Executive Education

USILD offers training programs for leaders from around the world. We bring together experienced professionals, a world-class faculty, and a dynamic curriculum in a setting where the common denominator is a shared commitment to public value. The result is a lasting transformational leadership experience. We have developed the most comprehensive range of executive education programs in public leadership available anywhere in the world.

You are invited to check bellow a listing of program offerings – please click on the program name for a more detailed overview of each program.

Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance: Identifying and Capitalizing on Irrational Investment Practices

Designed to help participants understand the common biases and irrational investment behaviors that significantly influence the behavior of financial markets and produce suboptimal outcomes for investors.

Senior Executives in National and International Security

 Provides a setting for senior executives to deepen their understanding of current security issues in an intellectually stimulating, non-attribution, academic environment.

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders, a new program that brings together leaders from around the world and renowned Harvard faculty to develop and expand the capacity of the next generation...

Public Financial Management in a Changing World

Every country around the world has embraced public financial management reforms over the last two decades, but many simply have not met expectations.

Strategic Frameworks for Nonprofit Organizations

An online program designed to help nonprofit and non-governmental organization leaders in the developing world use strategic management frameworks to improve their organizations.

Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board

 An online program designed to help executives of nonprofit and non-governmental organizations engage their boards in more consequential and meaningful work that produces greater value for their organizations.

Shaping Healthcare Delivery Policy: Understanding the Challenges, Managing the Change

American healthcare is changing. Understanding, managing, and leveraging change in the healthcare sector are at the center of this one-week program.

Leadership for the 21st Century: Chaos, Conflict and Courage

Designed to challenge fundamental assumptions about how to courageously and effectively exercise leadership and authority for the purposes you care about most.

Senior Executive Fellows

Designed to help promising senior officials prepare for promotion to Senior Executive Service. Focuses on OPM’s Executive Core Qualifications.

Leading Economic Growth

Enables participants to diagnose their current municipal, regional, or national economies and develop new investment promotion strategies for optimal growth.

Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change

An online program designed to help leaders of civic associations, advocacy groups, and social movements learn how to organize communities that can mobilize power to make change.

Driving Government Performance: Leadership Strategies that Produce Results

Provides a number of explicit strategies that public executives can use in a variety of complex circumstances to establish and implement performance improvements in their organizations and agencies.

Crisis Leadership in Higher Education

Crisis Leadership in Higher Education is designed to help college and university presidents, their senior leadership teams, and other campus administrators in key leadership roles manage, survive, and recover from unexpected events successfully.

Leadership in Crises: Preparation and Performance

 Whether it's a natural disaster, an industrial accident, or a terrorist attack, or other catastrophe, a crisis usually hits with no warning.

Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies

Designed to examine the distinctive strategic and managerial challenges that surround government agencies’ regulatory and enforcement functions.

Mastering Negotiation: Building Agreements Across Boundaries

 Addresses the challenges of negotiating across cultures, organizations, and sectors in a world of various economic, political, and social problems, where sustainable solutions require consensus among multiple stakeholders.

Senior Executive Fellows

Designed to help promising senior officials prepare for promotion to Senior Executive Service. Focuses on OPM’s Executive Core Qualifications.

Women and Power: Leadership in a New World

Women and Power is designed for senior executive women from the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. It is an intense, interactive experience designed to help women advance to top positions of influence.

Art and Practice of Leadership Development: A Master Class for Professional Trainers, Educators, and Consultants

 Designed to engage participants as learners, teachers, and as leaders. Experienced professionals analyze a variety of leadership teaching methods and techniques.

Global Change Agents: Leading with Commitment, Creativity and Courage

Designed to challenge fundamental assumptions about how we can courageously and effectively exercise leadership and authority for the purposes we care about most.

Strategic Management for Leaders of Non-Governmental Organizations

Designed for senior executives in non-governmental organizations committed to improving the performance of their organizations.

A Cutting Edge of Development Thinking

Develop the tools needed to formulate growth strategies and development policies.

Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations

Designed to help senior leaders of nonprofit organizations think about new strategies for creating and sustaining high organizational performancel.

Leaders in Development: Managing Change in a Dynamic World

Designed for senior leaders in public affairs from developing, newly industrialized, and transitional economies who face complex economic, political, and social challenges.

Senior Executives in State and Local Government

provides a balance of traditional and hands-on learning experiences to help seasoned public officials meet the changing needs of their constituents and communities.

Comparative Tax Policy and Administration

Examines the design and implementation of tax systems around the world. Provides practical tools to help formulate appropriate tax policies and tax administration.

Innovation for Economic Development (IFED)

Provides leaders with a unique opportunity to integrate science and technology into a national development policy. Focuses on meeting human needs, participating in the global economy, and making the sustainability transition.

Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance

Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance offers important new insights into leadership based on breakthrough scientific discoveries about decision making.

Using Evidence to Improve Social Program Effectiveness

Addresses the challenge that managers face in identifying useful strategies for evaluating and improving program effectiveness.

Infrastructure in a Market Economy: Public - Private Partnerships in a Changing World

Designed to help officials from public and private sectors develop public-private partnerships in infrastructure that are technically defensible, economically feasible, and politically acceptable.

Senior Executives in State and Local Government

provides a balance of traditional and hands-on learning experiences to help seasoned public officials meet the changing needs of their constituents and communities.

Senior Managers in Government

Designed for senior government officials and their counterparts in international government, the military, and the private sector. Focuses on policy development and performance management.

Senior Executives in National and International Security

Provides a setting for senior executives to deepen their understanding of current security issues in an intellectually stimulating, non-attribution, academic environment.

Mastering Trade Policy: Understanding and Acting in Today's Economy

Designed to enable trade practitioners at all levels to analyze, formulate, negotiate, and implement effective policies and practices in the field of trade.

Expanding Impact: Non-Governmental Organization Legitimacy, Advocacy and Partnerships

In a world of highly constrained resources, the ability of a nongovernmental organization (NGO) to optimize its impact on society requires both clarity of purpose and flexibility.

Nonprofit Financial Stewardship: Concepts and Techniques for Strategic Management

An online program designed to help nonprofit and non-governmental organization managers improve their financial literacy.

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