Given the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship within organizations, our programs are designed to help seasoned executives transform their thinking and vision in a dynamic global environment. Using the vaunted HBS case study method, our participants spend meaningful time with HBS faculty and peers from around the world in programs that encourage and support entrepreneurial leadership.

Families in Business

15–20 Oct 2017
Location HBS Campus
Cost $45,000 for teams up to 4 and $11,000 each additional person
Language English
Summary Learn how to leverage the strengths of family business management to drive long-term success—and healthy family relationships.
Take Away/Benefits Strengthen your family business by developing strategies for critical issues like succession, ownership control, and shareholder relationships.
Participants Designed for groups of 4 or more family members representing both genders and multiple generations.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Partnerships & Alliances, Management, Management Succession, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Mergers and Acquisitions

14–19 Jan 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $15,500
Language English
Summary Focused on creating value and driving growth, this program takes you inside the M&A process—from strategy and valuation to execution and post-merger management.
Take Away/Benefits Whether your company is private or public or looking to buy or sell, this program will equip you with the negotiation skills and strategic tools to broker powerful deals, create shareholder value, and drive long-term growth.
Participants This program is ideal for C-Suite executives, company directors, board directors and leaders, strategy and corporate development heads, investment bankers, transactional lawyers, and private equity investors.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Negotiation, Growth & Development Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Organizations, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Launching New Ventures

11–17 Mar 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $18,000
Language English
Summary Build a successful business by turning disruptive innovation into a competitive advantage.
Take Away/Benefits Develop the essential leadership capabilities for managing rapid growth and radical change, assess the risks of launching a startup, and make sound investment decisions.
Participants Entrepreneurs and business owners of small-to-midsize companies who are building a new venture.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Launching New Businesses, Disruptive Innovation, Small Business, Startups, Business Ventures, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Leading Growing Ventures

14–17 Mar 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $10,000
Language English
Summary Build the organizational structure and capabilities to grow, scale, manage, and lead a new venture at every stage of the business lifecycle.
Take Away/Benefits Develop the analytical skills to evaluate and exploit growth opportunities that create long-term value for your growing enterprise.
Participants Past participants of Launching New Ventures who are focused on building and leading a new venture or driving innovation within an existing business.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Launching New Businesses, Small Business, Startups, Growth & Development Strategy, HBS Campus, Executive Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Leading and Transforming Family Businesses—China

16 Mar–13 Jul 2018
Location China
Cost $47,500 USD (RMB 328,000)
Language English
Summary Strengthen your Chinese family business to sustain growth and long-term success in a changing global economy.
Take Away/Benefits Prepare your Chinese family business for generations of success in a changing global economy. Design an effective growth strategy and a more innovative, sustainable organization.
Participants Individual senior executives or leadership teams from Chinese family businesses operating in Mainland China, Greater China, or overseas.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Leadership, Leadership Style, Leading Change, Leading Innovation, China, England, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Mid-Level Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Ms. Veronica Ji
Senior Manager, Program Advisory and Delivery
Harvard Center Shanghai
Email: harvardchina@hbs.edu
Telephone: +86-21-3852 3888
Fax: +86-21-3852 3820

Owner/President Management

13–31 May 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $42,500 (Unit I only)
Language English
Summary Prepare to take your company to the next level by mastering a range of critical skills necessary to realize your potential through this owner management program.
Take Away/Benefits Position your company for future success by honing your long-term strategy, gaining a global perspective, and assessing your competition.
Participants CEOs, COOs, presidents, and managing directors of companies with annual sales in excess of $10 million. Participants must hold a significant equity stake in their firms.
Upon Completion Upon completion, participants will become alumni of Harvard Business School.
Keywords Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Personal Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Entrepreneurship, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Alumni Status
Contact Mr. Dobbin Bookman
Portfolio Director
Email: dbookman@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Owner/President Management

09–27 Sep 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $42,500 (Unit I only)
Language English
Summary Prepare to take your company to the next level by mastering a range of critical skills necessary to realize your potential through this owner management program.
Take Away/Benefits Position your company for future success by honing your long-term strategy, gaining a global perspective, and assessing your competition.
Participants CEOs, COOs, presidents, and managing directors of companies with annual sales in excess of $10 million. Participants must hold a significant equity stake in their firms.
Upon Completion Upon completion, participants will become alumni of Harvard Business School.
Keywords Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Personal Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Entrepreneurship, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Alumni Status
Contact Mr. Dobbin Bookman
Portfolio Director
Email: dbookman@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Families in Business

14–19 Oct 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost TBD
Language English
Summary Learn how to leverage the strengths of family business management to drive long-term success—and healthy family relationships.
Take Away/Benefits Strengthen your family business by developing strategies for critical issues like succession, ownership control, and shareholder relationships.
Participants Designed for groups of 4 or more family members representing both genders and multiple generations.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Partnerships & Alliances, Management, Management Succession, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Families in Business

15–20 Oct 2017
Location HBS Campus
Cost $45,000 for teams up to 4 and $11,000 each additional person
Language English
Summary Learn how to leverage the strengths of family business management to drive long-term success—and healthy family relationships.
Take Away/Benefits Strengthen your family business by developing strategies for critical issues like succession, ownership control, and shareholder relationships.
Participants Designed for groups of 4 or more family members representing both genders and multiple generations.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Partnerships & Alliances, Management, Management Succession, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Mergers and Acquisitions

14–19 Jan 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $15,500
Language English
Summary Focused on creating value and driving growth, this program takes you inside the M&A process—from strategy and valuation to execution and post-merger management.
Take Away/Benefits Whether your company is private or public or looking to buy or sell, this program will equip you with the negotiation skills and strategic tools to broker powerful deals, create shareholder value, and drive long-term growth.
Participants This program is ideal for C-Suite executives, company directors, board directors and leaders, strategy and corporate development heads, investment bankers, transactional lawyers, and private equity investors.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Negotiation, Growth & Development Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Organizations, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Launching New Ventures

11–17 Mar 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $18,000
Language English
Summary Build a successful business by turning disruptive innovation into a competitive advantage.
Take Away/Benefits Develop the essential leadership capabilities for managing rapid growth and radical change, assess the risks of launching a startup, and make sound investment decisions.
Participants Entrepreneurs and business owners of small-to-midsize companies who are building a new venture.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Launching New Businesses, Disruptive Innovation, Small Business, Startups, Business Ventures, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Leading Growing Ventures

14–17 Mar 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $10,000
Language English
Summary Build the organizational structure and capabilities to grow, scale, manage, and lead a new venture at every stage of the business lifecycle.
Take Away/Benefits Develop the analytical skills to evaluate and exploit growth opportunities that create long-term value for your growing enterprise.
Participants Past participants of Launching New Ventures who are focused on building and leading a new venture or driving innovation within an existing business.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Launching New Businesses, Small Business, Startups, Growth & Development Strategy, HBS Campus, Executive Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Leading and Transforming Family Businesses—China

16 Mar–13 Jul 2018
Location China
Cost $47,500 USD (RMB 328,000)
Language English
Summary Strengthen your Chinese family business to sustain growth and long-term success in a changing global economy.
Take Away/Benefits Prepare your Chinese family business for generations of success in a changing global economy. Design an effective growth strategy and a more innovative, sustainable organization.
Participants Individual senior executives or leadership teams from Chinese family businesses operating in Mainland China, Greater China, or overseas.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Leadership, Leadership Style, Leading Change, Leading Innovation, China, England, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Mid-Level Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Ms. Veronica Ji
Senior Manager, Program Advisory and Delivery
Harvard Center Shanghai
Email: harvardchina@hbs.edu
Telephone: +86-21-3852 3888
Fax: +86-21-3852 3820

Owner/President Management

13–31 May 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $42,500 (Unit I only)
Language English
Summary Prepare to take your company to the next level by mastering a range of critical skills necessary to realize your potential through this owner management program.
Take Away/Benefits Position your company for future success by honing your long-term strategy, gaining a global perspective, and assessing your competition.
Participants CEOs, COOs, presidents, and managing directors of companies with annual sales in excess of $10 million. Participants must hold a significant equity stake in their firms.
Upon Completion Upon completion, participants will become alumni of Harvard Business School.
Keywords Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Personal Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Entrepreneurship, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Alumni Status
Contact Mr. Dobbin Bookman
Portfolio Director
Email: dbookman@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Owner/President Management

09–27 Sep 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost $42,500 (Unit I only)
Language English
Summary Prepare to take your company to the next level by mastering a range of critical skills necessary to realize your potential through this owner management program.
Take Away/Benefits Position your company for future success by honing your long-term strategy, gaining a global perspective, and assessing your competition.
Participants CEOs, COOs, presidents, and managing directors of companies with annual sales in excess of $10 million. Participants must hold a significant equity stake in their firms.
Upon Completion Upon completion, participants will become alumni of Harvard Business School.
Keywords Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Personal Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Business Ventures, Entrepreneurship, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Alumni Status
Contact Mr. Dobbin Bookman
Portfolio Director
Email: dbookman@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside U.S., +1-617-495-6555)

Families in Business

14–19 Oct 2018
Location HBS Campus
Cost TBD
Language English
Summary Learn how to leverage the strengths of family business management to drive long-term success—and healthy family relationships.
Take Away/Benefits Strengthen your family business by developing strategies for critical issues like succession, ownership control, and shareholder relationships.
Participants Designed for groups of 4 or more family members representing both genders and multiple generations.
Upon Completion Certificates are awarded to participants upon completion of the program.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Partnerships & Alliances, Management, Management Succession, HBS Campus, Executive Leader, Senior Leader
Contact Client Services team
Email: executive_education@hbs.edu
Telephone: 1-800-427-5577
(outside the U.S., +1-617-495-6555)