Featured Spring Courses in Business and Management
November 16, 2018
Looking to set yourself apart in the workplace? Boost your skills in leadership, strategy, finance, and communications. Our courses can help you fill the gaps and prepare for your next role.
Note: Many courses in this field are limited enrollment and may fill before registration closes. Act early to save your seat!
Financial Accounting Principles
Taught by Harvard Business School professor V.G. Narayanan, this course teaches you the fundamentals of finance—empowering you to make critical business decisions. The course takes place primarily in an online platform developed by HBX, a digital learning initiative from the faculty at Harvard Business School. You will emerge with a deeper understanding of financial accounting methodology and its application in a number of business scenarios.
Taught by: V.G. Narayanan, Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School
Leading Through Change
The business landscape is changing at a rapid pace. The workplace is becoming more automated, new skill sets and roles are emerging, and decision-making is becoming more complex with the addition of big data. In this course, you can learn how to adapt, support innovation, and successfully lead your business through change initiatives.
Format: Online or on campus
- Harold V. Langlois, President of CMS Associates
- Kathrine Suzanne Livingston, Managing Partner, CMS Associates
Art and Science of Decision Making
Gain insights on the factors that really influence decision outcomes. In this course, you learn strategies for becoming better at both making decisions and influencing how others decide. This course as includes an on-campus weekend where you participate in intensive, interactive sessions with faculty and peers.
Format: Live web conference course with required on-campus weekend.
- Robert S. Duboff, CEO of HawkPartners, LLC
- Margaret C. Andrews, Consultant
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Innovation, globalization, and digitization are transforming every industry. Entrepreneurs and existing firms are compelled to create innovative environments, products, processes, services, and new business models. In this course, you’ll focus on creating new businesses, capturing new markets, and enhancing effectiveness through innovation, entrepreneurship, and new digital capabilities like blockchain.
Format: On campus
- James C. Fitchett, Chief Scientist and Cofounder of Voda, Inc.
- Michael James McCarthy
- William L. Wellman, Founder of Personated Reality Solutions
Psychology of Big Data for Decision Makers and Managers
Big data is changing the way organizations function and the way individuals make decisions. In this course, you examine data science from a psychological perspective—how people respond to output from big data. Gain a competitive edge by understanding how to assess and leverage lessons produced by big data for individual decision making and decision making within organizations.
Format: On campus
Taught by: Jennifer Logg, Postdoctoral Fellow of Business Administration, Negotiation, Organization, and Markets at Harvard Business School
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