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Entrepreneurship for Engineers

Course Number:

70414


Faculty

Robert Daley, rdaley@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Business


Concentrations

Entrepreneurship


Course Description

This introductory course in entrepreneurship primarily targets non-business students and assumes no background in business. Students majoring in science, computer science, engineering, the humanities or the arts are exposed to fundamental concepts and issues around innovation and entrepreneurship. The course provides a foundation for starting a new venture and innovating new technologies and products within existing organizations. Topics covered will include: identifying a business opportunity, building a team, finance, equity investment, managing risk, market understanding, and competitive advantage. Emphasis will be on team projects, including developing an investor pitch for an original idea.

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None