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

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.

Alumni in the Field

Hear from Richard Munang (PhD), an alumnus of the Climate Change & Energy executive program. As Africa’s Regional Climate Change Coordinator for the U.N., Dr. Munang supports the U.N.’s environmental mission of incentivizing member states to transition to low emissions economies.


Executive Education participants come from around the world.

165 countries and territories represented
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Learn through rigorous engagement

Transform your skills and strengthen your knowledge in an experiential, creative learning environment that offers you the broadest 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.