Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: May 18, 2017

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A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Agribusiness Business, Government & the International Economy Forest L. Reinhardt Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
The Arts of Communication General Management Timothy McCarthy Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q2

Q3
1.5

1.5
Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Scott A. Snook

Nancy F. Koehn, David A. Thomas
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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B Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Chet Huber, Rory M. McDonald, Derek van Bever

Prithwiraj Choudhury, V.G. Narayanan
Fall 2017


Spring 2018
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise: Advanced Topics Technology & Operations Management Clayton M. Christensen Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Building Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure Finance John D. Macomber Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Charles C.Y. Wang Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid Marketing (also listed under General Management) V. Kasturi Rangan

Michael Chu
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports Marketing (also listed under General Management) Anita Elberse Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Business of Smart Connected Products/Internet of Things (IOT) Marketing Rajiv Lal Spring 2018 Q3Q4 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 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Commercializing Science; see Field Course: Commercializing Science; Technology Strategy and Business Models for Science-Based Enterprises
Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing John A. Quelch Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Problems (University-wide Course) Strategy Tarun Khanna Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Financial Operations Finance C. Fritz Foley Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Jay Lorsch, Lynn S. Paine Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Corporate Strategy Strategy Raffaella Sadun, Kevin W. Sharer Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating the Modern Financial System Business, Government & the International Economy David A. Moss Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Shared Value: Competitive Advantage through Social Impact General Management Mark Kramer Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Design Thinking & Innovation Problem Solving; see Field Course: Design Thinking & Innovation Problem Solving          
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Feng Zhu Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Doing Business in China 2020 General Management William C. Kirby Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
E-Commerce Marketing Thales S. Teixeira Spring 2018 Q4 1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Ramana Nanda, Robert White Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing; see Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing          
Entrepreneurship through Acquisition; see Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition          
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Robert Higgins Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Extended Field Course: US Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max H. Bazerman Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
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F Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Field Course: Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship General Management Steven S. Rogers Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Challenges and Opportunities in the Restaurant Industry General Management Lena G. Goldberg Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Commercializing Science; Technology Strategy and Business Models for Science-Based Enterprises Technology & Operations Management Gary Pisano Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Customer Discovery in Entrepreneurial Ventures Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Carliss Y. Baldwin, Alan D. MacCormack Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Design Thinking & Innovative Problem Solving Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Srikant M. Datar Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Frank V. Cespedes, Mark N. Roberge Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Field X Entrepreneurial Management Randolph Cohen Fall 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: HBS Neighborhood Business Partnership General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Kristin Mugford, Len Schlesinger Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Private Equity Projects and Ecosystems Finance John Dionne Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia B. Austin Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 102 Application Only Entrepreneurial Management Julia B. Austin Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management (also listed under General Management) Robert S. Huckman Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Founders' Journey Entrepreneurial Management Shikhar Ghosh Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
General Management: Processes and Action General Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Amy C. Edmondson, Joseph B. Fuller Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Sophus A. Reinert Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael M. Di Tella Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Africa; Building Cities Finance John Macomber January 2018 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Israel; Startups and Venture Capital Finance Paul A. Gompers January 2018 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Japan; Innovation through the Fusion of Digital and Analog Strategy (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Ethan S. Bernstein, Hirotaka Takeuchi January 2018 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World General Management Henry W. McGee January 2018 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: New York City;  Private Equity and Real Estate Finance Arthur I Segel January 2018 J 3.0
Immersive Field Course: UK; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Michael Luca January 2018 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Introduction to Technology Sales General Management Lou Shipley Fall 2017 Q1 1.5
Investing for Impact Finance Shawn A. Cole, Vikram S. Gandhi Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Investing in Emerging Markets Finance Sid Yog Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Investment Management for Professional and Personal Investors Finance

Adi Sunderam, Luis M. Viceira

Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance Malcolm P. Baker, Samuel G. Hanson Spring 2018 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 2018 Q3 1.5
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Leadership: Execution & Action Planning Organizational Behavior David G. Fubini, Ryan L. Raffaelli Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Leading Social Enterprise General Management Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1 1.5
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Making Markets Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann, Scott Duke Kominers Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Change and Transformation General Management Rosabeth M. Kanter Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing with Data Science Accounting and Management Srikant M. Datar, Alistair Croll Fall 2017 Q1 1.5
Managing the Financial Firm Finance David S. Scharfstein Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Ethan S. Bernstein, Paul McKinnon Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini

Meg Rithmire
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets John Beshears, Andrew Wasynczuk Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Market Imperfections, Policy, and Strategy Strategy Hong Luo Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Mastering Strategy Execution Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Robert Simons

Tatiana Sandino
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Mergers and Acquisitions Processes and Structures Finance John C. Coates Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
The Microeconomics of Competitiveness: Firms, Clusters, and Economic Development Strategy (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Laura Alfaro Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph L. Badaracco

Sandra J. Sucher
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

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

Katherine B. Coffman, Christine L. Exley, Leslie K. John , Joshua Schwartzstein, Ashley Whillans
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation and Diplomacy Negotiation, Organizations & Markets R. Nicholas Burns, Robert Mnookin, James K. Sebenius Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets James K. Sebenius Fall 2017 Q1 3.0
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O Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Operating Strategies for Growth Technology & Operations Management Gary Pisano Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
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P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
People Analytics Organizational Behavior Jeffrey T. Polzer Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Personal Selling and Sales Force Management Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Doug J. Chung Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Julie Battilana Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Private Equity Finance Finance Victoria Ivashina Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Product Management 101; see Field Course: Product Management 101          
Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Mitchell Weiss Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance

Roberto Charvel, Charles F. Wu

Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) George Serafeim Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Matthew Weinzierl Fall 2017 Q2 1.5
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S Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Scaling Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey F. Rayport Spring 2018 Q4 1.5
Strategic IQ Strategy John R. Wells Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy David B. Yoffie Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Janice H. Hammond Fall 2017 Q1Q2 1.5
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T Area Faculty Name Term    
Transforming Health Care Delivery; see Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery
Twenty-First Century Energy Business, Government & the International Economy (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Joseph B. Lassiter, Forest L. Reinhardt, Martha Crawford Fall 2017 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 S. Dafny Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
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V Area Faculty Name Term    
Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management Nori Gerardo Lietz Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
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