• L to R: Leonard Marcus, Jane Cage, Leslie Luke, Richard Serino, Geoff Bartlett, Susamma Seeley, Aimee Binning, Carina Elsenboss, and Marcus Coleman at IAEM 2016.

    NPLI Rocks IAEM 2016

    The 2016 annual meeting of the International Association of Emergency Managers was held in Savannah, Georgia on October 14-19 and NPLIers were there in full force demonstrating meta-leadership as organizers, presenters, and attendees. Susamma Seely (Cohort XIV) chaired the program…

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    Leadership Challenges in Crisis Communications

    Crisis and disaster response are laden with communications challenges for leaders: within agencies, across the response enterprise, with political officials, and with the general public. Get it right and everything goes much more smoothly. Rich Serino (Cohort I and current…

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    How Do You Make Tough Decisions?

    On September 29, the NPLI partnered with Domestic Preparedness on a round table discussion on high stakes decision making held at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, MA. Participants included numerous NPLI alumni including Geoff Bartlett (Cohort XII) Tufts University;…



NPLI Executive Education Program Cohort XV

Now accepting Online Applications, please go to the application page. Deadline to apply is October 30, 2016

Opening Session: December 4-9, 2016 & Concluding Session: June 20-23, 2017.

*this is a two-part residential program, both sessions mandatory to attend.

Please click on the Executive Education link for full details on the program.

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 — federal, state, and local — as well as in private and non-profit sector organizations. The NPLI curriculum leverages the combined strengths of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership. Faculty from Harvard Business School and the Harvard Medical School also teach in the program.