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James Fitchett

Instructor, Management

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, The American University,Washington,D.C.
Master of Arts, Government/Public Administration,Syracuse University,Maxwell School

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Telephone: (978) 837-5481

Courses Taught

Essentials of Business Analysis & Decision Making;

Strategic Analysis and Decision Making


Recent Research and Professional Experience

Guest Lecturer, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE): program on Innovation & Entrepreneurship,Buenos Aires,Argentina, October 2011, and Sun Yat-Sen University School of Business Executive Program: “Start-Ups & Private Equity,” 2010.

For the past eighteen years, Jim has taught graduate management courses atHarvardUniversityon innovation, entrepreneurship and business transformation.

An entrepreneur, Jim co-founded four companies (three were sold), served as CIO for Harvard Medical School and was a Partner at a “Big Four” consulting firm where he led the global knowledge management service for the health care industry. He has published in journals and texts on managing knowledge as a key resource.

Jim’s latest business adventure is a social networking company ( for patients with chronic or rare medical conditions.