Program specialist’s passion for learning revitalized at Harvard
Elinor Bruno, Program Specialist, National Science Foundation. "The best take-away was the feeling of accomplishment, gratification, and being reenergized that I felt after attending those programs."
Business strategy program helps CEO prepare for future growth
Thomas Waite, President and CEO of K16 Solutions. "From the moment I registered through the end of the program, I didn't need to search for anything. The PDP team answered—and even preempted—every single question along the way."
A shared passion for knowledge and growth in innovation, business, strategy, and leadership
Swapnil Deshpande, Chief Digital Officer, Thoughtworks. "These programs offered actionable tools that are helping me bring additional value for our customers, a clear vision and strategy, and a defined path—clearly linked to our organization's purpose—to execute that strategy."
Emerging client champion masters new techniques with immediate impact
Keith Runco, Client Champion - Field Services, Intricate Group. "John [Westman] is brilliant and he's been at the sales game for a really long time. Being able to draw on his perspective and his experience has been fantastic for me and very much appreciated."
Three professional development programs help a new program manager gain skills and confidence
Kathy Guevara, Program Manager for Out-of-School Programs, DC Department of Employment Services. "I absolutely loved learning to identify my own strengths ... I learned to look for other people's strengths in order to build a stronger, more well-rounded team."
IT Security Leader Explores Innovation Through Digital Disruption
Andrew Wilder, Senior Director IT Security & Compliance, Nestlé. "Pamela Rucker was really inspiring … She explained very complicated processes … in a way that was not only understandable at that moment, but in such a way that enabled you to go back and execute it within your organization."
An Emerging Leader Gains Confidence to Move Her Career in the Right Direction
Bernadette Boudreaux, Associate Director of Operations, The DesignLights Consortium. "The class gave me great communication tools and resources that led to a greater level of confidence and assurance that I can be a leader. I learned how to navigate some of the challenges that all women face in leadership."
Leadership Coaching Strategies Cements Innovation Officer’s Interest in Executive Coaching
Laura Myers, Deputy Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Ohio University. "The PDP gave me great insights and practical skills to apply immediately in working relationships with colleagues. As a thought partner, I appreciate the opportunity to learn from the instructors and cohort peers who came from many different industries. I am applying the lessons to my everyday interactions and facilitation of meetings with work teams."
Improving Communication Skills for an Improved Customer Experience
Zach Fodor, Lead Onboarding Coach, Otus. "The PDP ... gave me the opportunity to study and implement strategies to better communicate in a virtual capacity, be more accountable to my team and clients, navigate difficult conversations, and develop a path to success during a time of change and uncertainty."
A Visual Storyteller Expands her Portfolio to Social Media Marketing
Heather Hopp-Bruce, Director of Visual Strategy, Boston Globe Opinion. "I repeatedly drew on strategies I learned at Harvard in the digital marketing campaign for "Future-Proofing the Presidency," a six-part Boston Globe editorial series that has won national acclaim."