Executive Education

Which program is right for you?


Certificate in Financial Planning

Earn Your Certificate in 9 Months

The financial planning profession is experiencing tremendous growth and the CFP® mark is the best-known credential.  Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program is registered with Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards Inc. to fulfill the education requirements of the CFP® certification.  The program is designed for professionals in the financial field as well as career changers.


Professional Coaching Certification

Coaching is both an art and a science; professional coaches understand that. Moreover, they understand how to effectively communicate with clients in a ways that generate real results. An effective coach guides, inspires and empowers others, all to help them reach their potential and take them where they would like to be personally.

Continuing Coach Education

Executive and Leader Coaching

Relationship and Leader Coaching

ADAPT Career Coaching — Register for ADAPT


Emerging Women's Leadership

The Emerging Women's Leadership Program is designed for women who are identified as highly motivated and promotable, eagerly waiting for increased responsibilities, or keenly interested in the business. Most candidates should have two to seven years of professional experience. More experienced professionals who would benefit from a leadership development conference may attend. Although organizational structures vary, candidates may be individual contributors, assistant managers or front-line managers.


Women's Executive Leadership

The goal of the Women's Executive Leadership Program is to enhance the signature of women in business by offering a distinct development experience that not only improves the leadership capacity of the woman herself, but also fosters her ability to create and sustain change within her organization.


Custom Programs

In many cases, organizations require unique and focused training programs to develop their leaders. Our custom leadership development programs provide learning experiences designed to address your specific business challenges. We collaborate with you in designing a program to ensure the learning objectives and outcomes align with your organization's specific learning and business goals.


APICS Certifications

The academic partnership between the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management and the Association for Supply Chain Management offers the opportunity to attain APICS certification in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM), Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP), and Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD).