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Why Earn a Certificate?

Gain Expertise in a Thriving Discipline 
Take advantage of top-notch academic research, practical content, and convenient training delivery. Choose from end-to-end certificate programs designed to build competencies at all levels of project execution.

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Earn the professional recognition you deserve. Upon completion of a certificate program, you are eligible to add your credentials to your signature.

Stand out From the Competition
Build your skills, increase your earning potential, and broaden your career opportunities by obtaining a certificate from Duke, consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in America.

Certificates programs available in the following areas:

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Certificate Details

Professional Lean and Agile Project Management Certificate

  • DCLAP (Certified Lean and Agile Project Management Professional) – DCLAP certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in Lean and Agile project management. A CLAP practitioner learns relevant knowledge and skills in Lean and Agile best practices through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Lean and Agile Project Management Certificate.

Professional Project Management Certificate 

  • DCPM (Certified Project Management Professional) – DCPM certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in project management. A DCPM practitioner learns relevant knowledge and skills in project management best practices through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Project Management Certificate.

Professional IT Project Management Certificate

  • DCIPM (Certified IT Project Management Professional) – DCIPM certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a known qualification in IT project management. A DCIPM practitioner learns pertinent core knowledge and skills in IT project management best practices through the completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional IT Project Management Certificate.

Professional Contract Management Certificate

  • DCCM (Certified Contract Management Professional) – DCCM certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in contract management. A DCCM specialist learns relevant knowledge and skills in contract management best practices through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Contract Management Certificate.

Professional Business Analysis Certificate

  • DCBA (Certified Business Analysis Professional) – DCBA certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in business analysis. A DCBA practitioner learns relevant knowledge and skills in business analysis best practices through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Business Analysis Certificate.

Professional Agile Business Analysis Certificate (New)

  • DCABA (Certified Agile Business Analysis Professional) – DCABA certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in business analysis. A DCABA practitioner learns relevant knowledge and skills in business analysis best practices in the Agile environment through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Agile Business Analysis Certificate.

Professional Program Management Certificate

  • DCPgM (Certified Program Management Professional) – DCPgM certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in program management. A DCPgM practitioner learns relevant knowledge and skills in program management best practices through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Program Management Certificate plus additional criteria that includes further training, certifications, or specific hours of experience in fields of project and/or program management.

Professional Federal Project Management Certificate

  • DCFPM (Certified Federal Project Management Professional) – DCFPM certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in federal aspects of project management. A DCFPM practitioner learns relevant knowledge, skills, and best practices in federal project management at the FAC-P/PM Level 1 through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Federal Project Management Certificate. Select courses in this certificate can be applied to the FAC-P/PM Level 1 Certification.

Advanced Professional Federal Project Management Certificate

  • DCAFP (Certified Advanced Federal Project Management Professional) – DCAFP certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in advanced federal project management. A DCAFP practitioner learns relevant knowledge, skills, and best practices in federal project management at the FAC-P/PM Level 2 through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to an Advanced Professional Federal Project Management Certificate. Select courses in this certificate can be applied to the FAC-P/PM Level 2 Certification.

Professional Certificate in Federal Program Management

  • DCFPG (Certified Federal Program Management Professional) – DCFPG certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in federal program management. A DCFPG practitioner learns relevant knowledge, skills, and best practices in federal program management—at the FAC-P/PM Level 3—through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Certificate in Federal Program Management. Several courses in this certificate can be applied to the FAC-P/PM Level 3 Certification.

Professional Certificate in Federal IT Project Management

  • DCFIP (Certified Federal IT Project Management Professional) - DCFIP certification, created by Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International, Inc.), in collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, is a recognized credential in federal IT project management. A DCFIP practitioner learns relevant knowledge, skills, and best practices in core federal IT project management through the successful completion of at least seven Strategy Execution courses that lead to a Professional Certificate in Federal IT Project Management. This also includes all the courses that can be applied to the FAC-P/PM IT Project Manager Certification.
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