MBA Required Curriculum (1st Year)

Leadership and Corporate Accountability

In this course, students learn about the complex responsibilities facing business leaders today. Through cases about difficult managerial decisions, the course examines the legal, ethical, and economic responsibilities of corporate leaders. It also teaches students about management and governance systems leaders can use to promote responsible conduct by companies and their employees, and shows how personal values can play a critical role in effective leadership.

MBA Elective Curriculum (2nd Year)

General Management
Course Title Faculty Name Term Quarter Credits
The Arts of Communication Timothy McCarthy Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q2

Q3
1.5

1.5
Business at the Base of the Pyramid (also listed under Marketing) V. Kasturi Rangan

Michael Chu
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (also listed under Marketing) Anita Elberse Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Jay Lorsch, Lynn S. Paine, Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Creating Shared Value: Competitive Advantage through Social Impact Mark Kramer Fall 2016 Q1 1.5
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders David J. Malan Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Field Course: Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship Steven S. Rogers Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: Challenges and Opportunities in the Restaurant Industry Lena G. Goldberg Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Doing Business in China 2020 William C. Kirby Spring 2018 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Geoffrey Jones Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Field Course: HBS Neighborhood Business Partnership (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Kristin Mugford, Len Schlesinger Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Leading Social Enterprise Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery (also listed under Technology & Operations Management ) Robert S. Huckman Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
General Management: Processes and Action (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Amy C. Edmondson, Joseph B. Fuller Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World Henry W. McGee January 2018 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care Regina E. Herzlinger Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Introduction to Technology Sales Lou Shipley Fall 2017 Q1 1.5
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Leading Social Enterprise Herman B. Leonard Fall 2017 Q1 1.5
Managing Change and Transformation Rosabeth M. Kanter Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Mastering Strategy Execution (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) Robert Simons

Tatiana Sandino
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
The Moral Leader Joseph L. Badaracco

Sandra J. Sucher
Fall 2017

Spring 2018
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Public Entrepreneurship (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Mitchell Weiss Fall 2017 Q1Q2 3.0
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) George Serafeim Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
U.S. Healthcare Strategy (also listed under Strategy) Leemore S. Dafny Spring 2018 Q3Q4 3.0