Venture Capital in Historical Perspective: Research Component - Harvard Business School MBA Program

Venture Capital in Historical Perspective: Research Component

Course Number 1126

Professor Tom Nicholas
Professor of Management Practice G. Felda Hardymon
Winter; Q4; 1.5 credits
14 sessions
Paper

Excludes enrollment in The Coming of Managerial Capitalism (1122)

Prerequisite: Students who take the field component of VCHP in Q4 must have taken the classroom component of VCHP in Q3; see the description for 1125 for more details.

Career Focus

VCHP is for MBAs who want to study the historical origins of venture capital to help guide their thinking about the changing organizational structure of the industry and to assess its impact on entrepreneurship and innovation over time.

Q3: Grading will be split between class participation (50%) and a final exam (50%). Q4: Grading will be based solely on the final paper.