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  • OB 533  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Klein, D.
    • Smeton, K.
    • Monin, B.
    • Mattish, P.
    • Gruenfeld, D.
    • Briggs, M.
    This course combines insights from psychological research and theater practice to explore how power and status play a role in most social and professional interactions. Exercises drawn from actor training will illustrate how power is decoded and performed, while lectures from organizational behavior highlight the most relevant conceptual frameworks and ...
  • FINANCE 385  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Jacobs, B.
    • Strebulaev, I.
    • Alvarez, G.
    This course covers all the stages of funding for early stage high-growth companies, from seed funding to venture capital rounds to a successful exit. We will concentrate on how entrepreneurs and investors make and should make important decisions. Examples of issues that we will cover are: How can entrepreneurs raise ...
  • SUST 261  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Robinson, B.
    Common-sense rules and decision-making tools to achieve clarity of action for important decisions, from personal choices to organizational decisions about business strategies and public policies. The art of qualitative framing and structuring as well as the science of quantitative modeling and analysis. The essential focus, discipline, and passion needed to ...
  • OB 513  | 2022-2023
    Why do large, successful companies often have such difficulty in disrupting themselves (e.g., Kodak, Blockbuster, Borders)? How do you maintain an entrepreneurial edge within an existing enterprise? How do you sustain core businesses while simultaneously adapting to disruptive threats? In this course, students will build the skills to spot threats ...
  • GSBGEN 593  | 2022-2023
    Complex interactions among governments, businesses, and other institutions such as media, non-governmental, and international organizations, shape our world and our lives. In this course we will explore the workings of these interactions and the challenges they present for societies around the globe. As specific examples, we will discuss the 21st ...
  • OB 381  | 2022-2023
    Conflict is unavoidable in every organization. The key question is how it will be handled: will it escalate to dysfunctional levels or will it be effectively managed? Hence, a first aim of the course is to develop your ability to analyze conflicts, to look beneath the surface rhetoric of a ...
  • STRAMGT 321  | 2022-2023
    S321/S322 is an integrated lab course in Entrepreneurship designed to teach students the process of creating a new viable venture - from Idea to Launch. It is a dynamic and interactive course organized around projects undertaken by teams of 3 to 4 registered students from the MSx and MBA programs ...
  • STRAMGT 322  | 2022-2023
    S321/S322 is an integrated lab course in Entrepreneurship designed to teach students the process of creating a new viable venture - from Idea to Launch. It is a dynamic and interactive course organized around projects undertaken by teams of 3 to 4 registered students from the MSx and MBA programs ...
  • CHEM 296  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Rosen, H.
    • Niemann, V.
    • Levy, R.
    Open to seniors and graduate students interested in the creation of new ventures and entrepreneurship in engineering and science intensive industries such as chemical, energy, materials, bioengineering, environmental, clean-tech, pharmaceuticals, medical, and biotechnology. Exploration of the dynamics, complexity, and challenges that define creating new ventures, particularly in industries that require ...
  • CHEMENG 296  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Rosen, H.
    • Niemann, V.
    • Levy, R.
    Open to seniors and graduate students interested in the creation of new ventures and entrepreneurship in engineering and science intensive industries such as chemical, energy, materials, bioengineering, environmental, clean-tech, pharmaceuticals, medical, and biotechnology. Exploration of the dynamics, complexity, and challenges that define creating new ventures, particularly in industries that require ...
  • OB 512  | 2022-2023
    Thinking about starting a company that might change the world? In this compressed course, we go beyond the standard texts of how to build a startup. We provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from the real-world experiences of a remarkable collection of experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. They have ...
  • ME 368  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Segovia, K.
    • Klebahn, P.
    d.Leadership is a course that teaches the coaching and leadership skills needed to drive good design process in groups. d.leaders will work on real projects driving design projects within organizations and gain real world skills as they experiment with their leadership style. Take this course if you are inspired by ...
  • MS&E 489  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Segovia, K.
    • Klebahn, P.
    d.Leadership is a course that teaches the coaching and leadership skills needed to drive good design process in groups. d.leaders will work on real projects driving design projects within organizations and gain real world skills as they experiment with their leadership style. Take this course if you are inspired by ...
  • MS&E 284  | 2022-2023
    Modern organizations are immersed in data and are turning to data science to address a variety of business problems. Yet the challenge to realizing the potential of data science lies not only in the technology, but in the transformation of teams, structures, culture, and processes. In this course we will ...
  • ME 206A  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Kohn, M.
    • Coulson, S.
    • Yeturu, M.
    • Lion-Transler, C.
    Design for Extreme Affordability (fondly called Extreme) is a two-quarter course offered by the d.school through the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Business. This multidisciplinary project-based experience creates an enabling environment in which students learn to design products and services that will change the lives of the ...
  • ME 206B  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Kohn, M.
    • Coulson, S.
    • Yeturu, M.
    Design for Extreme Affordability (fondly called Extreme) is a two-quarter course offered by the d.school through the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Business. This multidisciplinary project-based experience creates an enabling environment in which students learn to design products and services that will change the lives of the ...
  • EDUC 335  | 2022-2023
    The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop ...
  • AFRICAST 235  | 2022-2023
    The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop ...
  • MED 235  | 2022-2023
    The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop ...
  • GSBGEN 345  | 2022-2023 Winter

    Instructors:

    • Urstein, R.
    • Rascoff, M.
    • Flores, K.
    The recent pandemic disrupted higher education significantly, surfacing novel needs, while at the same putting decades long trends into sharper focus. This course explores the contemporary higher education industry, focusing especially on the places where disruptions of all kinds present significant opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs, investors, and the businesses ...