SMO 656 - High Technology Business Development

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Business

This course introduces students to the skills and components involved in the development of a high technology based business. Emphasis will be on business development at the interface of science and technology product development, including challenges facing new start-ups. Key business development topics include product development, market creation, building a management team, intellectual property, financing, ownership and exit strategy. Students will experience business development through case studies, presentations and class discussions.