China Public Policy Program
China Public Policy Program

The China Public Policy Program supports the training of Chinese government officials both at Harvard Kennedy School and in China through a host of pertinent programs: the China Case Program, the China Leaders in Development program, the China Crisis Management program, the New World Fellows, the Taiwan Leadership Program, and the Shanghai Executive Public Management Training program.

The Program is designed to enhance such officials' capacity to manage policy in rapidly changing domestic and international public environments, and further teaching and analysis of public administration and public policy issues in China. The Program promotes superior research and policy dialogue on current developments in China and issues central to U.S.–China relations.

China Case Program
The China Case Study Program addresses pertinent policy areas in China and Taiwan. Taught both at Harvard Kennedy School and at the Center’s partner academic institutions in China, cases are designed to educate scholars, policymakers, and the next generation of public sector leaders on best practices in emergency management, environmental regulation, health care system reform, and infrastructure development. More»

China Crisis Management
The China Crisis Management executive education program is primarily for senior Chinese officials in state, provincial, and city government who specialize in emergency management. Taught in Beijing, the program is a collaboration of HKS, the Chinese Academy of Governance, and Tsinghua University's School of Public Affairs. More»

China Leaders in Development Program
The China Leaders in Development Program is an eight-week international executive education program that prepares 50 senior local and central Chinese government officials to meet the evolving challenges of China's national reforms and governance in the 21st century. This annual program, led by Ash Center Director Anthony Saich, is a collaboration of the Ash Center, China's Development Research Center of the State Council, and the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University. More»

New World Fellows
The New World Fellows Program, established in 1998 with a generous gift from the New World Development Company, is now recognized by the Chinese government as one of the best overseas training programs for public officials. Each year, 20 outstanding Chinese government leaders come to Harvard Kennedy School to join a short-term executive education program or pursue a four-month research project. More»

Shanghai Executive Public Management Training Program
The Shanghai Program provides senior leaders in Shanghai Municipal People's Government with perspectives on strategy, leadership, management of service delivery, urban planning and development, crisis management, and social policy, from the United States and other countries. More»

Taiwan Leadership Program
The Taiwan Leadership Program offers a unique opportunity for collaboration between HKS and Taiwan’s current and emerging leaders. Taiwan Fellows—a group of top Taiwanese government officials and preeminent scholars—participate in executive education programs at HKS and conduct applied research on economic and social developments in Taiwan. More»

China Public Policy Program