Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: May 7, 2015

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A Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Juan Alcacer Competing Globally Strategy Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Laura Alfaro The Microeconomics of Competiveness: Firms, Clusters, and Economic Development Strategy Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Jose Alvarez Retailing Marketing Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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B Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Joseph L. Badaracco The Moral Leader General Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Malcolm P. Baker Investment Strategies Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Julie Battilana Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Max H. Bazerman IFC: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets January 2016 J 3.0
David E. Bell Agribusiness Marketing Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
John L. Beshears Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Alison Wood Brooks Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Ryan W. Buell Managing Service Operations Technology and Operations Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Jeffrey Bussgang Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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C Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Frank V. Cespedes Business Marketing & Sales,

Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing
Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Prithwiraj Choudhury Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Clayton M. Christensen Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Michael Chu

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Doug J. Chung Business Marketing & Sales Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Shawn A. Cole

IFC: India; Social Enterprise and Private Sector Approaches in Developing India

Finance January 2016 J 3.0
David J. Collis Corporate Strategy Strategy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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D Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Leemore S. Dafny US Healthcare Strategy Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1 1.5
Srikant M. Datar Field Course: i-Lab Design Thinking Projects Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
John A. Deighton Big Data in Marketing Marketing Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
Thomas DeLong Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Emma Dench All Roads Lead to Rome: Leadership Lessons from Antiquity General Management (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Rafael Di Tella Institutions, Macroeconomics and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
John Dionne Field Course: Private Equity Projects Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
David F. Drake Operations Strategy: Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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E Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Benjamin G. Edelman The Online Economy: Strategy and Entrepreneurship Negotiation, Organizations & Markets (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Amy C. Edmondson Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Spring 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Thomas R. Eisenmann Field Course: Product Management 101

Field Course: Product Management 102

Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing
Entrepreneurial Management

Entrepreneurial Management

Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing)
Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0

3.0
Anita Elberse Strategic Marketing in Creative Industries Marketing Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Christine Exley Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
F Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Frances Frei All Roads Lead to Rome: Leadership Lessons from Antiquity General Management (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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G Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
David Garvin General Management: Processes & Action General Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Shikhar Ghosh Founders' Dilemmas Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Lena G. Goldberg Law, Management and Entrepreneurship General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Paul A. Gompers Private Equity Finance Finance Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Ian D. Gow Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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H Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Brian Hall Managing, Organizing and Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Richard G. Hamermesh Building Life Science Businesses Entreprenurial Management Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
Janice H. Hammond Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Samuel G. Hanson Investment Strategies Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Rebecca Henderson Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Regina E. Herzlinger Innovating in Health Care

Field Course: Innovating in Health Care
General Management Fall 2015

Fall 2015

Q1Q2

Q2

3.0

1.5

Robert Higgins Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Chet Huber Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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I Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Victoria Ivashina Private Equity Finance Finance Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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J Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Leslie K. John Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Geoffrey Jones Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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K Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Rosabeth M. Kanter Managing Change General Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Stephen P. Kaufman Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Anat Keinan Luxury Marketing Marketing Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Tarun Khanna Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems(University-wide Course) Strategy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
John Jong-Hyun Kim Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education

Field Course: Social Innovation Lab
General Management Spring 2016

Spring 2016
Q3

Q3Q4
1.5

3.0
William C. Kirby IFC: China; The Business of Going Global, China-Style

Doing Business in China
General Management January 2016

Spring 2016
J

Q3Q4
3.0

1.5
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L Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Karim R. Lakhani Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Herman B. Leonard Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar)

Leading Social Enterprise
General Management Fall 2015

Fall 2015
Q1Q2

Q1
3.0

1.5
Nori Gerardo Lietz Real Estate Private Equity Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Jay Lorsch The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Fall 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Richard Locke Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Michael Luca IFC: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights

The Online Economy: Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets January 2016

Spring 2016
J

Q3
3.0

1.5
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M Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Alan D. MacCormack Field Course: Entrepreneurship Laboratory (E-Lab) Technology & Operations Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
John D. Macomber IFC: Africa; Building Cities

Building Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure
Finance January 2016

Spring 2016
J

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Christopher J. Malloy Field Course: Stock Pitching Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Rory M. McDonald Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Paul McKinnon Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Kevin Mohan Negotiation

Deals
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
David Moss History of American Democracy Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Kristin Williams Mugford Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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N Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Ramana Nanda Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Tom Nicholas The Coming of Managerial Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
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P Course Title Area Term   Credits
Lynn S. Paine The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Gary Pisano Field Course: Commercializing Science

Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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Q Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
John A. Quelch Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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R Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Lakshmi Ramarajan Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Spring 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
V. Kasturi Rangan

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

Field Course: Social Innovation Lab

Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management)

General Management
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Jefffey Rayport Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Sophus A. Reinert Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Forest Reinhardt Energy Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Dante Roscini Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Rick Ruback Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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S Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Raffaella Sadun Corporate Strategy Strategy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
William Sahlman Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)
Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Tatiana Sandino Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Vicki Sato Field Course: Commercializing Science Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
David S. Scharfstein Managing the Financial Firm Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Leonard A. Schlesinger General Management: Processes & Action General Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Amy W. Schulman How Star Women Succeed: Leading Effective Careers and Organizations Organizational Behavior Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Joshua Schwartzstein Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
James K. Sebenius Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q2

Q3
3.0

3.0
Arthur Segel Real Property

IFC: New York City; Private Equity and Real Estate
Finance Fall 2015

January 2016
Q1Q2

J
3.0

3.0
George Serafeim Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Kevin W. Sharer General Management: Processes & Action General Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Willy C. Shih IFC: China; The Business of Going Global, China-Style General Management January 2016 J 3.0
Robert Simons Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Scott A. Snook Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Sandra J. Sucher The Moral Leader General Management Spring 2016 Q1Q2 3.0
Adi Sunderam Investment Management Finance Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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T Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Hirotaka Takeuchi IFC: Japan; Tohoku: The World's Test Market for Authentic Entrepreneurship Strategy January 2016 J 3.0
Thales S. Teixeira Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Nikolaos Trichakis Understanding and Influencing Operations as an Investor Technology & Operations Management Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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V Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Derek van Bever Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Luis M. Viceira Investment Management Finance Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Richard H.K. Vietor Energy Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
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W Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Charles C.Y. Wang Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Andrew Wasynczuk Negotiation

Managing, Organizing and Motivating for Value
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets
Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Q1Q2

 

Q3Q4

3.0

 

3.0

Matthew C. Weinzierl The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Mitchell Weiss Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Robert White Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)
Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Charles F. Wu Real Property
Finance Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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Y Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
David B. Yoffie Strategy and Technology Strategy Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Sid Yog Investing in Emerging Markets Finance Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
Royce Yudkoff Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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Z Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Feng Zhu Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
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