Sustainable Technology Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers

MECH/AREC 581a2

 

Week

Date

Topic(s)

notes and multimedia

Assignments

Confirmed Guest Speakers

1

Jan. 19

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development

notes01.ppt

 

Lou Bucelli, Bucelli and Co, LLC.

2

Jan. 26

Economic Growth and the Technology Entrepreneur (Graff)

dean kamen

mark koska

notes02.ppt

venture01.doc

QuadChart.ppt

Amy Prieto, Co-Founder, Prieto Battery

3

Feb. 2

Opportunity Evaluation and Product Planning (Marchese)

notes03.doc  

Stephen Schmutzer, Founder, Firefly Medical

4

Feb. 9

Competitive Strategy (Turley)

reading1.pdf

reading2.pdf

notes04.pptx

four questions every venture should ask

venture02.doc

 

Bryan Willson, Co-Founder, Envirofit International and Solix Biofuels

5

Feb. 16

Innovation Strategies (Turley)

notes05.pptx venture03.doc

W.S. Sampath,Co-Founder, Abound Solar

6

Feb. 23

Indentifying Customer Needs (Marchese)

Ulrich, Ch. 4

notes06.doc

venture04.docx

(due date TBD)

Ken Reardon,CTO, OptiEnz Sensors

7

Mar, 2

The Business Plan (Turley)

notes07.pptx venture05.docx

Justin Discoe, Co-founder, Sprig Toys

8

Mar. 9

Product Specifications (Marchese)

notes06.doc

case-study.ppt

copeland

venture04.docx

(due March 30)


9

Mar. 16

Spring Break

   


10

Mar. 23

Types of Ventures (Graff)

Suggestions for Book Report  

Scott Deeter, CEO, Ventria Bioscience

11

Mar. 30

Legal Formation and Intellectual Property (Graff)

notes11.ppt

mutschler-graff-paper.pdf

venture06.doc

Tim Reeser, COO, Cynergy, Todd Headley, CSURF

12

Apr. 6

Sources of Capital (Graff)

   

Catherine Merigold, Vista Ventures

13

Apr. 13

The Marketing and Sales Plan (Turley)

notes13.ppt org-profile.doc

Book Report Presentations

14

Apr. 20

Envirofit Case Study (Hudnut)

Envirofit Case Study

notes14.ppt

venture07.doc

Tim Bauer , VP Engineering, Envirofit International

15

Apr. 27

The New Enterprise Organization (Marchese)

notes15.ppt final-pres.doc

Ed Van Dyne , VanDyne SuperTurbo

16

May 4

Final Presentations

   


 

home and objectives
course outline
course notes and handouts

venture challenge

guest speakers
links
rules and grading

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2011 Anthony J. Marchese.