Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education offers a global curriculum focused on generating powerful ideas to help people, communities, and nations solve the world’s most pressing public problems. Over 35 programs – most one week or less – address critical subjects from crisis leadership and decision making to economic development and national security.   More...

Upcoming Programs

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Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations

May 30 – June 2, 2017

Designed to help senior leaders of nonprofit organizations think about new strategies for creating and sustaining high organizational performance. Offered jointly by Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School.

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Leaders in Development: Managing Change in a Dynamic World

June 5 – 16, 2017

Designed for senior leaders in public affairs from developing, newly industrialized, and transitional economies who face complex economic, political, and social challenges.

Tools & Resources

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Executive Core Qualifications for U.S. Federal Employees
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News & Stories

NEW! Alumni Program
Return to Harvard Kennedy School this May for a new, one-day executive program exclusively for alumni. Digital Government: Technology, Policy & Public Service Innovation will be chaired by Harvard Kennedy School professor David Eaves and focus on emerging opportunities, challenges and risks created by information technology in the public sector.

2017 Program Guide
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Earn an Executive Certificate from HKS
Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education has created an Executive Certificate, offering a suite of programs in three concentration areas: Public Leadership, Economic Development, and Nonprofit Leadership. Receive your certificate by completing 3 programs within a concentration in under 6 years.



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