Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education unites ideas and people.

Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education convenes thinkers and doers from around the globe who are committed to advancing the public interest. Our executive programs—most one week or less—are developed with you in mind and offer the opportunity to step outside of your day-to-day routine to focus on global issues and sustainable solutions. Reach beyond your current knowledge and skills, expand your thinking, strengthen your ability to lead and reenergize your drive to make a difference.

Explore a rich array of programs designed for individuals and teams or customized for domestic and international organizations.

Experience HKS Executive Education

Executive Education participants come from around the world.

165 countries and territories represented

Learn through rigorous engagement

Transform your skills and strengthen your knowledge in an experiential, creative learning environment that offers you the most broad range of on-campus and online executive programs in public leadership, anywhere. Lifelong learning is a proactive choice in today's fast-changing world. From crisis management to national security, public policy to economic development, these intensive, short programs keep you current in your field and connect you with world renowned Harvard faculty, leading practitioners and an international cohort of your peers.

Hear from Mark Kelly, an alumnus of Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board and the National Director of World Vision, Zambia. Kelly is currently working in Zambia using the lessons he learned at Harvard Kennedy School to improve the lives of children in the region.