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Harvard University Global System
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World Seminars held in Canada, the USA, Mexico and Europe!
New York
Latin America
Upcoming Leadership & Management Seminars Applying
Harvard University Global System Framework and Tools

  1. Innovation-Skills World Seminar
    How to Maximize Innovation Quality, Agility and Choices

  2. Negotiation-Excellence Skills: Hands-on Workshop

  3. Mastering Project-Management Skills, Techniques and Proven Practices: Learn to Lead Teams; Plan Projects and Control Progress (Scope, Deliverables, Time, Resources, Risks, Costs, Earned Value and Change)

  4. Exemplary Team-Leadership & Management-Skills Workshop
    for Team Leaders, New Managers and Senior Professionals Aspiring to Lead

  5. Advanced Workshop: Exemplary Team-Leadership Skills II

  6. Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals: Best Practices, Proven Personal Organization Methods and Skills for Partnering with Your Team and Moving Forward

  7. Advanced Workshop for Executive Assistants and Admin. Professionals - Part II: Focus on Building Personal & Team Excellence, Project-Management & Negotiation Skills

  8. Canada’s Governance Practical Seminar
    Policy-Making, Structure and Operations of the Canadian Parliament and Government including a Comparative Analysis with Leading Democracies.
    This program is part of the World Seminars on Building Great Nations.

  9. Professional Skills for Writing with Clarity and Impact for Managers, Team Leaders, Engineers, Analysts, Executive Assistants and Other Administrative Professionals

  10. Astronaut Mike Mullane's Countdown to Teamwork: Video Presentation Featuring the Critical Success Factors in Building Effective Teams and Courageous Self Leaders

Workshop Leader’s Endorsements

"Alain Paul Martin has a long and valued association with Teck Metals Ltd We believe that Alain’s teachings go far beyond the typical project management focus on scope, schedule, cost, and, sometimes, quality. Alain delves into topics that project managers working with complex topics or program managers dealing with multiple complex and often inter-related projects need to know about and must become skilled at to be successful. These teachings are supported by tools that we and our teams use on a regular basis to move ideas and concepts into well-defined projects that can be managed with conventional project-management tools."

Rob Stephens, PhD
Director, Applied Research & Technology
Teck Metals Ltd.
Note: Teck is Canada's largest diversified resource firm.


"Mr. Martin tirelessly invests his energy to leverage his successes and networks into solutions that have a direct, positive impact on the poor… Mr. Martin’s management background and extensive experience in advising global leaders, alongside his motivation to eradicate poverty and its ill effects, qualify him to make a uniquely valuable contribution to addressing inequity on a societal level. With demonstrated skills in entrepreneurship, negotiation, and issue analysis, he is precisely the sort of thoughtful, versatile leader we need to advocate on behalf of the poor and underserved."

Prof. Paul E. Farmer, MD, PhD
Chair, Global Health & Social Medicine
      Harvard Medical School
Chief, Global Health Equity
      Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Co-founder, Partners In Health


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2020 Pocket-Sized Elite
Features: Black-leather cover, gilt-edged, protective metal corners and a permanent red cloth bookmark. Threadsewn for durability
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Gold-Foil Personalized Harvard® Planners

For $3.50, we personalize your Planner in gold foil your full name, initials or organization name, both the bonded leather Planners and genuine-leather organizers. Shipping within 48 hours while stocks last. Allow up to three weeks for corporate logos plus an additional $75 one-time fee to produce the die and cover proof.

A considerate way to reward your staff and clients!