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
All Roads Lead to Rome: Leadership Lessons from Antiquity (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Frances X. Frei, Emma Dench Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
The Arts of Communication Timothy McCarthy Spring 2016 Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
The Board of Directors and Corporate Governance (also listed under Organizational Behavior) Jay Lorsch, Lynn S. Paine Fall 2015 Q3Q4 3.0
Business at the Base of the Pyramid (also listed under Finance and Marketing) V. Kasturi Rangan

Michael Chu
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar) Herman B. Leonard Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
CS50 for MBAs: Computer Science for Business Leaders David J. Malan Spring 2016 Q4 1.5
Designing Competitive Organizations (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy ) Robert Simons, Tatiana Sandino Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Doing Business in China William C. Kirby Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education John Jong-Hyun Kim Spring 2016 Q3 1.5
Field Course: Innovating in Health Care Regina E. Herzlinger Fall 2015 Q2 1.5
Field Course: Social Innovation Lab John Jong-Hyun Kim, V. Kasturi Rangan Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
General Management: Processes and Action Leonard A. Schlesinger

David Garvin, Kevin W. Sharer
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
IFC: China; The Business of Going Global, China-Style William C. Kirby, Willy C. Shih January 2016 J 3.0
Innovating in Health Care Regina E. Herzlinger Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Law, Management and Entrepreneurship (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Lena Goldberg Fall 2015 Q1Q2 3.0
Leading Social Enterprise Herman B. Leonard Fall 2015 Q1 1.5
Managing Change Rosabeth M. Kanter Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
The Moral Leader Joseph L. Badaracco

Sandra J. Sucher
Fall 2015

Spring 2016
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Public Entrepreneurship (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Mitchell Weiss Fall 2015 Q2 1.5
Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems (also listed under Strategy) Rebecca M. Henderson, George Serafeim Spring 2016 Q3Q4 3.0
US Healthcare Strategy (also listed under Strategy) Leemore S. Dafny Fall 2015 Q1 1.5