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Make a difference in your career. Make a difference in the world.

Executive Education at Harvard Kennedy School is an invaluable opportunity for senior-level leaders from every sector to expand their skillset, optimize their effectiveness, and and accelerate their impact. Each program, whether on campus or online, will immerse you in an intense, interactive learning environment where you will gain the skills and ideas needed to address current issues in real time; engage in robust discussions led by renowned Harvard faculty; and make valuable lifelong connections with a global network of peers. 


An array of programs for senior leaders that integrate online learning into the curriculum. 


Programs focused on advancing leadership excellence in the public sector and beyond.


Tailored programs to meet your organization's training needs.


Take action with executive programs designed to improve public policy.

Expand your global network and join a vibrant community of leaders who are here to make a difference.

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For leaders focused on improving the economic, political, and social well-being of their nation


Programs focused on the special concerns of those at the helm of nonprofit organizations


Provides leaders with a principled guide to action in public policy


For those looking to advance leadership excellence in the public sector

HKS Faculty Webcast Series: Civil Liberties in the time of Economic and Health Crises

Watch the latest HKS Faculty Webcasts including Marcella Alsan, professor of public policy and recent recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, lead a discussion about the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on civil liberties, rights, and freedom.


165 countries and territories represented

Executive Education participants come from around the world

Alumni Spotlight: Economic Growth in Australia

“In my role, I need to develop projects that support the economic development of regional Australia while also introducing new skills, new capability, and technology transfer that will further integrate us into global supply chains,” says Fabio. “With these ventures, it is very important for me to be in constant training and updated on the latest trends.”

Fabio Nave, investment director of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, reflects on how he is using his Leading Economic Growth program experience.

Fabio Nave, Leading Economic Growth alumnus