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  • Economics BUSGEN 143 Fall 2023
    Instructors:
    • Anat Admati
    As society faces major challenges, democracies and “free-market” capitalism appear to be in crisis. This interdisciplinary course will explore the complex interactions between corporations, governments, and individuals, drawing on insights from the social sciences, business, and law to understand how institutions and collective actions translate to a set of rules ...
  • Economics BUSGEN 105 Fall 2023
    Instructors:
    • Garth Saloner
    This course will begin by examining strategy in established companies. What is strategy? What are the components of good strategies? How is internal and external strategic consistency achieved? Who sets strategy, and how? With answers to these questions in hand, we will turn to how strategy is different in start-ups ...
  • Organizational Behavior BUSGEN 115 Spring 2024
    Instructors:
    • Nir Halevy
    Human thinking is geared toward understanding and mastering social interactions. GSBUG115 explores cognitive, affective, behavioral, social and organizational processes that shape how we manage strategic interactions. The course builds on concepts and research findings from decision theory, behavioral game theory, negotiation research, and other relevant streams of investigation in the ...
  • Accounting BUSGEN 104 Spring 2024
    Instructors:
    • Maureen McNichols
    Unlock the language of corporate social responsibility with our course “Metrics and Their Meaning: Interpreting Corporate Environmental and Social Impact Disclosures.” Have you wondered what corporations reveal about their environmental and social policies and performance? Do you want the skills to interpret their disclosures, to understand how companies manage their ...
  • Organizational Behavior BUSGEN 101 Spring 2024
    Instructors:
    • Amir Goldberg
    What does the AI revolution mean for the future of work, careers and organizations? The course will start with an overview of leading theories of organizations, all of which were effectively modeled on the 20th century firm. We will then turn to understanding recent developments in machine learning and AI ...
  • Finance BUSGEN 102 Winter 2024
    Instructors:
    • Darrell Duffie
    In its exploration of the future of money and payments, this course focuses on technology, market competition, and public policy. Money and payments have long been dominated by physical cash and by transfers between deposit accounts of correspondent banks, including central banks. After a grounding in conventional payment systems, the ...
  • Accounting BUSGEN 100 Winter 2024
    Instructors:
    • Joseph Piotroski
    This course introduces and operationalizes the Triple Bottom Line framework for measuring and managing sustainable value creation. The framework highlights the balance that needs to be achieved by an organization across three dimensions of sustainability-related performance - environmental stewardship, social impact, and value creation - and provides a powerful lens ...