Upcoming Events

Reimagining the World Together: A series of keynote conversations about life in and after a time of crisis

Sign up to join these virtual conversations on “Reimagining the World Together: Why Friendship Matters for Our Future”. This fall series (September through November 2020) will examine the problems of the present and the possibilities for the future through moderated conversations between pairs of friends. Learn more about the series, speakers and register: https://kenan.ethics.duke.edu/friendship/. The series, which is being co-sponsored by the Fuqua/Coach Center on Leadership and Ethics (COLE), is part of The Purpose Project at Duke, a new initiative funded by The Duke Endowment and hosted by the Kenan Institute for Ethics in collaboration with Duke Divinity School and the Office of Undergraduate Education.

COLE Speaker Series

  • March 21, 2018 – LTG Austin Scott Miller, Commander, Joint Special Operations Command
  • February 21, 2018 – Patrick Hunt, Chairman, FIBA Technical Commission; President, World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) [Topic: Leadership and Culture Building]
  • January 26, 2018 – Bradley Katsuyama, CEO, IEX and Tarang Amin, CEO, e.l.f. Beauty [Topic: Building Successful Companies: Why Does Culture Matter?]

2017-2018 Weekend Executive MBA – COLE Leadership Speaker Series

  • February 16, 2018 – Shep Moyle, Owner and Chairman, Shindigz
  • November 17, 2017 – Deborah Borg, Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Bunge

2016-2017 Weekend Executive MBA – COLE Leadership Speaker Series

  • June 24, 2016 – Rodney Evans, former Chief Innovation Officer, McChrystal Group

2015-2016 Weekend Executive MBA – COLE Leadership Speaker Series

  • July 17, 2015 – Rodney Evans, Chief Innovation Officer, McChrystal Group
  • October 9, 2015 – Patrick Jordan, Chief Administration Officer, Encore, A Quintiles Company

Fireside Chat with Wendy Selig-Prieb, President, Worth New York

April 6, 2016; Event hosted by The Media, Entertainment and Sports Club and COLE, in partnership with Duke Association for Business Oriented Women and Duke’s MBA Association of Women in Business.

Discover Your True North – A Leadership Conversation with Bill George (facilitated by Prof. Sim Sitkin); October 14, 2015