Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: June 24, 2015

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A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Agribusiness Marketing David E. Bell Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
All Roads Lead to Rome: Leadership Lessons from Antiquity General Management (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Frances X. Frei, Emma Dench Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
The Arts of Communication General Management Timothy McCarthy Spring 2016 Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Thomas DeLong, Scott Snook

Amy C. Edmondson, Lakshmi Ramarajan
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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B Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Big Data in Marketing Marketing John A. Deighton Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Jay Lorsch, Lynn S. Paine Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Prithwiraj Choudhury, Chet Huber, Rory M. McDonald, Derek van Bever

Clayton M. Christensen, Derek van Bever
Fall 2015


Spring 2016
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Building Life Science Businesses Entreprenurial Management Richard G. Hamermesh Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
Building Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure Finance John D. Macomber Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Ian D. Gow, Charles C.Y. Wang Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management) V. Kasturi Rangan

Michael Chu
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Business Marketing & Sales Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Frank V. Cespedes

Doug J. Chung
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

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 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Commercializing Science; see Field Course: Commercializing Science
Competing Globally Strategy Juan Alcacer Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing John A. Quelch Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems(University-wide Course) Strategy Tarun Khanna Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Strategy Strategy David J. Collis, Raffaella Sadun Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Deals Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Kevin Mohan Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Robert Simons, Tatiana Sandino Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Karim R. Lakhani, Feng Zhu Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing Thales S. Teixeira Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Doing Business in China General Management William C. Kirby Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Energy Business, Government & the International Economy Forest Reinhardt, Richard H.K. Vietor Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Ramana Nanda, William Sahlman, Robert White Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Robert Higgins Spring 2016 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: Commercializing Science Technology & Operations Management Vicki Sato, Gary Pisano Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank V. Cespedes, Thomas R. Eisenmann Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship Laboratory (E-Lab) Technology & Operations Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Alan D. MacCormack Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: i-Lab Design Thinking Projects Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Srikant M. Datar Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger Fall 2015 Q2 1.5
Field Course: Private Equity Projects Finance John Dionne Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 102 Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Social Innovation Lab General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim, V. Kasturi Rangan Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Stock Pitching Finance Christopher Malloy Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Founders' Dilemmas Entrepreneurial Management Shikhar Ghosh Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
General Management: Processes and Action General Management Leonard A. Schlesinger

David Garvin, Kevin W. Sharer
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Sophus A. Reinert Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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H Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
History of American Democracy Business, Government and the International Economy David Moss Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
How Star Women Succeed: Leading Effective Careers and Organizations Organizational Behavior Amy W. Schulman Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Immersive Field Course: Africa; Building Cities Finance John Macomber January 2016 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: China; The Business of Going Global, China-Style General Management William C. Kirby, Willy C. Shih January 2016 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: India; Developing India: Social Enterprise and Private Sector Approaches Finance Shawn A. Cole January 2016 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Japan; Tohoku: The World's Test Market for Authentic Entrepreneurship Strategy Hirotaka Takeuchi January 2016 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: New York City; Private Equity and Real Estate Finance Arthur I. Segel January 2016 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max H. Bazerman, Michael Luca January 2016 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care; see also: Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael M. Di Tella Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Investing in Emerging Markets Finance Sid Yog Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Investment Management Finance

Adi Sunderam, Luis M. Viceira

Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance Malcolm P. Baker, Samuel G. Hanson Spring 2016 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 2016 Q3 1.5
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2015 Q3 1.5
Luxury Marketing Marketing Anat Keinan Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Managing Change General Management Rosabeth M. Kanter Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing the Financial Firm Finance David S. Scharfstein Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Paul McKinnon Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Brian Hall, Andrew Wasynczuk Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Ryan W. Buell Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
The Microeconomics of Competiveness: Firms, Clusters, and Economic Development Strategy (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Laura Alfaro Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph L. Badaracco

Sandra J. Sucher
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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N Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Leslie K. John, Kevin Mohan, Andrew Wasynczuk

John Beshears, Alison Wood Brooks, Christine Exley, Joshua Schwartzstein
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets James K. Sebenius Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q2

Q3
3.0

3.0
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O Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
The Online Economy: Strategy and Entrepreneurship Negotiation, Organizations & Markets (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Benjamin Edelman

Michael Luca
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3
3.0

1.5
Operations Strategy: Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management David F. Drake Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Julie Battilana Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Private Equity Finance Finance Paul A. Gompers, Victoria Ivashina Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Product Management 101; see Field Course: Product Management 101          
Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Mitchell Weiss Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance

Arthur Segel, Charles F. Wu

Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Rebecca M. Henderson, George Serafeim Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Matthew C. Weinzierl Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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S Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Stock Pitching; see Field Course: Stock Pitching          
Strategic Marketing in Creative Industries Marketing Anita Elberse Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy David B. Yoffie Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Janice H. Hammond, Stephen P. Kaufman Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
U Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
Understanding and Influencing Operations as an Investor Technology & Operations Management Nikolaos Trichakis Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
US Healthcare Strategy Technology & Operations Management Leemore S. Dafny Fall 2015 Q1 1.5
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V Area Faculty Name Term    
Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Matthew Rhodes-Kropf Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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