• Farah Pandith is one of several distinguished guest speakers

    Welcome Back, Cohort XI

    The NPLI is proud to welcome Cohort XI back to campus this week for their concluding session. They will be presenting group projects completed over the past six months on topics as diverse as response to active shooters, solving “wicked”…

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    Goralnick, Marcus speak at Summit on Hospital Shooters

    On April 11 Dr. Eric Goralnick, NPLI faculty member and medical director of emergency preparedness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, along with Dr. Leonard Marcus, NPLI founding co-director, led a panel discussion as part of the first national…

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    Swarm Intelligence and the Marathon Bombing Response

    The faculty of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative unveiled their preliminary findings on the leadership of the response to the Boston Marathon bombings at a special symposium on April 8, 2013. (Download a copy of the preliminary findings here: April…


April 7-8, 2014
Leadership Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings symposium (Boston, MA)

June 17-20, 2014
National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Cohort XI closing session (Cambridge, MA)


Applications for the 2014-2015 Cohort XII will be accepted early in 2014. Please contact us for custom training opportunities.

The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative executive education curriculum is designed to produce effective leadership at all levels of government. The NPLI curriculum leverages the combined strengths of the Harvard Kennedy School’s experience in leadership education and the Harvard School of Public Health’s unmatched technical expertise in the field of public health emergencies.