Topic-Focused Programs Governance
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With corporations under increased scrutiny, the board’s governance responsibilities are becoming more complex. Find new ways to enhance your individual contribution and promote more effective boards and committees. You’ll return ready to ensure compliance, strengthen relationships with company management, and drive business success.
Audit Committees in a New Era of Governance
Making Corporate Boards More Effective
Women on Boards: Succeeding as a Corporate Director
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Testimonials Your program. Your peers.
“These programs reinforced the idea that a diverse board is a strong board.”
Atul Bhatnagar, President and CEO, Cambium Networks, U.S.
Attended Making Corporate Boards More Effective
“The program provides a solid understanding of an audit committee’s role, responsibilities, and risks.”
Andrea Gisle Joosen, Non-Executive Director, James Hardie Industries plc, Ireland
Attended Audit Committees in a New Era of Governance
“Anybody would benefit from this program simply because the cases reflect situations we all deal with.”
Douglas Johnson, Board Director, AFLAC Incorporated, U.S.
Attended Compensation Committees: New Challenges, New Solutions
HBS Executive Education The Skills You Need When You Need Them Most.
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HBS Executive Education programs are designed specifically for executives at critical transition points in their careers.
Our global curriculum is designed to give executives the knowledge and skills they need to overcome real-world business challenges and lead with greater purpose by questioning assumptions, disrupting their usual ways of doing business, and introducing unexpected ways of thinking.
Participants return to their companies with the skills, mindset, and confidence they need to immediately impact short and long-term performance.
Succeed In a New Role
Prepare for the next step by developing the hard and soft skills necessary to transition to your next role.
Gain New Perspective
Step back from daily responsibilities, re-evaluate your goals and develop personally and professionally.
Manage Dynamic Change
Build the self-confidence and decision making skills necessary to thrive in fast-changing industries.
Re-think and Innovate
Learn to think differently in order to constantly reinvent and change the game in your industry.
Innovative and Immersive A Learning Experience Unlike Any Other.
You won’t be different.
You will be changed.
World-Class Professional and Personal Development
Beyond the daily interactions with professors and peers, a critical part of the HBS experience is the ability to step back from your day-to-day routine and reflect on where you’ve been and where you want to take your career. This introspection is an important part of the growth process and one of the reasons HBS Executive Education has been called a life-changing experience.
Global Approach to Business Management
Our programs provide insights into global business practices gained from our research centers around the world where the top minds in business, government, and higher education collaborate on groundbreaking research.
Every program is led by full-time HBS faculty who are engaged with companies across the globe and draw on real-world experience, extensive research, and proven frameworks to disrupt your way of thinking.
Collaborative Living Groups
At HBS, you will be placed with a carefully selected living group of peers whose members span industries, countries, and functions. This diversity of perspectives enriches your learning experience and expands your global network.
Exceptional Group of Global Peers
Nowhere else can you collaborate with such a diverse and accomplished group of global executives. Over the course of each program, you will develop personal and professional bonds that often last a lifetime.
Premium Accommodations and Amenities
Modern, well-appointed living arrangements feature private bedrooms and bathrooms, spacious common areas, state-of-the-art technology, dining facilities, and a range of hotel-style amenities including housekeeping and dry cleaning.
Private Fitness and Wellness Offerings
Our state-of-the-art fitness center features extensive fitness equipment; a walking / jogging track; basketball / racquetball / squash / tennis courts; swimming pool; locker rooms with whirlpool / steam / sauna; fitness classes; personal trainers; nutritionists and more.
Distinctive Teaching Methodologies
Our programs ensure that you’re a leader—not an observer. Through case studies, lectures, business simulations, and small group discussions, you’ll gain the strategies, tools, and insights to solve your most challenging problems.
Our global curriculum is designed to address real-world challenges. Participants return to their companies with the skills, mindset and confidence they need to immediately apply what they’ve learned and deliver impact to the business.
Historic and Cultural Hub
HBS is located in the historic Boston-Cambridge area. Harvard Square is within walking distance, and you’ll find a rich array of arts, music, sports, dining, shopping, and other recreational activities easily accessible from campus.