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Harvard's only advanced leadership program in real estate, the Advanced Management Development Program (AMDP) is a one-year executive development program consisting of 5 weeks of on-campus programming (spread out over 3 sessions), a collaborative team project, an independent project, and a range of open enrollment electives. Become a Harvard alum in one transformative year.

Programs for a Changing World

Programs that help individuals, teams, and organizations thrive in a changing world, with topics including real estate, city building, urban planning, workplace redesign, & communications. 


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Our Mission

The mission of Executive Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Design is to educate leaders to build smarter, healthier, greener, more beautiful, and overall better cities. Our work spans design, architecture, real estate, technology, finance, city planning, leadership, economic development, and all the key sectors that shape life in cities present and future. Our programs at Harvard and globally are taught by distinctive teams of Harvard faculty and industry stars. We engage our participants as full partners in building and shaping our joint future.

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The GSD Experience

At Harvard GSD Executive Education, industry and academia’s foremost leaders join with accomplished design and real estate professionals from around the world. In this setting, we address complex challenges and create innovative solutions. In our dynamic learning environment, participants emerge with practical insights and valuable lessons to put into action, right away.

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Teaching Team

At Harvard GSD Executive Education, you learn from (and with) the best. In addition to distinguished Harvard faculty, our teaching teams include renowned authors, executives, investors, developers, architects, policymakers, government officials, and scholars from all over the globe. The result? An unparalleled learning experience that combines groundbreaking research and insights with real-world experience—practical, tactical, and incredibly valuable.

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Global Perspectives

We believe that broader views allow for more informed insights. That is why we collaborate with other elite schools around the globe and invite esteemed international experts to participate in our programs. It is these out-of-the-box efforts that result in distinctly compelling offerings that meet the complex needs of today’s real estate and design professionals worldwide.

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