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HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL | Executive Education
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OWNER/PRESIDENT MANAGEMENT
Begins 11 SEP 2016
HBS CAMPUS
Building and running a successful company can be an all-consuming challenge that leaves little time for business owners to focus on their personal growth. For more than 40 years, the Owner/President Management (OPM) program has been helping the world’s top executives and entrepreneurs realize their true leadership potential. Through a unique and intensive learning format, OPM enables you to assess your strengths and weaknesses, identify and exploit emerging opportunities, and transform your company and your career.
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDITION
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FACULTY INSIGHTS
Startups Can’t Revolve Around Their Founders If They Want to Succeed
As startup businesses grow, their founders often lack the operational and commercial sophistication necessary to foster continued expansion. Though unequipped for the job, many still insist on retaining control over all aspects of their businesses. In this Harvard Business Review article, HBS Professor Ranjay Gulati and Alicia DeSantola explain why it’s crucial for founders to adapt to their organizations’ changing needs—even if that means taking a step back. Read more.
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PARTICIPANT TESTIMONIAL
OPM has been the most transformative experience in my career to date. It helped me view business challenges in a new light, gave me a new language for explaining and solving problems, and provided an environment in which I could cultivate strong friendships with world-class leaders.” Read more testimonials.

RICHARD STEEL
PRESIDENT, SOCIAL REALITY, INC.
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How to Break Deadlocks and Resolve Ugly Conflicts (Without Money or Muscle)
Some negotiations are easy. Others are more difficult. Then, there are situations that seem downright impossible—deadlock is increasing, conflict is escalating, and no one is willing to back down. In this excerpt from his latest book, Negotiating the Impossible: How to Break Deadlocks and Resolve Ugly Conflicts (Without Money or Muscle), HBS Professor Deepak Malhotra offers three crucial levers for defusing even the most potentially explosive situations—all without money or muscle. Learn more.
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