Faculty Director:

Jack Soll

University:

Duke University