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HBR Tools

HBR Tools are digital, downloadable sets of files which are tightly focused on a specific task or problem. The set of files is available as a Zip file after purchase. Each Zip contains 3-6 files, including (in most cases):

  • Read Me First Guide (PDF)
    • Explains what's included in the tool and how to proceed through files
  • Manual/Guide (PDF)
    • Explains how to use the specific tool
  • Excel or PowerPoint Tool
    • The tool used to solve the task or problem covered in the material
  • Examples
    • Excel, Word and PowerPoint editable files for practice using the tool

We currently offer seven Tools:

Difference between the HBR Tools and HBR's Go to Market Tools

The Go to Market Tools include an online tutorial. The tutorial includes videos and exercises to help you learn the content. The HBR Tools only include files (Word, Excel) and do not have an online component.

Purchase

To purchase Tools, go HBR.org and search by product name or product code.

Once located, click the red 'Add To Cart' button.

Click 'Checkout' and proceed through the Cart and checkout process to complete your purchase. HBR's Tool are intended for individual use only; if you'd like to purchase multiple copies of a Tool, to share with your team, please visit our corporate sales page for information on quantity discount rates.

Access

After purchasing it, to access Tools go to HBR.org and sign in. Once logged in, click on the person icon in the upper right and select 'Purchases'.

Locate your order containing the Tool and click 'Download Files'

On the resulting page you will see a 'Download' link for the Tool(s) in your order.

Clicking 'Download' for a tool will download it to your browser's default download location.

Open the Zip file to review each of the contained files.

 

How long do I retain online access to a Tool?

Once you download the Zip files and save a copy, you will permanently retain access.

Can I buy it as a gift?

Yes, but only with the help of Customer Service. We deliver our digital content online, through a secure area of our website, so a gift recipient of a digital product would need an account to access the item. If you would like to purchase the Tool as a gift, contact techhelp@hbsp.harvard.edu.

Buy in Bulk

HBR's Tool are intended for individual use only; if you'd like to purchase multiple copies of a Tool, to share with your team, please visit our corporate sales page for information on quantity discount rates.

Share the Tool

HBR's Tool are intended for individual use only; if you'd like to purchase multiple copies of a Tool, to share with your team, please visit our corporate sales page for information on quantity discount rates.

Technical Requirements

The Tools do not require Flash, so they will work on a tablet, but it is recommended to use the landscape view by holding the device horizontal for optimal viewing and navigation. For desktop use we recommend using the most recent version of Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer.

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