Professional Transformation.

Global Recognition.

Whether you're in the public, nonprofit, or corporate sector, you know that effective leadership requires a lifelong commitment to learning, building new skills, and expanding your global network of colleagues and friends.

Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education offers Executive Certificates to help you accomplish all of the above.

An Executive Certificate from Harvard Kennedy School is a standout addition to your résumé that signifies your successful completion of multiple executive programs within a particular concentration area. It is also your entrée to a vibrant global community of professionals committed to becoming more effective leaders.

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Four Areas of Concentration:

You can earn an Executive Certificate by completing three Executive Education programs in six years within one of four concentration areas:

Each concentration offers multiple program options that allow you to create a truly personalized learning experience.

You will need to apply for each program separately and will receive a $500 discount on the final program.

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