E81 CSE 507A Technology Entrepreneurship

This is a course for students who plan to be, or work with, entrepreneurs. An entrepreneurial mindset is needed to create or grow economically viable enterprises, be they new companies, new groups within companies, or new university laboratories. This course aims to cultivate an entrepreneurial perspective with particular emphasis on information technology-related activities. The course is jointly offered for business and CSE students, allowing for acculturation between these disciplines. In addition to an introductory treatment of business and technology fundamentals, course topics include: business ethics, opportunity assessment, team formation, financing, intellectual property and university technology transfer. The course features significant participant and guest instruction from experienced practitioners. Prerequisites: none.

Credit 3 units.

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