The Professional Development Institute
Harvard University Global System
Harvard® Planner Group

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Unmatched Global Opportunities
for Manufacturers’ Representatives to Sell PDI Seminars and
Prestigious Harvard-Branded Office Products

Established independent representatives are required immediately to sell our premium Harvard-branded products to stationers, gift stores, bookstores, periodicals & news dealers, selected retailers in shopping centers, museums, hotels, airports, office towers, convention centers, universities and colleges, train and subway stations. Candidates with strong business relationships including a solid corporate-client or retailer base will be highly regarded.

We manufacture high-performing office products sold both under private client labels and the prestigious Harvard and Harvard University trademarks. These dated and undated office supplies outperform comparable competitors’ products in functionality, compactness, users’ productivity improvement and value for money. They include Harvard Planners, Harvard Organizers, undated schedulers, wall planners, calendars, responsibility charts, leather covers and portfolios, Harvard University Global System posters and management road maps. Decision makers and professionals in the public and private sectors and non-profit organizations in the USA, Canada and other countries use our instruments to improve their productivity and performance. We also have a long-standing global experience in working with large enterprises and small businesses both in executive development and software design. For more information, visit our Website at

Compensation: High commission and performance bonus.

Forward a detailed resume and references in confidence to:
PDI President & CEO.

Thank you for your interest in working together.

Unmatched Opportunities
for Free-Lance Management Trainers

We are The Professional Development Institute (PDI), a leading Canadian institution in management education and research, led by three partners: Alain Martin, Dr. Andre Potworowski and Dr. Norm Willis. Norm is a distinguished scientist and Honorary President (Lifetime) of the World Organization for Animal Health. Alain and Andre are alumni of the Harvard Business School and both have served as senior executives in large companies and in advisory committees for Prime Ministers of Canada. Both have taught management in Graduate Business Schools.

PDI is known worldwide as the architect of Harvard University Global System, a series of road maps on negotiation, leadership, conflict management, strategy formulation, time, project and risk management. Our educational organization provides business intelligence solutions, management skills training and tools to improve the productivity and performance of decision makers. Our products are used in finance, manufacturing, information technology, health, biotech, education, advertising and broadcasting. Developed independently by PDI, both the Harvard University Planner and Harvard University Global System are registered trademarks of Harvard University

Our Canadian campus is within 15-minute drive of downtown Ottawa, Canada’s National Capital, known for a great quality of life. Our conference center is located near skiing, hiking and mountain biking trails. Our staff values the beauty of our low noise picturesque environment.

We are seeking free-lance management trainers to lead, on demand, short training sessions (3 to 5 days in each) in management skills, project management, communication skills, business writing skills, strategic thinking, risk management, effective presentation skills, technical leadership, negotiation skills, ebusiness and IT system engineering, design and development skills.

The successful candidates must possess a Ph.D., or at least a graduate degree from a recognized university (e.g. MBA, M.Sc., M.Eng). They must have extensive experience in leading executive development, management or IT seminars. be thoroughly articulate in English, both written and spoken. Proficiency in French, Spanish or Chinese is also an asset. We value individuals with strong people skills and the ability to communicate with diverse clients in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim.

The successful candidates must have the energy, passion, and drive to deliver superior value to customers. They should be able to perform in a diverse and demanding organization that thrives to stay ahead of the game with bold concepts and proven management tools. We have no hierarchy. We foster an open atmosphere of self-discipline conducive to creativity where everyone can interact on a level playing field.

Forward a detailed resume, expected per-diem fees and references in confidence to:
PDI President & CEO.

Thank you for your interest in working together.

International  Toll-free: USA & Canada: 1-800-HARVARD (1-800-427-8273). +1-819-772-7777
Monday through Thursday: 9 AM to 4:00 PM, EDT. Voicemail: 24 hours 7 days
  Worldwide Order Center & Main Training Campus: 70 Technology Boulevard
Gatineau, QC J8Z 3H8 CANADA. 
  European Distribution Centre for Harvard Planners: WH Smith, 248, rue de Rivoli, Paris,75001
Dorothée Ben Tahar: +33 1 44 77 88 99 Extension 1 (Stationery). Concorde Metro Station.

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