News & Events
Fall 2016
Harvard’s Program On Negotiation Global Success
Following the successful inaugural Global Executive Negotiation Seminar, The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Technion held another session in September 2016 delivered by PON instructor Samuel (Mooly) Dinnar, based on 30 years of the extremely popular course at Harvard.
Supporting our mission to improve the theory and practice of negotiation around the world, the Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School is pleased to expand it’s new and innovative blended learning program—PON Global. Composed of dynamic videos and video conferencing segments that feature senior PON faculty and facilitated by an on-the-ground, PON instructor, this groundbreaking program brings PON’s negotiation concepts, techniques, and curriculum to people around the world, and largely mirrors the extremely popular Executive Education program that PON has offered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for more than 30 years.
In this program, participants have the opportunity to test their beliefs and assumptions, overcome emotional and rational biases, examine complex negotiation scenarios, and discover a range of competitive and cooperative negotiation strategies. The course is designed to help participants more deeply understand negotiating concepts, acquire proven negotiating techniques, and have the opportunity to put their learning into practice through in-class exercises. In addition, there are interactive web-based video sessions with expert faculty broadcast live from Harvard.
Building on a time- and road-tested curriculum that has been utilized by more than 30,000 executives, PON Global provides a framework for negotiation—equipping participants to overcome barriers, manage conflict, and achieve better outcomes at the bargaining table.
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Summer 2016
Mediating Complex Disputes at Harvard
Following the success last year of the inaugural Harvard Negotiation Institute's Advanced Mediation Course: Mediating Complex Disputes, we had a very successful session this summer, with 48 peacemakers and mediators from over 20 countries across the globe.
The Harvard Negotiation Institute's advanced course is designed for practicing mediators. Developed and taught by David Hoffman, Larry Susskind, Samuel Dinnar, Susan Podziba and Audrey Lee this course focuses on the participants developing the strategies, tools and skills required to handle complex dispute situations and deal with multiparty conflicts, as well as on developing self-reflection of their own practice, within their own local culture.
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Spring 2016
Book Launch – Negotiating the Nonnegotiable
The exciting book launch of Dan Shapiro's most recent fascinating groundbreaking book, Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts, took place at MIT on April 28th 2016 to the great delight of the many dispute resolution practitioners who attended.
Dinnar provided comments, facilitation and introduced friend and colleague Dan Shapiro - a master international negotiator and a pioneer on the study of negotiation psychology provided a fascinating lecture based on his landmark book with step-by-step method to resolve your most difficult conflicts. A wonderful discussion and Q&A This was the first opportunity for readers to purchase the book, at MIT’s beautiful STATA Center in Cambridge, hosted by NEACR.
Daniel Shapiro, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program and a world-renowned expert on conflict resolution. From advising leaders of war-torn countries to working with senior executives and families in crisis, Dan has helped thousands of organizations and individuals solve the problems that divide us. Drawing on these experiences and his practice-based research, he has developed a wealth of practical approaches to amplify influence and leadership—in business, in government, and in life.
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Spring 2016
Another Prestigious Ed-Tech Award
With education apps now used by over half million students worldwide, LTG won the prestigious Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Award for Venture at the ASU/GVS Education Innovation Summit in San Diego.
LTG Exam Prep Platform (LTG), developer of the leading mobile apps for standardized test preparation has won in the "Venture" category in the prestigious Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Awards at the ASU/GVS Education Innovation Summit in San Diego, California on April 21st. Cited as "the must-attend event for education technology investors" by The New York Times, the event draws an esteemed crowd, including keynote speakers Bill Gates, and Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice.
Winners were selected by a group of educators, industry leaders, visionaries, entrepreneurs and investors. LTG Exam Prep Platform was named an ROE award winner among 225 entrants, exemplifying high impact and Return on Education.
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Winter 2016
Harvard’s Program On Negotiation Goes Global
PON Global: the New Global
 Executive Negotiation Workshop
 will be offered at the Technion Tel Aviv by PON instructor Dinnar, based on the extremely popular course at Harvard

Supporting our mission to improve the theory and practice of negotiation around the world, the Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School is pleased to launch a new and innovative blended learning program—PON Global. Composed of dynamic videos and video conferencing segments that feature senior PON faculty and facilitated by an on-the-ground, PON instructor, this groundbreaking program will, for the first time ever, bring PON’s negotiation concepts, techniques, and curriculum to people around the world. This new three-day program will be hosted by the Technion in Tel Aviv, and will largely mirror the extremely popular Executive Education program that PON has offered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for more than 30 years.

In this program, participants will have the opportunity to test their beliefs and assumptions, overcome emotional and rational biases, examine complex negotiation scenarios, and discover a range of competitive and cooperative negotiation strategies. The course is designed to help participants more deeply understand negotiating concepts, acquire proven negotiating techniques, and have the opportunity to put their learning into practice through in-class exercises. In addition, there will be interactive web-based video sessions with expert faculty broadcast live from Harvard.
Building on a time- and road-tested curriculum that has been utilized by more than 30,000 executives, PON Global will provide a framework for negotiation—equipping participants to overcome barriers, manage conflict, and achieve better outcomes at the bargaining table.
Details at http://www.pon.harvard.edu/category/pon-global/
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Winter 2016
LTG Wins Award, New Products and Financing
Boston-based LTG Exam Platform, was announced as the 2016 EdTech Digest COOL TOOL AWARD Postsecondary category Winner. This comes following the announcements of new products, a partnership with The Princeton Review, and the closing of a financing round.
LTG and The Princeton Review, the leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company announced a partnership to bring the best in Medical College Admission Test (MCAT™) preparation content to mobile devices. We recently also announced the $5M funding round led by Square Peg Capital, along with Accomplice (Atlas), and angel investors. We are also growing our executive team, and expanding student-side and school-side products.

LTG, with over a half million users worldwide, develops free apps to help students prepare for standardized tests, as well as connect to their schools of choice. “With a fresh capital investment on top of an incredible mobile product portfolio, we are poised to tap into a massive global market by assisting both students and schools,” Elad Shoushan, founder and CEO of LTG Exam, said in a press release. “Our proprietary technology can be applied to virtually any standardized test, so the market potential is really unlimited.”
The upcoming products intended for institutions will allow for more precise enrollment marketing. They’ll be able to market their schools and programs to particular students at the most opportune times, hopefully making their efforts more effective.
See www.ltgexam.com

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