Essentials of Technology Entrepreneurship
Introduction to the entrepreneurial process within technology intensive ventures. Roles of entrepreneurs and their start-up teams. Suitable business models and strategies. Legal issues and intellectual property. Financial issues and venture resources. Role of the customer and entrepreneurial marketing. Course will include group case studies of technology entrepreneurial ventures. Students will work in teams to develop a marketing plan and a business plan for a technology-intensive entrepreneurial venture of their choice. Course requires a prior foundational understanding of IT as is typically developed by the start of junior year.