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NPLI Executive Education Program Cohort XVI

Applications for Cohort XVI will be accepted in late spring 2017.

Opening Session: December 2017 & Concluding Session: June 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.