Programs & Training
Leadership Education offers programs for Christian leaders, including custom training opportunities. To find a program that fits your needs, select one of the options below or contact us.
What problem is your institution facing that keeps you up at night? Developing Strategy in the Midst of Change is designed to be practical and useful. Each participant will bring a problem to work on, and together we will properly diagnose it and begin shaping a coherent, sustainable action plan. Read more »
Foundations of Christian Leadership is a learning community that aims to help leaders cultivate the kinds of practices that are essential for transformative leadership within vibrant Christian institutions and congregations. Read more »
Denominational Leadership: Serving God and the Church in an Executive Role equips denominational staff members who have previously served congregations with tools and strategies to effectively navigate the complexities and changing landscape of institutional leadership. Read more »
Study Leave for Ministry Professionals is for Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship and prayer on the Duke University campus. Read more »
Generative Solutions is a custom-designed process to help a cluster of institutions learn to define problems; mobilize key stakeholders across institutions; conduct research; think strategically; and experiment, evaluate and experiment again. The purpose will be to build the leadership capacity of the participating institutions; increase collaboration across networks; and develop a sustainable set of initiatives to address a vexing challenge. Read more »
Leadership Education at Duke Divinity works in partnership with programs on pastoral excellence, youth ministry, clergy health, rural communities and reconciliation. Read more »