Transforming Leaders, Transforming Policy

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Executive Institute short courses are designed for hands-on learning, allowing participants to immediately put into practice what they have learned. Participants also earn CEUs (Continuing Education Units) and receive a McCourt School certificate of completion.

Current Offerings


Policy in Numbers: Quant for Non-Quants


July 11-12, 2019

October 24-25, 2019

Negotiating for Success


July 23-24, 2019

November 18-19, 2019

Introduction to Public Budgeting


August 1-2, 2019  

November 7-8, 2019


Leaders and the power of their questions


September 5-6, 2019


Analyzing Unstructured Data WITH Python

September 26-27, 2019

Data Reasoning in a Disinformation World



September 26-27, 2019

The Smartest City: How Design Thinking and Collaborative Governance Can Reshape Our Cities


November 18-19, 2019

February 20-21, 2020

July 16-17, 2020

Public-Private Partnerships 


October 3-4, 2019


Why Take A Short Course?


small groups, meaningful interactions

Short-courses are open to public and last between one and five days. They are typically taught in small groups to create learning experiences that maximize meaningful interactions and an exchange of ideas.

The McCourt Difference

Courses are taught by full-time faculty from across our nationally ranked degree programs or by expert practitioners within their respective fields.

Faculty Expertise

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Participants are responsible for reading and adhering to our McCourt policies before and during our Executive Institute short courses.

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