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Fall 2013-2014
ELE 591 / EGR 591   na, npdf

High Tech Entrepreneurship

Christopher B. Kuenne

This "hands-on" course introduces students to the analysis and actions required to launch and commercialize a tech company through the use of Harvard Business School cases and some brief lectures. Students learn how to use several conceptual frameworks and analytical techniques to evaluate technologies, markets and commercialization strategies. Additionally, students learn how to attract and motivate the resources needed to start a company (e.g. people, corporate partners and venture capital), preparing comprehensive business plans, structure business relationships and create and grow enterprise value.

Sample reading list:
William Sahlman, Some Thoughts on Business Plans

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This course includes lecture/discussion sessions, readings from articles, classroom discussions of "cases" describing real entrepreneurial situations, and visits to class by entrepreneurs and investors to provide current "real world" guidance. Enrollment is limited to graduate students.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21532 L01 01:30:00 pm - 02:50:00 pm T Th   Friend Center   006   Enrolled:13 Limit:10 Closed