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Upcoming Sessions

Session Title
Art and Practice of Leadership Development: A Master Class for Professional Trainers, Educators, and Consultants

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Program Director: Pia Agliati
Session Description

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and campus closure, the next session of this program has been cancelled. Please complete this form to receive information when the next session is announced.

Program Fee: The program fee includes tuition, housing, curricular materials and most meals.
Executive Certificate: This program is part of the Public Leadership and Public Policy Executive Certificate series.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs): This program aligns with one or more Executive Core Qualifications.

Leading effectively in today's complex and interrelated world is more challenging than ever. That's why successful organizations must fortify their people to lead in complex environments with extraordinary thought, heart and skill.

At the center of this effort are executive leadership development practitioners like you, engaged by companies, governments, nonprofits and academia to train, coach and mentor their leaders. Your job is to ensure they possess the right competencies and skills to successfully adapt to new and unforeseen realities.

Essential Leadership and Training Skills

The Art and Practice of Leadership Development is a highly interactive and experiential executive program. Led by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Ron Heifetz, King Hussein Bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership, the program is designed to train executive leadership development professionals from around the world, including consultants, teachers and trainers. During the program, you'll work closely with experienced colleagues and a faculty of distinguished leadership educators to examine a range of concepts and teaching methods.

Faculty Chair Ronald Heifetz: Can Leadership Be Taught?

Professor Ronald Heifetz, the King Hussein bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, explores the question, can leadership be taught?

The Art and Practice of Leadership Development will provide you with:

  • A set of innovative leadership frameworks and teaching methods
  • A strategy for implementing these new practices
  • The opportunity to work closely with Harvard faculty and distinguished leadership educators
  • A lasting network of other leadership development professionals on whom you can call for support