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Earn an Executive Certificate in Economic Development

economic development iconThe Economic Development concentration is for leaders focused on improving the economic, political, and social well-being of nations. Alumni with Executive Certificates in Economic Development include elected and unelected national leaders, policy experts, and leaders of multilateral finance institutions. Participants can expect to learn cutting-edge strategies in economic development and financial management or enhance their leadership skills to drive policy change.

To earn your Executive Certificate complete three programs from the list below within six years. Programs may be a mix of online or on-campus. You will need to apply for each program separately and complete them at your own pace within six years. You will receive a $500 discount on your final program.

Create your own learning experience:

Or complete two programs from the list above and one from this list:

Alumni from Leaders in Development may also receive an Executive Certificate by completing two additional programs in the Economic Development track within six years.

Alumni Stories

Why I Pursued an Executive Certificate in Economic Development

As head of the Internationalization Unit at the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, Isabel Tarrisse da Fontoura earned Economic Development Executive Certificate to support her effort to fight for economic development and social equality in Brazil. Read her story.