SMO 600 - From Science to Business: Translational and Entrepreneurial Challenges

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Business

This is a project-focused course on technology entrepreneurship and translation. At the core of the course will be `real life' projects that require business development analysis and assessment. Based on their projects, students will be expected to produce technology commercialization plans as a key output for the course. In addition, the course will address key strategic and policy issues related to enhancing technology entrepreneurship at the science-business interface. Topics covered include open innovation systems, the challenges associated with the bridging the gap between science and business, and the strategic management technology translation and entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: SMO 659 or permission from the MBA Office.