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

With more than 35 open-enrollment programs led by Harvard faculty, many now offered online, Executive Education at Harvard Kennedy School is an invaluable educational opportunity for senior leaders from every sector of society who seek to optimize their effectiveness and make a difference.


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 capabilities in public leadership
Discover the broadest range and highest caliber of executive education programs in public leadership offered anywhere.

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Executive Certificates
Build on your learning by taking multiple programs within an executive certificate concentration.

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


For those looking to advance leadership excellence in the public sector


Provides leaders with a principled guide to action in public policy

Our Faculty

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Participate in excellence at a world-renowned university in programs led by Harvard Kennedy School faculty members and featuring experienced practitioners. From politics to policy, from the local to the global, our scholars and practitioners advance the public interest and generate solutions to the world’s most daunting problems.

Alumni Spotlight & Benefits

When your time at Harvard Kennedy School comes to an end, it doesn't mean your connection to the school is through. What you take away from here will resonate in every aspect of your professional life and make you a better leader. 


165 countries and territories represented

Executive Education participants come from around the world