Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: May 15, 2019

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A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S TU V W

A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Applied Business Analytics Technology & Operations Management Yael Grushka-Cockayne, Michael Parzen Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
The Arts of Communication General Management Timothy McCarthy

Larry Quartana

Timothy McCarthy
Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1

Q2

Q3
1.5

1.5

1.5
Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Scott Snook

Robin Ely, Tony Mayo
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
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 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Behavioral Economics: The Leader as Decision Architect Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max Bazerman, Mario Small Spring 2020 Q4 1.5
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Chet Huber, Rory McDonald

Allison Mnookin, Derek van Bever
Fall 2019


Spring 2020
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Jonas Heese, Charles C.Y. Wang Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid General Management (also listed under Marketing) Michael Chu Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports Marketing (also listed under General Management) Anita Elberse Fall 2019 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 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Competing Globally Strategy Juan Alcacer Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Competitive Strategy and Social Impact: Creating Shared Value Strategy (also listed under General Management) Mark Kramer Fall 2019 Q1 1.5
Corporate Finance: Corporate Financial Operations Finance C. Fritz Foley Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Finance: Strategy and Finance Finance Benjamin Esty Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Lynn Paine Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Corporate Misconduct Accounting & Management Eugene Soltes Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
Crafting Your Life: the Tactics and Practices of the First 10 Years Post MBA Organizational Behavior Leslie Perlow Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Brand Value Marketing Jill Avery

Shelle Santana
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3
3.0

1.5
Creating the Modern Financial System Business, Government & the International Economy David Moss Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating Value Across Markets: Corporate Strategy Strategy Raffaella Sadun, Kevin Sharer Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Herman Leonard Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders General Management David Malan Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders (Intensive) General Management David Malan Spring 2020 Q3 3.0
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Deals Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Guhan Subramanian Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Demystifying Family Businesses Technology & Operations Management Christina Wing Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Shane Greenstein

Feng Zhu
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0
Doing Business in China General Management William Kirby Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
E-Commerce Marketing Ayelet Israeli, Donald Ngwe Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Entrepreneurial Failure Entrepreneurial Management Thomas Eisenmann Fall 2019 Q1 1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Shai Bernstein, Jim Matheson

Paul Gompers
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
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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 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Challenges and Opportunities in the Restaurant Industry General Management Lena Goldberg, Michael Kaufman Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Corporate Misconduct Accounting & Management Eugene Soltes Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank Cespedes Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Application Only Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Field X Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Randolph Cohen Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Field Y: Projects in Business Management Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Randolph Cohen Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina Herzlinger Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Lab to Market Technology & Operations Management Peter Barrett, Karim Lakhani Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Private Equity Projects and Ecosystems Application Only Finance John Dionne Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia Austin Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 102 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia Austin Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Social Innovation Field Projects General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim, V. Kasturi Rangan Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management Robert Huckman, Ariel Stern Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Richard Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Food and Agribusiness Business, Government & the International Economy Forest Reinhardt Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Founders' Journey Entrepreneurial Management Shikhar Ghosh Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Game Theory Strategy Elon Kohlberg Fall 2019 Q2 1.5
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Sophus Reinert Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Good Strategies in Flawed Markets (formerly titled Market Imperfections, Policy, and Strategy) Strategy Hong Luo Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
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H Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
How to Talk Gooder in Business and Life Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Alison Wood Brooks Spring 2020 Q4 1.5
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Immersive Field Course: Africa; Building Cities Finance John Macomber January 2020 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Asia; China Belt & Road Initiative Business, Government & the International Economy (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Meg Rithmire, Willy Shih January 2020 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Cuba; Islands in the Stream - Economy, Trade, and the Role of Business and Global Markets in the Future of Cuba Finance Arthur Segel , Charles Wu January 2019 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Israel; Startups and Venture Capital Finance Paul Gompers January 2020 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Japan; Innovation through the Fusion of Digital and Analog Strategy Hirotaka Takeuchi January 2020 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World General Management Henry McGee January 2020 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina Herzlinger Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael Di Tella Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Integrated Design: MS/MBA Year Two Technology and Operations Management Alan MacCormack Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Investing - Risk, Return, and Impact (formerly Investing in the 21st Century - Return, Risk, and Impact) Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Shawn Cole, Vikram Gandhi Spring 2020 Q3Q3 3.0
Investment Management for Professional and Personal Investors Finance

Adi Sunderam, Luis Viceira

Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance Robin Greenwood, Samuel Hanson Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
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L Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Bussgang, Sam Clemens Fall 2019 Q2 1.5
Launch Lab/Thesis 1 Technology and Operations Management Robert Howe, Alan MacCormack January 2020 J 3.0
Launch Lab/Thesis 2 Entrepreneurial Management Beth Altringer, Krzysztof Gajos, Thomas Eisenmann Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) John Batter Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Leadership Execution and Action Planning Organizational Behavior David Fubini

Ryan Raffaelli
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Leadership and Happiness General Management Arthur Brooks, Leonard Schlesinger Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
Leading Difference Organizational Behavior (also listed under Negotiation, Organizations & Markets and Technology & Operations Management) Frances Frei, Francesca Gino Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Making Markets Entrepreneurial Management Scott Duke Kominers Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing the Future of Work Entrepreneurial Management William Kerr, Christopher Stanton Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management Gary Pisano Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Ethan Bernstein Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini

Meg Rithmire
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Managing and Innovating in Financial Services Finance David Scharfstein Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Rayport Fall 2019 Q2 1.5
Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Ryan Buell Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Mastering Strategy Execution Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Susanna Gallani, Robert Simons Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph Badaracco

Sandra Sucher
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Motivation and Incentives Negotiation, Organizations & Markets John Beshears, Brian Hall Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
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N Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Kevin Mohan, Julian Zlatev

Leslie John, Joshua Schwartzstein
Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation and Diplomacy Negotiation, Organizations & Markets R. Nicholas Burns, Robert Mnookin, James Sebenius Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Christine Exley

James Sebenius, Andrew Wasynczuk

Andrew Wasynczuk
Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Spring 2020
Q1

Q2

Q4
3.0

3.0

3.0
P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
People Analytics: Leading in a Data-Driven World Organizational Behavior Jeffrey Polzer Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Lakshmi Ramarajan Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Private Equity Finance Finance Victoria Ivashina Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Mitchell Weiss Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance Boris Vallee, Charles Wu Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Reigniting Value through Frontier Technologies (IoT/ML/AI/AR/VR/Blockchain) Marketing Rajiv Lal Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) Ethan Rouen, George Serafeim Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Matthew Weinzierl Fall 2019 Q2 1.5
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S Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Sales Management & Strategy (formerly Personal Selling and Sales Force Management) Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Doug Chung Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Scaling Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Rayport Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation General Management Brian Trelstad Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
Strategic IQ Intensive Strategy John Wells Fall 2019 Q1 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy Andy Wu, David Yoffie Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Kris Johnson Ferreira, Janice Hammond Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Sustainable Cities and Resilient Infrastructure Finance John Macomber Spring 2020 Q3Q4 3.0
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T Area Faculty Name Term    
Tech Ethics: AI, Biotech, and the Future of Human Nature General Management Douglas Melton, Michael Sandel Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Tech Sales Entrepreneurial Management Mark Roberge, Lou Shipley Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Transforming Education through Social Entrepreneurship General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
Transforming Ideas into Powerful Enterprises Intensive Strategy John Wells Spring 2020 Q3 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 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
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V Area Faculty Name Term    
Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management Nori Gerardo Lietz Fall 2019 Q1Q2 3.0
W Area Faculty Name Term    
War & Peace: The Lessons of History for Leadership, Strategy & Humanity

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Deepak Malhotra Spring 2020 Q3 1.5
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