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Executive Education Program

The Institute offers specifically tailored executive education programs. Participants can choose the length and scope of the program as well as academic content. In addition to lectures by University of Kentucky faculty and professionals, executives will experience local and regional attractions within the United States.    

Below are past short-term itineraries to provide a sense of what these trips can offer.

Executive Program: December 2016
  • Session 1: Science and Technology Development for Kentucky’s Future
  • Session 2: E-Government in KY State Government
  • Session 3: E-Government in GSA (General Service Administration) 
  • Session 4: E-Government in NIST (National Institute of Standard and Technology)        
  • Session 5: IBM Center for the Business of Government        
  • Session 6: E-Government and U.S. Department of Commerce 
  • Session 7: E-Government and World Bank 
Executive Program: November 2014
  • Session 1: Governance Trends in the U.S
  • Session 2: Emergency Managment
  • Session 3: Environmental Response Management and Public Safety
  • Session 4: Disaster & Emergency Management in the U.S. and Federal/State/Local Partnerships
  • Field Visit 1: KYEM (Kentucky Division of Emergency Management)
  • Field Visit 2:  Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments    
  • Field Visit 3: National Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster
  • Field Visit 4:  Virginia Task Force 1  
  • Field Visit 5:  Homeland Security & Public Safety 
  • Field Visit 6: EMI (Emergency Management Institute) and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
​Executive Program: October 2013
  • Session 1: Governance Trends in the U.S.
  • Session 2: Food Safety
  • Session 3: Sexual Assault and Violence Against Women
  • Session 4: Strategies For Safer Schools
  • Session 5: Violence Against Children
  • Session 6: Disaster & Emergency Management in the U.S. and Federal/State/Local Partnerships 
  • Field Visit 1: KYEM (Kentucky Division of  Emergency Management) 
  • Field Visit 2: Government of the District of Columbia
  • Field Visit 3: American Red Cross
  • Field Visit 4: Meridian Institute 
  • Field Visit 5:  NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster)
  • Field Visit 6: FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
MOPAS Executive Program: October 2012
  • Academic Session 1: Public Finance and Budget Issues in US & Europe
  • Academic Session 2: The Economic and Financial Policy for Small and Medium Business
  • Academic Session 3: Financial Crisis and Economic Development
  • Academic Session 4: Public Budget Policy for Economic Development in Kentucky State and Federal Government
  • Official Field Visit 1: Field visit to the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Official Field Visit 2: US Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
  • Official Field Visit 3: Congressional Budget Office, Washington, D.C.
  • Official Field Visit 4: Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
  • Official Field Visit 5: Office of Protocol and International Affairs
  • Official Field Visit 6: Federal Reserve Board

Program For Seoul Metropolitan Government Officials: May 2012

  • Professional Session 1: The Ecological Management of the Urban Recreation Park in USA 
  • Professional Session 2: Environmental Approach to develop the Urban Transportation System in USA
  • Professional Field Visit: The City of Portland, Oregon
    • Overview of the City of Portland
    • Current Environmental and Transportation Issues in Portland
    • Portland Transportation and Ecological Recovery Reform
    • Transportation System Plan
    • Bike Plan 2030
    • Sustainable City Government Partnership
  • Professional Field Visit: The City of Seattle, Washington
    • Overview of the City of Seattle
    • Current Environmental and Transportation Issues in the City of Seattle
    • Transportation and Ecological Recovery Reform
    • Transit Master Plan / Bicycle Master Plan / Pedestrian Master Plan
    • Strategic Transportation Plan / Neighborhood Street Fung Project
  • Professional Field Visit: Vancouver, Canada
    • Greenest City Plan Area  
    • Neighborhood Greenway Area
    • Downtown Street Car
    • Downtown Separated Bike Lanes