Elective Curriculum: Course Descriptions

Last Updated April 13, 2018

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A Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Laura Alfaro The Microeconomics of Competiveness: Firms, Clusters, and Economic Development Strategy (also listed under Business, Government & the International Economy) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Jose Alvarez Retailing Marketing Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Julia Austin Field Course: Product Management 101 Application Only

Field Course: Product Management 102 Application Only
Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Jill Avery Creating Brand Value Marketing Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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B Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Joseph Badaracco The Moral Leader General Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Julie Battilana Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Max Bazerman Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2019 Q4 3.0
Ethan Bernstein Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Ryan Buell Managing Service Operations Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Jeffrey Bussgang Launching Technology Ventures Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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C Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Frank Cespedes Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Michael Chu Business at the Base of the Pyramid Finance (also listed under General Management and Marketing) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Doug Chung Personal Selling and Sales Force Management Marketing (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Katherine Coffman Negotiation

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Randolph Cohen Field Course: Field X

Field Course: Field Y: Projects in Business Management Application Only
Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Shawn Cole Investing in the 21st Century: Return, Risk and Impact Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Martha Crawford Twenty-First Century Energy Business, Government & the International Economy (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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D Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Leemore Dafny U.S. Healthcare Strategy Strategy (also listed under General Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Srikant Datar Managing with Data Science

Developing Mindsets for Innovative Problem Solving
Accounting and Management

Accounting and Management (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)
Fall 2018

Fall 2018
Q1

Q1Q2
1.5

3.0
John Deighton Field Course: Digital Marketing Workshop Marketing Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Rohit Deshpande Field Course: Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship Marketing (also listed under General Management) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
John Dionne Field Course: Private Equity Projects and Ecosystems Application Only Finance Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Rafael Di Tella Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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E Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Amy Edmondson General Management: Processes and Action General Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Anita Elberse The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports Marketing (also listed under General Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
F Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Sara Fleiss Field Course: Projects in Investing Application Only Finance Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
C. Fritz Foley Corporate Financial Operations Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
David Fubini Leadership Execution and Action Planning Organizational Behavior Fall 2018 Q3Q4 3.0
Joseph Fuller General Management: Processes and Action General Management (also listed under Technology & Operations Management) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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G Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Vikram Gandhi Investing in the 21st Century: Return, Risk and Impact Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Shikhar Ghosh Founders' Journey Entrepreneurial Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Lena Goldberg Law, Management and Entrepreneurship

Field Course: Challenges and Opportunities in the Restaurant Industry
Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management)

General Management
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Paul Gompers Immersive Field Course: Israel; Startups and Venture Capital Finance January 2019 J 3.0
Shane Greenstein Digital Innovation and Transformation Technology & Operations Management Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Robin Greenwood Investment Strategies Finance Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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H Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Janice Hammond Supply Chain Management Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Samuel Hanson Investment Strategies Finance Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Rebecca Henderson Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Accounting & Management and Strategy) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Regina Herzlinger Innovating in Health Care General Management Spring 2019 Q3Q4

3.0

Chet Huber Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Robert Huckman Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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I Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Victoria Ivashina Private Equity Finance Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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J Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Leslie John Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Geoffrey Jones Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management and Business, Government & the International Economy) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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K Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Stephen Kaufman Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
William Kerr Managing the Future of Work Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
John Jong-Hyun Kim Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education

Field Course: Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovations in Education

Field Course: Social Innovation Lab
General Management

General Management

General Management
Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Q3

Q3Q4

Q3Q4
1.5

3.0

3.0
Scott Duke Kominers Making Markets Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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L Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Rajiv Lal Reigniting Value through Frontier Technologies (IoT/ML/AI/AR/VR/Blockchain) Marketing Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Herman Leonard Leading Social Enterprise

Field Course: Leading Social Enterprise

Creating Value in Business and Government (HKS-HBS Joint Degree Seminar)
General Management Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Fall 2018
Q1

Q1Q2

Q1Q2
1.5

3.0

3.0
Nori Gerardo Lietz Venture Capital and Private Equity

Real Estate Private Equity
Entrepreneurial Management

Finance
Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1Q2

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Michael Luca Immersive Field Course: UK; Behavioral Insights

From Data to Decisions: The Role of Experiments
Negotiation, Organizations & Markets January 2019

Spring 2019
J

Q4
3.0

1.5
Hong Luo Good Strategies in Flawed Markets (formerly titled Market Imperfections, Policy, and Strategy) Strategy Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
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M Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
John Macomber Sustainable Cities and Resilient Infrastructure

Doing Business in Africa
Finance Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Q3Q4

Q3
3.0

1.5
Deepak Malhotra Negotiation

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Tony Mayo Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Timothy McCarthy The Arts of Communication General Management Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q1

Q3
1.5

1.5
Rory McDonald Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Henry McGee Immersive Field Course: Los Angeles; Hollywood: Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a Digital World

Field Course: Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship
General Management

Marketing (also listed under General Management)
January 2019

Spring 2019
J

Q3Q4
3.0

3.0
Paul McKinnon Managing Human Capital Organizational Behavior Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Kevin Mohan Negotiation

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
David Moss Creating the Modern Financial System Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Kristin Williams Mugford Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring Finance Spring 2019 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 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Donald Ngwe E-Commerce Marketing Spring 2019 Q4 1.5
Tom Nicholas The Coming of Managerial Capitalism: The United States Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
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P Course Title Area Term   Credits
Gary Pisano Managing Growth Technology & Operations Management Spring 2019 Q3 1.5
Jeffrey Polzer People Analytics: Leading in a Data-Driven World Organizational Behavior Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
R Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Ryan Raffaelli Leadership Execution and Action Planning Organizational Behavior Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Lakshmi Ramarajan Power and Influence Organizational Behavior Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Jefffey Rayport Launching Technology Ventures

Scaling Technology Ventures
Entrepreneurial Management Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Q3

Q4
1.5

1.5
Sophus Reinert Globalization and Emerging Markets Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Forest Reinhardt Food and Agribusiness Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Meg Rithmire Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Mark Roberge Field Course: Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under Marketing) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Steven Rogers Field Course: Black Business Leaders and Entrepreneurship General Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Dante Roscini Managing International Trade and Investment Business, Government & the International Economy Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Rick Ruback Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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S Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Raffaella Sadun Corporate Strategy Strategy Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Shelle Santana Creating Brand Value Marketing Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Tatiana Sandino Mastering Strategy Execution Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
David Scharfstein Managing and Innovating in Financial Services Finance Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
James Sebenius Negotiation Intensive Course Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2018

Spring 2019
Q2

Q3
3.0

3.0
Arthur Segel Immersive Field Course: Boston; Investing in a High Priced World Finance January 2019 J 3.0
George Serafeim Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems General Management (also listed under Accounting& Management and Strategy) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Willy Shih Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Lou Shipley Introduction to Technology Sales General Management Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
Robert Simons Mastering Strategy Execution Accounting & Management (also listed under Strategy and General Management) Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Scott Snook Authentic Leader Development Organizational Behavior Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Ariel Stern Field Course: Transforming Health Care Delivery Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Guhan Subramanian Deals Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Sandra Sucher The Moral Leader General Management Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Adi Sunderam Investment Management for Professional and Personal Investors Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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T Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Hirotaka Takeuchi Immersive Field Course: Japan; Innovation through the Fusion of Digital and Analog Strategy January 2019 J 3.0
Thales Teixeira E-Commerce Marketing Fall 2018 Q1 1.5
Brian Trelstad Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Field Course: Social Innovation Lab
General Management Spring 2019

Spring 2019
Q3Q4

Q3Q4
1.5

3.0
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V Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
Boris Vallee Real Property Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Derek van Bever Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise Technology & Operations Management Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Luis Viceira Investment Management for Professional and Personal Investors Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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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 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Andrew Wasynczuk Managing, Organizing & Motivating for Value Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Mitchell Weiss Public Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Management (also listed under General Management) Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Ashley Whillans Negotiation Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Spring 2019 Q3Q4 3.0
Charles Wu Real Property Finance Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
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Y Course Title Area Term Quarter Credits
David Yoffie Strategy and Technology Strategy Fall 2018 Q1Q2 3.0
Royce Yudkoff Financial Management of Smaller Firms

Field Course: Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Finance (also listed under Entrepreneurial Management)

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Q1Q2

Q3Q4

3.0

3.0

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