285B Week 3 Lecture 1 TD

285B Week 3 Lecture 1 TD - Click to edit Master subtitle...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style ENG 185B/285B New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship Innovation, Opportunity Identification and Evaluation ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 22 Today’s Roadmap • Assignment 2-B due today • Discuss “Innovation” – Chapters 2 - 3 • Discuss infoChachkie Readings • Technologies and Innovation • Opportunity Identification & Evaluation • Note: Must be on a team in advance of Assignment 4, which is due 1/28 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 33 Late Assignments • 24-hours or less late - 10% off • > 24-hours < 1-week 50% off • > 1-week ZERO credit, barring a medical excuse or other reasonable excuse that is pro actively communicated • Assignments are due BEFORE CLASS STARTS, unless otherwise specified. Click to edit Master subtitle style Entrepreneurial Networking Source: Jeff Carmody, Connector Extraordinaire Catalyst (http://www.catalystsb.org/) Science & Engineering Council (http://www.scieng.org/) Santa Barbara Young Professionals Club (http://www.sbypc.org/) Technology Council of Southern California (http://www.tcosc.org/) Entretech (http://entretech.org/) LA Venture Association (www.lava.org) Business & Technology Center of LA County ( http://www.lacdc.org/CDCWebsite/LABTC/home.aspx) So Cal BioMedical Council (http://www.socalbio.org/) LA Regional Technology Alliance (www.LARTA.org) Gold Coast Business Forum (http://www.goldcoastbusinessforum.com/) BioTech Forum of SoCal (http://www.thebiotechforum.com/) SoCalTech Calendar has a ton of stuff ( http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/calendar.php) ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 55 Business Plan Competition Click to edit Master subtitle style Quiz “Art of the Start” Chapters 1 & 2 “Map Of Innovation” 1 – 3 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 77 O’Connor – Chap 2 Brainstorming Prioritization • Great products meet unfulfilled needs • BPT attempts to: – Draw out possible answers – Narrow down the ‘best’ answers – Build consensus 1. Get right people together 2. Define the problem 3. Spend 20-minutes brainstorming 4. Divide the number of ideas by three = # of votes/person 5. Vote on the ideas 6. Narrow down to best 3 – 6 ideas • Multiple votes may be needed • Throw out the chaff – only focus on winning ideas ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 ENGR185B/285B Week 3 – Lecture 1 88 O’Connor – Chap 3 Technology – Need - • Business is simple: – Who are your customers? – What are their needs? – How can you solve those needs most efficiently? • Separating needs from wants: – Will idea make and/or save user money?...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course ENGR 185b taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 48

285B Week 3 Lecture 1 TD - Click to edit Master subtitle...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online