How do you create a successful start-up? What is entrepreneurial leadership in a large firm? What are the differences between an idea and true opportunity? How does an entrepreneur form a team and gather the resources necessary to create a great enterprise? Mentor-guided project focused on developing students’ startup ideas, immersion in nuances of innovation and early stage entrepreneurship, case studies, research on the entrepreneurial process, and the opportunity to network with Silicon Valley’s top entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. For undergraduates of all majors who seek to understand the formation and growth of high-impact start-ups in areas such as information, energy, medical and consumer technologies.
- Limited enrollment. An application process will be used if more than 60 students sign up for the course. Students who register for the course in Axess will be notified by the Engineering Department about this application process prior to the first day of class. Students who are interested in ENGR 145 should enroll in an alternative course in Axess, in case they are not selected to remain in the course.
- This course is offered as part of the Summer Intensive in Technology & Innovation, and qualifies toward the Certificate of Completion in Technology & Innovation.