Courses of Study 2017-2018 
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Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 1221 - Entrepreneurship In The Life Science II

Spring. 1 credit. Letter grades only (no audit).

R. Karpman.

This lecture series presented by faculty and experts in their disciplines is intended to introduce undergraduate students to the requirements that lead to a successful start-up company. Topics in the series include developing and honing your idea, developing a problem statement and value proposition, protecting intellectual property, sources of funding, business structures, the regulatory environment and making a successful pitch.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to explain the complexities involved in creating a start-up business in bio-technology and the life sciences.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to identify if their technology can become intellectual property.

Outcome 3: Students will become conversant with dilutive and non-dilutive funding sources.

Outcome 4: Students will be able to articulate their idea in a clear and concise fashion and develop an appropriate value proposition.

Outcome 5: Students will be able to identify and seek assistance from faculty members throughout the University who have knowledge and skills within the entrepreneurship arena to advance their ideas.

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