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ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
William Sahlman, Some Thoughts on Business Plans
Geoffrey Moore, Crossing the Chasm
Thomas Eisenman, Hypothsis-Driven Entrepreneurship: The Lean Startup
Steven Blank, Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything
Andy Rachleff, Why you should find product market fit before sniffing ...
Students must read a case study for each class, plus supplemental readings that lay out key frameworks, totaling 30-65 pages per week. Participation grades are awarded for insightful analysis and fact-based recommendations. For the midterm and final assignments, students select a start-up and interview the founder. The midterm paper is a written analysis of the company, whereas for the final presentation, students must develop a growth initiative and pitch it as if seeking financing.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 35%
Term Paper(s) - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Enrollment for the course is by written application. Applications are available online: http://commons.princeton.edu/kellercenter/2013/11/high-tech-entrepreneurship-course-application-open.html All applications must be completed and returned by November 26, 2013..
The course includes lecture/discussion sessions, readings from articles, classroom discussions of "cases" describing real entrepreneurial situations, and a few visits to class by entrepreneurs to provide current "real world" guidance.
Open to Graduate Students Only 20
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