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Upcoming Sessions

Session Title
Senior Managers in Government

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Faculty Chair

Program Director: Daniel Abar
Session Description

Executive Certificate: This program is part of the Public Leadership Executive Certificate series.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs): This program aligns with one or more Executive Core Qualifications.

Tackling today’s most complex challenges requires flexible and skillful leaders capable of developing innovative solutions and enduring partnerships. Successful performance in this dynamic context demands skill, insight, and an ever-expanding range of talents and tools.

An Opportunity for Professional Development - Online

Senior Managers in Government (Online) is a premier curriculum designed for elected, appointed and senior career officials in the U.S. federal government and their military, corporate sector, and international counterparts.

In the upcoming online session, you will join renowned Harvard faculty and expert practitioners in government, law, education, and business for a robust three-week program to build the core executive leadership skills you need to address the challenges of a large organization. You'll deepen your ability to think broadly, sharpen critical skill sets, and gain the tools necessary to address a range of complex global challenges.

Understanding the 2016 Election

Professor Roger Porter, Faculty Chair of Senior Managers in Government, draws on his extensive experience as both a member of three presidential administrations and a distinguished political scholar to provide insight to the uniqueness of the past U.S. election and its potential outcomes.

The Senior Managers in Government (Online) program will enable you to enhance your skills in:

  • Political management
  • Building organizational capacity
  • Policy development
  • Organizational performance
  • Negotiation