Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: October 10, 2018

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A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
The Arts of Communication General Management Timothy McCarthy

Larry Quartana

Timothy McCarthy
Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1

Q2

Q3
1.5

1.5

1.5
Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Scott Snook

Tony Mayo
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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B Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Becoming a General Manager General Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Amy Edmondson, Joseph Fuller Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Chet Huber, Stephen Kaufman, Rory McDonald, Derek van Bever

Willy Shih
Fall 2018


Spring 2019
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Charles C.Y. Wang Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid Finance (also listed under General Management and Marketing) Michael Chu Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports Marketing (also listed under General Management) Anita Elberse Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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C Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
The Coming of Managerial Capitalism: The United States Entrepreneurial Management Tom Nicholas Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Problems (University-wide Course) Strategy (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Tarun Khanna Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Financial Operations Finance C. Fritz Foley Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Jay Lorsch, Lynn Paine Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Corporate Strategy Strategy Raffaella Sadun Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Brand Value Marketing Jill Avery, Shelle Santana Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating the Modern Financial System Business, Government & the International Economy David Moss Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating Shared Value; Competitive Advantage through Social Impact Strategy (also listed under General Management) Mark Kramer Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Herman Leonard Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders General Management David Malan Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Deals Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Guhan Subramanian Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Developing Mindsets for Innovative Problem Solving Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Srikant Datar Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Shane Greenstein Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Doing Business in Africa Finance John Macomber Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
E-Commerce Marketing Thales Teixeira

Donald Ngwe
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1

Q4
1.5

1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Ramana Nanda, Robert White Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurial/Intrapreneurial IQ Strategy John Wells Spring 2019 Q4 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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F Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Field Course: Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship Marketing (also listed under General Management) Rohit Deshpande, Henry McGee Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship General Management Steven Rogers Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Challenges and Opportunities in the Restaurant Industry General Management Lena Goldberg Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Creating Shared Value; Competitive Advantage through Social Impact Strategy (also listed under General Management) Mark Kramer Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Digital Marketing Workshop Marketing John Deighton Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank Cespedes, Mark Roberge Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Application Only Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Field X Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Randolph Cohen Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Field Y: Projects in Business Management Application Only Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Randolph Cohen Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina Herzlinger Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Lab to Market (formerly Commercializing Science) Technology & Operations Management Noubar Afeyan, Peter Barrett, Karim Lakhani, Eva Guinan Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman Leonard Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Private Equity Projects and Ecosystems Application Only Finance John Dionne Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia Austin Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 102 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia Austin Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Projects in Investing Application Only Finance Sara Fleiss Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Social Innovation Lab General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim, Brian Trelstad Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management Robert Huckman, Ariel Stern Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Richard Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Food and Agribusiness Business, Government & the International Economy Forest Reinhardt Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Founders' Journey Entrepreneurial Management Shikhar Ghosh Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
From Data to Decisions: The Role of Experiments Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Michael Luca Spring 2019 Q4 1.5
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Game Theory Strategy Elon Kohlberg Fall 2018 Q2 1.5
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Sophus Reinert Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Good Strategies in Flawed Markets (formerly titled Market Imperfections, Policy, and Strategy) Strategy Hong Luo Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Immersive Field Course: Boston; Private Equity Real Estate Investing and Development Finance Arthur Segel January 2019 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Israel; Startups and Venture Capital Finance Paul Gompers January 2019 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Japan; Innovation through the Fusion of Digital and Analog Strategy Hirotaka Takeuchi January 2019 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World General Management Henry McGee January 2019 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: UK; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Michael Luca January 2019 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina Herzlinger Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael Di Tella Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Introduction to Technology Sales General Management Lou Shipley Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
Investing in the 21st Century: Return, Risk and Impact Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Shawn Cole, Vikram Gandhi Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Management for Professional and Personal Investors Finance

Adi Sunderam, Luis Viceira

Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance Robin Greenwood, Samuel Hanson Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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L Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Bussgang, Sam Clemens Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) John Batter, Lena Goldberg Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Leadership Execution and Action Planning Organizational Behavior David Fubini

Ryan Raffaelli
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman Leonard Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Making Markets Entrepreneurial Management Scott Duke Kominers Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing with Data Science Accounting and Management Srikant Datar Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
Managing the Future of Work Entrepreneurial Management William Kerr Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management Gary Pisano Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Ethan Bernstein Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing and Innovating in Financial Services Finance David Scharfstein Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini

Meg Rithmire
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Ryan Buell Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Andrew Wasynczuk Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Mastering Strategy Execution Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Robert Simons

Tatiana Sandino
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph Badaracco

Sandra Sucher
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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N Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Katherine Coffman, Deepak Malhotra, Kevin Mohan

Leslie John, Ashley Whillans, Julian Zlatev
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets James Sebenius

James Sebenius

Max Bazerman
Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Q2

Q3

Q4
3.0

3.0

3.0
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P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
People Analytics: Leading in a Data-Driven World Organizational Behavior Jeffrey Polzer Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Personal Selling and Sales Force Management Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Doug Chung Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Julie Battilana

Lakshmi Ramarajan
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Private Equity Finance Finance Victoria Ivashina Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Mitchell Weiss Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance Boris Vallee, Charles Wu Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Reigniting Value through Frontier Technologies (IoT/ML/AI/AR/VR/Blockchain) Marketing Rajiv Lal Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) Rebecca Henderson, George Serafeim Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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S Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Scaling Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Rayport Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation General Management Brian Trelstad Spring 2019 Q3Q4 1.5
Strategic IQ Strategy John Wells Spring 2019 Q3 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy David Yoffie Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Janice Hammond Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Sustainable Cities and Resilient Infrastructure Finance John Macomber Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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T Area Faculty Name Term    
Twenty-First Century Energy Business, Government & the International Economy (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Martha Crawford Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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U Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
U.S. Healthcare Strategy Strategy (also listed under General Management) Leemore Dafny Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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V Area Faculty Name Term    
Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management Nori Gerardo Lietz Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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