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Leadership in Crises: Preparation and Performance

Program Session(s):
April 15, 2018 - April 20, 2018

Application Deadline(s):
February 15, 2018

Program Fee:$8,500

Program fee includes: tuition, housing, curricular materials, and most meals.

Click here to see this program’s Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) alignment.

This program qualifies for an Executive Certificate.

Faculty Chairs: Arnold M. Howitt, Herman "Dutch" Leonard

Program Director: Laura Simolaris

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Participants in Leadership in Crises come from national, state, and local agencies, from the private and nonprofit sectors, from international agencies, and from the US and other countries. The mix is exciting, and class discussions are challenging, stimulating, and revealing. A great learning experience for all of us -- participants and faculty alike."
-Arnold Howitt, Faculty Co-Chair

An important part of the experiential learning Leadership in Crises provides is drawing on the strength of its wide range of participants. Professionals who have years of expertise comprise the class, fostering a spirit of lively and informed conversation. Titles of previous participants include:

Deputy Assistant Director
Supervisory Special Agent
Director, Public Health Nursing
Emergency Preparedness Project Manager
Director, Emergency Communication System
International Cooperation Director
Managing Director
Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor
Assistant for Biodefense Policy
Bioterrorism Program Director
Chief of Staff
Director, Department of Homeland Security
Vice President, Human Resources and Associate Services
Senior Adviser
Fire Chief
Homeland Safety Coordinator
Reintegration Officer
Regional Assistant Chief
Vice President for Operations
Police Chief
Chief and Director, University Police
EU Observer
EMS Coordinator
Senior Program Manager - Corporate Security
Executive Secretary, State Transportation Authority
Under Secretary, Border Management Division
Deputy Commissioner
Director, Criminal Investigation Department
Director of Corporate Security
NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative
Operations Manager
Commissioner, Dept. of Public Safety
Vice President
Chief Deputy Director
Director General, Department of Forestry


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