EGR 491 / ELE 491 na, npdf
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 ...
See instructor for complete list
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%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Enrollment for the course is by written application bit.ly/ELE491App, deadline is December 6, 2016.
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.
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