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Harvard Graduate School of EducationEDUMonica Higgins
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2016  (show academic calendar)TuTh   10:00 a.m. - 11:29 a.m.Longfellow 319/320 (HGSE)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level

This course focuses on how leaders of organizations, both large and small, public and private, translate good ideas into action. These ideas may be entrepreneurial in nature and entail starting new ventures, or they may be intrapreneurial in nature and entail implementing new initiatives within existing organizational structures. We will focus on how leaders can shape and influence complex decision processes regarding innovative and entrepreneurial ideas most effectively. We will examine both those decisions that were flawed and those that were successful in order to derive lessons about leadership and learning in dynamic, complex, and highly uncertain organizational environments, including the education sector, among others. The course will be largely case-based. Students will be expected to come to class prepared and ready to discuss the case and, if called upon, to role-play their recommendations and take a stand as well.Permission of instructor required. Enrollment is limited to 60 students per section.  Required for first -year Ed.L.D. students who must take the 8:30 a.m. section. For remaining spaces, admission is by lottery, with HGSE students given preference.  Please note that the course is offered twice:  once at 8:30 a.m. and once at 10:00 a.m.  A small number of spaces may be available to cross-registrants. Enrollment procedure will be posted on the course website.

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.