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Harvard Business School

Sustainable Business Strategy

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Jun 26—Jul 17
USD 950
Sep 4—25
USD 1050


Become a Purpose-Driven Leader

Sustainable Business Strategy illustrates how businesses can thrive and grow while simultaneously solving some of the world’s biggest challenges—and how you, as an individual, can make a difference.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand and analyze the business models that drive change
  • Communicate the competitive advantages of being a purpose-driven leader to management, leadership, and other key stakeholders
  • Examine the broader political and social landscape in which you operate, including the role of government, investors, and customers
  • Explore why collective efforts are important and how business can be a catalyst for system-level change
  • Determine what you can do in your career to become a purpose-driven leader

Who should attend

  • Purpose-Driven Professionals
    • Learn how businesses can effect change, and how you can influence others using a values-driven approach in the for-profit space.
  • Not-for-Profit Professionals
    • Explore how the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds interact, and how to develop strategic partnerships with for-profit entities to effect maximum change.
  • Leaders and Entrepreneurs
    • Take a values-driven approach to business and learn how you can succeed financially while also playing a role in solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.


Rebecca Henderson is the John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University, where she has a joint appointment at the Harvard Business School in the General Management and Strategy units. Professor Henderson is also a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He...


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