Mark Powell Completes Harvard Law School Executive Education Program on Negotiations
By: Snell & Wilmer
The Program on Negotiation (PON) is a is highly personalized, master-level course for experienced negotiators and mediators taught by four experts from Harvard and MIT. Powell, as one of the selected participants in the Mediating Disputes program, worked in a small learning group, took part in dynamic exercises with two-way feedback, worked closely with faculty members to strengthen his personal negotiation skills, and participated in intensive simulations. Powell emerged from the program with improved skills and confidence as a mediator who can drive negotiations, salvage relationships and achieve better outcomes at the bargaining table. Powell's trusts and estates mediation practice will benefit from the unique approach to mediating disputes pioneered by HLS.
Powell focuses his practice on three areas: estate and gift tax planning, with a strong emphasis on charitable planning and family philanthropy;
The HLS Executive Education program, founded in 2007, is a learning experience created for lawyers by lawyers. These immersive programs take place on the Harvard Law School campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts and run for a duration of 3-6 days. They are designed to maximize the effectiveness of classroom learning by diversifying the ways content is taught, allowing participants to experiment with and experience new frameworks in the classroom before applying them to real-world situations.
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