​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​PON Global faculty members have negotiated peace treaties, brokered multi-billion-dollar deals, and drafted high-stakes agreements around the globe. During this program, you will learn from them in video modules made especially for this course and have the opportunity to ask some of them your questions in videoconference sessions. ​​​

Meet your on-site instructor

Alain Lempereur is a member of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School's Executive Committee, and is the Alan B. Slifka Professor and Director of the Conflict Resolution and Coexistence Program at the Brendeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management.​ As a mediator in conflicts and as a negotiation expert, Professor Lempereur develops worldwide programs of research, consulting, and executive education on responsible leadership and negotiation. He advises international organizations, such as the EU, NATO, OECD, UNDP, UNITAR, and WHO. As a negotiation pioneer in Europe, he founded the academic institute ESSEC IRENE in France, which he led as its first director (1995-2008); he then became the ESSEC IRENE Negotiation and Mediation Chair Professor. He has designed and led training programs for many universities and graduate schools. He also advises consulting firms, such as the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey, as well as international corporations. One of his books “The First Move. A Negotiator's Companion" has been published in several languages. Recently, the Financial Times designated him “Professor of the Week" for his academic contribution. His current research is devoted to responsible negotiation.

Meet your video-based faculty​​​

Jared Curhan, ​​​Ford International Career Development Professor and Associate Professor of Organization Studies at MIT Sloan School of 

Sheila H​​een, Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, co-author of “Difficult Conversations" and “Thanks for the Feedback"​​​

Max Bazerman, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School​​

Robert Mnookin, Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Chair Emeritus of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Director of the
Harvard Negotiation 
Research Project​​

Robert Bordone, Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School, Founder of the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical ​Program​​

Jeswald Salacuse, Henry J. Braker Professor of Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University​

Guhan SubramanianChair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Joseph H. Flom Professor of Law and Business at Harvard Law School, H. Douglas Weaver Professor of Business
Law at ​Harvard Business School​​

James Sebenius, Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project​​

Lawrence Susskind, Ford Foundation Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Director of the
MIT- Harvard Public Disputes Program​​

Daniel Shapiro, Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School McLean Hospital, Associate Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project​​​​​​​​​​​​​