This companion course to MS&E472 - Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Seminar teaches how to look at a business and analyze its key components using speakers at the weekly Thought Leader Seminar. Assess each company's business model and discuss how the founders discovered their opportunity, built their team, and got funded. Topics are relevant for up-and-coming founders of companies and future engineers or scientists participating in a startup.
- Venture Financing
- Business Models
- Interpersonal dynamics in the startup environment
- Ravi Belani Lecturer, Management Science and Engineering
- Forum participation- 15%
- Virtual presentation- 20%
- Micro-project- 15%
- Weekly assignments- 35%
- Final assignment/Lessons learned- 15%
Corequisite: Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Seminar (Stanford Course MS&E472)
- 1 year of college level calculus (through calculus of several variables)
- Background in statistics
- An undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
We highly recommend watching the course preview to ensure you have the requisite background and understand the scope of material covered.
Tuition & Fees
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