An aspect of the Harvard Business School (HBS) Advanced Management Programme (AMP) that I am thoroughly enjoying is the guest speaker/lecturer series. This series brings guests from a variety of disciplines to talk about a wide range of topics.
As I begin my fourth week at HBS, in addition to my regular AMP classes, I have managed to attend the following lectures in this series:
- Entrepreneurial Management in Large Companies by Professor William A. Sahlman, HBS Professor of Business Administration.
- How Driven Personalities Sabotage Themselves and What to Do About It by Professor Thomas J. DeLong, HBS Professor of Management Practice.
- Values into action by Paul H. O’Neill, 72nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Department.
- True North Leadership by Professor Bill George, HBS Professor of Management Practice.
- Global Security in 2018: Five Years Out by James H. Baker, Principal Deputy Director, J5 Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense.
- Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Art and Science of Awareness Improves Personal Well-Being and Professional Performance by Tara Healy, Program Director for Mindfulness-Based Learning, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
- Winning in China – An Insider’s View by Liqi Peng, Marketing Director leading Gillette Fusion/ProGlide business at Procter & Gamble.
- Peaks and Valleys: Navigating Great Achievements and Great Challenges in the Same Life by Dr. Bob Massie, President of the New Economics institute.
- The Looming Challenge to U.S. Competitiveness, Professor Michael E. Porter, HBS Professor.
- Why Global Demographics Matter? Growth, Inflation, Asset Prices & Pensions, Dr. Amian Roy, Managing Director and Head, Global Demographics and Pensions Research, Credit Suisse Securities.
- Service Excellence by Design, Professor Frances X. Frei, HBS Professor of Service Management.
Please lookout for my posts on my takeaways from some of these lectures.