Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated: September 30, 2014

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A Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Juan Alcacer Competing Globally Strategy Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Jose Alvarez Retailing Marketing Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Nava Ashraf Managing Global Health: Applying Behavioral Economics to Create Impact Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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B Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Joseph L. Badaracco The Moral Leader General Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Malcolm P. Baker Behavioral and Value Investing Finance Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Julie Battilana Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Max H. Bazerman IXP Course: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Winter 2015 J 3.0
David E. Bell Agribusiness Marketing Winter 2015 Q4 1.5
John L. Beshears Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Ryan W. Buell Managing Service Operations Technology and Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Jeffrey Bussgang Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
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C Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Frank V. Cespedes Business Marketing & Sales Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Clayton M. Christensen Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Michael Chu

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Lauren Cohen Investment Stategies

Field Course: Stock Pitching
Finance

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Shawn A. Cole

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

IXP Course: India; Social Entrepreneurship

Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management)

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

J
3.0

3.0
David J. Collis Corporate Strategy Strategy Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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D Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Srikant M. Datar Design Thinking and Innovation Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Thomas DeLong Authentic Leadership Development

Managing Human Capital
Organizational Behavior Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Rafael Di Tella Institutions, Macroeconomics and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
David F. Drake Operations Strategy: Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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E Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Alnoor Ebrahim Managing Social Enterprise General Management Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Robert G. Eccles Leading Professional Service Firms Organizational Behavior Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Benjamin G. Edelman The Online Economy Negotiation, Organizations & Markets (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Thomas R. Eisenmann Field Course: Product Management 101

Field Course: Product Management 102
Entrepreneurial Management

Entrepreneurial Management
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Anita Elberse Strategic Marketing in Creative Industries Marketing Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
F Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Frances Frei Why You Should Care: Creating the Conditions for Excellence Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 1.5
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G Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
David Garvin General Management: Processes & Action General Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Francesca Gino Negotiation Intensive Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2014 Q1 3.0
Lena G. Goldberg Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship


Legal Aspects of Management
General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)


General Management

Fall 2014


Fall 2014

Q2

 

Q1

1.5

 

1.5

Paul A. Gompers Private Equity Finance

Field Course: Private Equity Projects
Finance

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Boris Groysberg How Star Women Succeed: Leading Effective Careers and Organizations Organizational Behavior Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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H Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Andrei Hagiu Strategy and Technology Strategy Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Brian Hall Managing, Organizing and Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Richard G. Hamermesh Building Life Science Businesses Entreprenurial Management Fall 2014 Q1 1.5
Janice H. Hammond Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Paul M. Healy Business Analysis & Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Rebecca Henderson Innovation in Business, Energy, and Environment

Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems

Political Economy after the Crisis
Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)

General Management (also listed under Strategy)

General Management
Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0

1.5
Regina E. Herzlinger Innovating in Health Care Intensive Course

Field Course: Innovating in Health Care

Field Course: Health Care Computer - Assisted Innovations

Innovating Biomedical Technology
General Management Fall 2014

Fall 2014

Fall 2014

Fall 2014
Q1

Q2

Q2

Q2

3.0

3.0

3.0

1.5

Robert Higgins Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2014 Q2 1.5
Chet Huber Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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I Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Marco Iansiti Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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J Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Leslie K. John Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Geoffrey Jones Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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K Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Rosabeth M. Kanter Managing Change General Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Stephen P. Kaufman Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Anat Keinan Luxury Marketing Marketing Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Mukti Khaire Entrepreneurial Leadership in Creative Industries (formerly Creative High-Impact Ventures) Entrepreneurial Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Tarun Khanna Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems(University-wide Course) Strategy Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
John Jong-Hyun Kim Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education

Field Course: Social Innovation Lab
General Management Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
Nancy F. Koehn Power and Glory in Turbulent Times: The History of Leadership from Henry V to Steve Jobs General Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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L Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Karim R. Lakhani Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Rajiv Lal Design Thinking and Innovation Accounting & Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Joseph Lassiter Innovation in Business, Energy, and Environment Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Herman B. Leonard Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) General Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Nori Gerardo Lietz Real Estate Private Equity Finance Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Jay Lorsch The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance Organizational Behavior (also listed under General Management) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Michael Luca Negotiation

IXP Course: UK and the Netherlands; Behavioral Insights
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets
Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Q3Q4

J
3.0

3.0
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M Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
John D. Macomber Innovation in Business, Energy, and Environment

Real Estate Development, Design, and Construction

Building Cities: Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Sustainability

IXP Course: Latin America; Building Cities

Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)

Finance

Finance

Finance

Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3

Q4

J
3.0

1.5

1.5

3.0
Christopher J. Malloy Investment Stategies

Field Course: Stock Pitching
Finance

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Timothy McCarthy The Arts of Communication General Management Winter 2015 Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
Paul McKinnon Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Kevin Mohan Negotiation

Deals
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
David Moss History of American Democracy

Creating the Modern Financial System
Business, Government & the International Economy

Business, Government & the International Economy
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Kristin Williams Mugford Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Winter 2015 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 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Tsedal Neeley Leading Teams in a Global Economy Organizational Behavior Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Tom Nicholas The Coming of Managerial Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
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P Course Title Area Term   Credits
Gary Pisano Field Course: Commercializing Science

Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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Q Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
John A. Quelch Consumers, Corporations and Public Health Marketing Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
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R Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
V. Kasturi Rangan

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

Finance (also listed under Marketing and General Management) Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Jefffey Rayport Founders' Dilemmas Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Forest Reinhardt Innovation in Business, Energy, and Environment

Energy
Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)

Business, Government & the International Economy
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3
3.0

1.5
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf Venture Capital and Private Equity Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Dante Roscini Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Clayton Rose Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Rick Ruback Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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S Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
William Sahlman Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)
Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Vicki Sato Field Course: Commercializing Science Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
David S. Scharfstein Managing the Financial Firm Finance Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
James K. Sebenius Negotiation Intensive Course

Great Negotiators, Effective Diplomacy and Intractable Conflicts
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Arthur Segel Real Property

IXP Course: India; Social Entrepreneurship

Real Estate in Frontier Markets
Finance

Finance

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

J

Q3
3.0

3.0

1.5
George Serafeim Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Strategy) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Leonard A. Schlesinger General Management: Processes & Action General Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Amy W. Schulman Why You Should Care: Creating the Conditions for Excellence Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 1.5
Kevin W. Sharer General Management: Processes & Action General Management Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Willy C. Shih
Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise

Technology & Operations Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Robert Simons Designing Competitive Organizations Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Scott A. Snook Authentic Leadership Development Organizational Behavior Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
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T Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Hirotaka Takeuchi IXP Course: Japan; Beyond the Disaster; Emergence of Authentic Entrepreneurship Strategy Winter 2015 J 3.0
Thales S. Teixeira Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing Fall 2014 Q1 1.5
Nikolaos Trichakis Understanding and Influencing Operations as an Investor Technology & Operations Management Winter 2015 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 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Richard H.K. Vietor Energy Business, Government & the International Economy Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
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W Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Noam Wasserman Founders' Dilemmas Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Andrew Wasynczuk Negotiation

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

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets
Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Q1Q2

 

Q3Q4

3.0

 

3.0

Matthew C. Weinzierl The Role of Government in Market Economies Business, Government & the International Economy Winter 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Mitchell Weiss Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Winter 2015 Q3 1.5
Eric D. Werker Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Lucy White Corporate Financial Management Finance Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Robert White Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Finance)
Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Charles F. Wu Real Property
Finance Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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X Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Yuhai Xuan Corporate Financial Management Finance Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
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Y Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Sid Yog Real Property

Real Estate in Frontier Markets
Finance

Finance
Fall 2014

Winter 2015
Q1Q2

Q3
3.0

1.5
Gwen Yu Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements Accounting & Management Fall 2014 Q1Q2 3.0
Royce Yudkoff Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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