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We collaborate with leading organizations to design custom programs tailored to your unique business challenges and to offer your executives and small teams a variety of open programs to enhance their professional expertise.

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Tailored for Large-Scale Organizations 

Inspired leadership is universal, but every organization is unique. That’s why we tailor custom programs to meet the specific and complex needs of high-level executive committees and sizable teams from leading corporations and institutions with revenues exceeding $5-$10 billion. Our senior faculty, a specialized program director, and a dedicated delivery team work directly with you to plan and deliver bespoke experiences that mobilize teams and transform businesses from the inside out. All the work we do reflects our mission of educating leaders who make a difference in the world.

Key Program Features

  • Goal-oriented program designs customized and contextualized to address your organization’s needs

  • Renowned faculty who are thought leaders shaping global business practices

  • Multifaceted learning and the case method allow participants to practice real-world judgment, decision-making, and communication skills, enhancing learning retention

  • Dynamic learning groups encourage your executives to share and test ideas in a safe space

  • Tangible results that transform your business and enhance individual skills and performance

Building Your Program

Tailored learning starts with a genuine connection. From the program design through to delivery, our process is a true collaboration between your organization and your dedicated faculty chair and program director. It includes:

  • A needs assessment with key stakeholder interviews  

  • Defining your program's themes

  • Designing a bespoke curriculum based on findings and themes  

  • Building the faculty teaching team that works with your faculty chair  

  • Reviewing and refining the final program design  

  • Program implementation by a dedicated delivery team 

  • Post-program measurement of impact and results

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Minimum revenue range for companies engaging in a custom program
Average cohort size
5 days
Average program duration
Programs taught by Harvard faculty
Clients from top global organizations
Returning custom clients each year

The HBS Experience

At HBS, every detail is carefully calibrated to drive your success. Living arrangements and classrooms that spark connection. Unrivalled academic resources. Thoughtfully designed virtual learning experiences. And rejuvenating fitness, dining, and cultural amenities.

Organization Success Stories

Learn more about how our custom programs have helped some of the world’s top companies and organizations address key business challenges and develop tomorrow's leaders.

Organization Success Stories

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Special Partner, Advent International

Faculty Thought Leadership

The faculty leading our programs are a diverse set of minds widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, award-winning authors, and more. Their insights offer critical perspectives and constructive frameworks for the most pressing issues facing businesses today. 

Faculty Thought Leadership

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Open Programs for Individuals and Small Groups

For executives leading learning and development initiatives across their organization, our array of open programs boosts leadership skills, cultivates innovation, and fosters the necessary mind shifts to solve complex problems. Convenient and collaborative learning settings enhanced by cohorts spanning different organizations, functions, industries, and regions inspire executives to deliver innovation at every turn.

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