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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:

  1. Entrepreneurial Management in Large Companies by Professor William A. Sahlman, HBS Professor of Business Administration.
  2. How Driven Personalities Sabotage Themselves and What to Do About It by Professor Thomas J. DeLong, HBS Professor of Management Practice.
  3. Values into action by Paul H. O’Neill, 72nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Department.
  4. True North Leadership by Professor Bill George, HBS Professor of Management Practice.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Winning in China – An Insider’s View by Liqi Peng, Marketing Director leading Gillette Fusion/ProGlide business at Procter & Gamble.
  8. Peaks and Valleys: Navigating Great Achievements and Great Challenges in the Same Life by Dr. Bob Massie, President of the New Economics institute.
  9. The Looming Challenge to U.S. Competitiveness, Professor Michael E. Porter, HBS Professor.
  10. Why Global Demographics Matter? Growth, Inflation, Asset Prices & Pensions, Dr. Amian Roy, Managing Director and Head, Global Demographics and Pensions Research, Credit Suisse Securities.
  11. 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.