Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: April 11, 2014

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A Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Agribusiness Marketing David E. Bell Winter 2015 Q4 1.5
Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Thomas DeLong, Scott Snook

Scott Snook
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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B Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Behavioral and Value Investing Finance Malcolm P. Baker Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Jay Lorsch, John C. Coates Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Building Cities: Urbanization, Infrastructure, and Sustainability Finance John D. Macomber Winter 2015 Q4 1.5
Building Life Science Businesses Entreprenurial Management Richard G. Hamermesh Fall 2014 Q1 1.5
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Stephen P. Kaufman, Willy C. Shih, Chet Huber, Derek van Bever

Clayton M. Christensen, Derek van Bever
Fall 2014


Winter 2015
Q1Q2


Q3Q4
3.0


3.0
Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Paul M. Healy, Gwen Yu Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management) V. Kasturi Rangan, Shawn A. Cole

Michael Chu
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Business Marketing & Sales Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Frank V. Cespedes Fall 2014 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 Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Commercializing Science; see Field Course: Commercializing Science
Competing Globally Strategy Juan Alcacer Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing John A. Quelch Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems(University-wide Course) Strategy Tarun Khanna Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Financial Management Finance Lucy White, Yuhai Xuan Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Strategy Strategy David J. Collis Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating the Modern Financial System Business, Government and the International Economy David Moss Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) Finance Herman B. Leonard Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Kristin Williams Mugford Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Creative High-Impact Ventures: Entrepreneurs Who Changed The World; see Entrepreneurial Leadership in Creative Industries          
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D Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Deals Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Kevin Mohan Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Design Thinking and Innovation Accounting & Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing) Srikant M. Datar, Rajiv Lal Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Robert Simons Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing Thales S. Teixeira Fall 2014 Q1 1.5
Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Karim R. Lakhani, Marco Iansiti Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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E Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Energy Business, Government & the International Economy Forest Reinhardt, Richard H.K. Vietor Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Ramana Nanda, William Sahlman Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurial Leadership in Creative Industries (formerly Creative High-Impact Ventures) Entrepreneurial Management Mukti Khaire Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education General Management John Jong-Hyun Kim Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Robert Higgins Fall 2014 Q2 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 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Health Care Computer Assisted Innovations General Management Regina E. Herzlinger, Margo Seltzer Fall 2014 Q2 3.0
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger, Kevin Schulman Fall 2014 Q2 3.0
Field Course: Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Private Equity Projects Finance Paul A. Gompers Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Product Management 101 Entrepreneurial Management Thomas R. Eisenmann Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Social Innovation Lab General Management

Alnoor Ebrahim, John Jong-Hyun Kim

Winter 2015 Q4 1.5
Field Course: Stock Pitching Finance Lauren Cohen, Christopher Malloy Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Financial Management of Smaller Firms Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)Richard S. Ruback, Royce Yudkoff Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Founders' Dilemmas Entrepreneurial Management Noam Wasserman Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Games of Chance and Strategy Strategy Elon Kohlberg Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
General Management: Processes and Action General Management Leonard A. Schlesinger

David Garvin, Kevin W. Sharer
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Eric D. Werker Fall 2014 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 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
How Star Women Succeed: Leading Effective Careers and Organizations Organizational Behavior Boris Groysberg Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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I Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Innovating Biomedical Technology General Management Regina E. Herzlinger, Kevin Schulman Fall 2014 Q2 1.5
Innovating in Health Care Intensive Course; see also: Field Course: Innovating in Health Care General Management Regina E. Herzlinger, Kevin Schulman Fall 2014 Q1 3.0
Innovation in Business, Energy, and Environment Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Rebecca M. Henderson, Joseph B. Lassiter, John D. Macomber Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Rafael M. Di Tella, Lakshmi Iyer Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Investment Strategies Finance

Lauren Cohen, Christopher J. Malloy

Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
IXP Course: India; Social Entrepreneurship Strategy Tarun Khanna Winter 2015 J 3.0
IXP Course: Japan; Innovating for Recovery: Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship Strategy Hirotaka Takeuchi Winter 2015 J 3.0
IXP Course: Latin America; Building Cities Finance John Macomber Winter 2015 J 3.0
IXP Course: UK; Improving Patient Outcomes in National Health Service Hospitals Marketing (also listed under Technology and Operations Management) John A. Quelch, Richard M.J. Bohmer Winter 2015 J 3.0
IXP Course: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Max H. Bazerman, Michael Luca Winter 2015 J 3.0
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L Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
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Launching Technology Ventures; also see Field Course: Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Jeffrey Bussgang Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Leading Professional Service Firms Organizational Behavior Robert G. Eccles Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Leading Teams in a Global Economy Organizational Behavior Tsedal Neeley Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2014 Q2 1.5
Legal Aspects of Management General Management Lena Goldberg Fall 2014 Q1 1.5
Luxury Marketing Marketing Anat Keinan Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
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M Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Managing the Financial Firm Finance David S. Scharfstein Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Global Health: Applying Behavioral Economics to Create Impact Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Nava Ashraf Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Dante Roscini Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Brian Hall, Andrew Wasynczuk Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Ryan W. Buell Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Managing Social Enterprise General Management Alnoor Ebrahim Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
The Moral Leader General Management Joseph L. Badaracco Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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N Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Kevin Mohan, Andrew Wasynczuk

Michael Luca, Alison Wood Brooks, John Beshears
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Francesca Gino Fall 2014 Q1 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 Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Operations Strategy: Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management David F. Drake Winter 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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P Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Political Economy after the Crisis General Management Rebecca M. Henderson, Roberto Unger Winter 2015 Q3Q4 1.5
Power and Glory in Turbulent Times: The History of Leadership from Henry V to Steve Jobs General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Nancy F. Koehn Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Julie Battilana Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Private Equity Finance Finance Paul A. Gompers Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Product Management 101; see Field Course: Product Management 101          
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R Area Faculty Name Term Quarters Credits
Real Estate Development, Design, and Construction Finance John D. Macomber Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Real Estate in Frontier Markets Finance Arthur Segel, Roberto Charvel, Sid Yog Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Real Estate Private Equity Finance Nori Gerardo Lietz Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Real Property Finance

Arthur Segel, Charlie Wu, Sid Yog

Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Rebecca M. Henderson, Clayton S. Rose, George Serafeim Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Retailing Marketing Jose Alvarez Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Matthew C. Weinzierl Winter 2015 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 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Strategy and Technology Strategy Andrei Hagiu Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Janice H. Hammond Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
U Area Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
Understanding and Influencing Operations as an Investor Technology & Operations Management Ananth Raman, Nikolaos Trichakis Winter 2015 Q3 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 Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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