ENTR 500 - Technology Realization Program/Commercialization/Entrepreneurship

ENTR 500    MGMT 590    TECH 581

Fall 2021

Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship


Tim Peoples, tpeoples@purdue.edu

Limited term lecturer with the Burton Morgan Center

Course Description

Want to learn more about patents, licensing and building a technology start-up company?  

This seminar series is focused on the discussion of pertinent issues related to technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Students will be exposed to numerous topics through guest speakers supplemented by readings and class discussion.  While the term technology realization is used, technology is broadly interpreted to encompass a multidisciplinary perspective. During the first half of the course, lectures will focus on the commercialization process (intellectual property, licensing, corporate organizational structures, corporate product development, strategy, etc.). The second half of the course will issues associated with raising capital (crowd funding, angel investors, venture capital, government funding) and building a technology start-up company.

This is a 2 credit, semester long course.  Krannert students are encouraged to enroll in both modules.