Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: August 24, 2016

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A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Agribusiness Marketing David E. Bell Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
The Arts of Communication General Management Timothy McCarthy Spring 2017 Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Thomas DeLong, Scott Snook

Amy C. Edmondson, Lakshmi Ramarajan, David A. Thomas
Fall 2016

Spring 2017
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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B Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Behavioral Economics for Organizations Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Iris Bohnet Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Big Data and Critical Thinking Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Srikant M. Datar, Lutz Finger Fall 2016 Q2 1.5
Big Data in Marketing; see also: Field Course: Big Data in Marketing Marketing John A. Deighton Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) John C. Coates, Jay Lorsch Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Brand Strategy (Millennial Version) General Management Youngme Moon Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Chet Huber, Derek van Bever

Prithwiraj Choudhury, Clayton M. Christensen
Fall 2016


Spring 2017
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Building Life Science Businesses Entreprenurial Management Richard G. Hamermesh Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Building Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure Finance John D. Macomber Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
The Business of Aesthetics General Management Pauline J. Brown Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Ian D. Gow

Charles C.Y. Wang
Fall 2016

Spring 2017
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid Marketing (also listed under General Management) V. Kasturi Rangan

Michael Chu
Fall 2016

Spring 2017
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Business-to-Business Marketing Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Doug J. Chung Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
The Business of Smart Connected Products also see Field Course: The Business of Smart Connected Products Marketing Rajiv Lal Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
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C Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
The Coming of Managerial Capitalism: The United States Entrepreneurial Management Tom Nicholas Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Commercializing Science; see Field Course: Commercializing Science
Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing John A. Quelch Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Problems (University-wide Course) Strategy Tarun Khanna Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Financial Operations Finance C. Fritz Foley Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Strategy Strategy Raffaella Sadun, Kevin W. Sharer Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Shared Value and Impact Investing Finance Shawn A. Cole, Vikram S. Gandhi, Mark Kramer Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders General Management David J. Malan Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Robert Simons, Tatiana Sandino Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Karim R. Lakhani, Feng Zhu Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing Thales S. Teixeira Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Disruptive Strategy Technology & Operations Management Stephen P. Kaufman Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Doing Business in China 2020 General Management William C. Kirby Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
E-Commerce Marketing Thales S. Teixeira Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Ramana Nanda, Robert White Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank V. Cespedes, Mark N. Roberge Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Robert Higgins Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship through Acquisition; see Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition          
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F Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Field Course: African-American Business Leaders, Underserved Markets and Finance General Management Steven S. Rogers Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Big Data in Marketing Marketing John A. Deighton Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: The Business of Smart Connected Products Marketing Rajiv Lal Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Commercializing Science; Technology Strategy and Business Models for Science-Based Enterprises Technology & Operations Management Vicki Sato, Gary Pisano Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Design Thinking Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Srikant M. Datar Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank V. Cespedes, Mark N. Roberge Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship Laboratory (E-Lab) Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Alan D. MacCormack Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: HBS Neighborhood Business Partnership General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Kristin Mugford, Len Schlesinger Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Field Course: Nonprofit Clinic; Tackling Inequality Strategy (also listed under General Management) Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Nien-he Hsieh Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Private Equity Projects Finance John Dionne Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Entrepreneurial Management Julia B. Austin Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 102 Entrepreneurial Management Julia B. Austin Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Social Innovation Lab General Management (also listed under Marketing) Vikram S. Gandhi, John Jong-Hyun Kim, V. Kasturi Rangan Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Supply Chain Management; see also: Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Daniel Snow Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Team Analytics Organizational Behavior Jeffrey T. Polzer Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management (also listed under General Management) Amitabh Chandra, Robert S. Huckman Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
FIELD X: Extending Your Business Entrepreneurial Management Randolph Cohen Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Supply Chain Management; see also Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Daniel Snow Fall 2016 Q1Q2 1.5
Founders' Dilemmas: Success and Failure Entrepreneurial Management Shikhar Ghosh Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
General Management: Processes and Action General Management David Garvin, Joseph B. Fuller Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Sophus A. Reinert Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Immersive Field Course: Africa; Building Cities Finance John Macomber January 2017 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: China; Global Supply Chains: Two Sides of the Taiwan Strait Technology & Operations Management Willy C. Shih January 2017 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Japan; Tohoku: The World's Test Market for Authentic Entrepreneurship Strategy Hirotaka Takeuchi January 2017 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: London; Beyond the "Square Mile": Investing, Private Equity & Real Estate Finance Arthur I Segel January 2017 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World General Management Henry W. McGee January 2017 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: UK; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max H. Bazerman January 2017 J 3.0
Innovating in Energy Business, Government & the International Economy (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Joseph B. Lassiter, Forest Reinhardt, Richard H.K. Vietor, Martha Crawford Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3
Innovating in Health Care; see also: Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael M. Di Tella, Julio J. Rotemberg Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Introduction to Technology Sales General Management Lou Shipley Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Investing in Emerging Markets Finance Sid Yog Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Investment Management Finance

Adi Sunderam, Luis M. Viceira

Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance Malcolm P. Baker, Samuel G. Hanson Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
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L Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
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Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Bussgang, Jefffey Rayport Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Luxury Marketing Marketing Anat Keinan Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Managing Change and Transformation General Management Rosabeth M. Kanter Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing the Financial Firm Finance David S. Scharfstein Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Paul McKinnon Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets John Beshears, Andrew Wasynczuk Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Ryan W. Buell Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Mergers and Acquisitions Processes and Structures Finance John C. Coates Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
The Microeconomics of Competiveness: Firms, Clusters, and Economic Development Strategy (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Laura Alfaro Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph L. Badaracco

Sandra J. Sucher
Fall 2016

Spring 2017
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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N Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Katy DeCelles, Christine L. Exley, Kevin Mohan, Joshua Schwartzstein, Michael A. Wheeler, Andrew Wasynczuk, Fall 2016

Spring 2017
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation and Diplomacy Negotiation, Organizations & Markets R. Nicholas Burns, Robert Mnookin, James K. Sebenius Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max H. Bazerman Fall 2016 Q2 3.0
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O Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Operations Strategy: Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management David F. Drake Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
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P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Personal Selling and Sales Force Management Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Doug J. Chung Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
Power and Glory in Turbulent Times: The History of Leadership from Henry V to Steve Jobs General Management Nancy Koehn Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Julie Battilana

Jose Luis Alvarez

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

Private Equity Finance Finance Victoria Ivashina Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Product Management 101; see Field Course: Product Management 101          
Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Mitchell Weiss Fall 2016 Q2 1.5
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance

Arthur I Segel, Charles F. Wu

Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Rebecca M. Henderson, George Serafeim Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Matthew Weinzierl Fall 2016 Q2 1.5
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S Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Scaling Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann, Jeffrey F. Rayport Spring 2017 Q4 1.5
Strategic IQ Strategy John R. Wells Spring 2017 Q3Q4 3.0
Strategic Marketing in Creative Industries Marketing Anita Elberse Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy David B. Yoffie Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management; see also: Field Course: Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Daniel Snow Fall 2016 Q1Q2 1.5
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T Area Faculty Name Term    
Team Analytics; see also: Field Course: Team Analytics Organizational Behavior Jeffrey T. Polzer Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
Transforming Health Care Delivery; see also: Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management (also listed under General Management) Amitabh Chandra, Robert S. Huckman Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
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U Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
US Healthcare Strategy Strategy (also listed under General Management) Leemore S. Dafny Spring 2017 Q3 1.5
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V Area Faculty Name Term    
Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management Nori Gerardo Lietz Fall 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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