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

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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.