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To achieve long-term success, companies must equip their most promising executives to handle the formidable challenges associated with moving into new and increasingly more complex leadership roles. In this program, you'll learn how to lead under pressure, champion change, build teams, and develop talent throughout the organization.
After absorbing the insights of faculty experts, the experiences of successful leaders, and the latest research on management and leadership, you'll be ready to embrace increasing levels of responsibility and success throughout your career. In addition, the High Potentials Leadership Program prepares you for both the risks and the opportunities that accompany new roles.
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Through lectures, case studies, and group discussions, you'll explore the distinction between leadership and management, the pros and cons of different leadership styles, and the challenges of co-leadership. Putting your new skills into practice, you'll also participate in targeted exercises designed to help you express yourself effectively and improve your ability to lead in any situation.
Meeting the needs of top performers who want to grow as leaders, the High Potentials Leadership Program is designed for high-impact, fast-track individuals with more than 10 years of experience in roles of increasing responsibility. Teams are welcome.
In line with Harvard Business School's mission to educate leaders who want to make a difference in the world, the Leadership Initiative helps shape individuals with the integrity and capacity to build world-class organizations. Today's leaders are confronted with challenges and opportunities that have never been more complex, and the Leadership Initiative is dedicated to helping them understand and manage those forces.
Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.
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Please submit your application at least four weeks before the program start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both. While participants are attending a program, sponsoring organizations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.
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