Leadership, Communication,
and Transformation

What kind of leader will you be?

About this Series

Are you ready to navigate your team through rapid change? How can your global team achieve goals remotely? What are your strategies for reaching audiences and launching your business? 

Leadership, Communication, and Transformation courses are crafted by experts in the field and cover a range of subjects to grow your skills. Whether you are looking to advance your team, launch a new business, change your career, or help your local community, these leadership and communication courses will help guide your journey.

Who Will Benefit

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Managers - Executives - Supervisors - Community Leaders



Entrepreneurs - Small Business Owners - Non-Profit Organizers

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Change Makers

Aspiring Managers - Community Advocates - Recent Graduates

About the Faculty

Taught by award-winning faculty from across the University, these courses are led by professors from Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, as well as the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. From these courses, learners will gain unique business perspectives that combine digital strategies, ethics, history, and public policy.


Courses in this Series

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Strategy Execution for Public Leadership

Implement a public leadership approach for long-term success.

Join Harvard Kennedy School faculty and former Pentagon Chief of Staff Eric Rosenbach to learn how to develop strategies for public leadership success.

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Open Innovation

Solve your organization’s problems by looking outside your organization

Open innovation is a strategy that suggests the best ideas, solutions, and people necessary to solve your organization’s difficult problems may come from outside your company entirely.

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Outsmarting Implicit Bias

How well do we know our own minds?

Designed for individuals and teams, this Harvard Online course taught by preeminent Harvard Professor Mahzarin Banaji teaches the science of implicit bias and strategies to counter the impact of bias in the workplace.

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Managing Happiness

Happiness is within your control. Write your own ending.

Through cutting-edge survey tools, the best research, and trends in social science, positive psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, Managing Happiness encourages you to explore the science of happiness, allowing you to find your truest self.

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Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking

Gain critical communication skills

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of rhetoric, the art of persuasive writing and speech. In it, learners will learn to construct and defend compelling arguments, an essential skill in many settings.

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Exercising Leadership: Foundational Principles

Tackle tough problems and thrive through the dangers of change

The crises of our time generate enormous adaptive challenges for our families, organizations, communities, and societies. The need for leadership that can mobilize people to meet these challenges and improve life is critical.

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Remote Work Revolution for Everyone

Learn to excel in the virtual-work landscape

In Remote Work Revolution for Everyone, you will learn how to build trust, increase productivity, use digital tools intelligently, and remain fully aligned with your remote team.

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Technology Entrepreneurship: Lab to Market

Explore how entrepreneurs move technology from lab to market.

Join us to learn a systematic process for technology commercialization to bring cutting-edge innovations out of the lab and into the world.

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Leadership: Creating Public Value

Rise to the challenge of public leadership

Learn how to face and meet today’s challenges and design a public value proposition that is both actionable and value creating.

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Justice Today: Money, Markets, and Morals

Explore the ethical controversies of financial markets

Led by award-winning Harvard Professor Michael J. Sandel, professor of the popular HarvardX course Justice, this course will take a deep dive into various “needs” and whether they abuse market mechanisms.

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Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Tackle complex social problems in emerging economies

Learn about prior attempts to address social problems, identify points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts, and propose and develop your own creative solutions.

Additional Courses from Harvard Kennedy School

Executive Education

Public Leadership Credential