Technology Entrepreneurship (CS4313.01)

Meltem Ballan

Entrepreneurship is not just about start-ups. It is a problem-solving frame of mind that requires technical expertise, a business sense, an ability to anticipate the future, and an appreciation of social context. In this course students are required to group in the first course. The teams will have business acumen, technology acumen and marketing acumen/product acumen. First and second weeks of the class we will have technology executives to come with 4-5 ideas. Each team will select one of the ideas to explore, build and execute a business idea as a startup entrepreneur. There will be biweekly meetings with company representatives to present the process.


Learning Outcomes:
- Students will learn the ideation process of a technology product
- Students will learn how to present their ideas to raise money
- Students will learn how to build a prototype and minimum viable product.

Delivery Method: Hybrid
Prerequisites: Please contact faculty before registering for evaluation: Skills required: Advance computer skills, minimum of two internships, being able to code in python, java and javascript; web development skills.  Business Acumen: Business planning; technical writing and powerpoint skills; Marketing Acumen: Social media marketing
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
T 2:10PM - 5:50PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: 4000 , All courses , Computer Science , Four Credit , Hybrid , Media Studies