Peter McAteer of Corporate University Research, negotiation trainingPeter McAteer is CEO of Corporate University Research (CUR), a research, training and consulting firm based in the US and Asia. CUR helps organizations set up sustainable learning organizations. They develop new corporate universities, take existing learning organizations and make them best-in-class and help develop world-class content and teaching partnerships. Mr. McAteer provides consulting and teaching services to dozens of global clients on the development of learning, knowledge management and change strategies that drive innovation and competitive differentiation. He also serves as Principal Advisor on New Product Innovation to the Consensus Building Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts and continues to teach on negotiation, learning, and innovation.

Prior to joining CUR, Peter has worked in a variety of executive, consulting and teaching roles including service as a member of the Executive Committee for Harvard Business Publishing (HBP), Managing Director for HBP’s Corporate Learning business and Director of the Learning Resources Center for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He has over 30 years experience on the ground in more than 50 countries and has been a featured speaker at dozens of global conferences. His most recent event was as panel speaker on virtual learning at the Teaching Pedagogy Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, MA (2012). The program was co-facilitated by Harvard Business School and MIT faculty associated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the PON Clearinghouse. Mr. McAteer has also served as adjunct faculty in human resource management at Columbia University’s Graduate School of International and Public Affairs and has been a guest lecturer at various business schools including ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas) in Spain. 

The CBI-Corporate University Research Partnership encompasses three areas:

  • Identifying new educational opportunities which leverage CBI intellectual property, either as extensions of existing programs or as new intellectual property;
  • Identifying new product or service opportunities via enhanced delivery technologies such as video, digital publishing, e-learning, distance or blended delivery; and,
  • Identifying additional partnerships that bring unique capabilities to help prototype newer social learning and digital platform architectures.

In addition, Mr. McAteer is certified to teach variations of certain existing or newly created CBI courses with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific region and the corporate market.

To learn more about our work and the CBI-Corporate University Research Partnership, contact CBI Managing Director, David Fairman, or Corporate University Research CEO, Peter McAteer at