From Software Innovation to Social Entrepreneurship
Suresh K. Lodha;
Thimann Lecture Hall 1
Class Web Page:
Need/Opportunity Identification, Problem Solving, How to create value, How to form a team,
How to start a venture and What’s happening in the world around these issues?
Stakeholders and Persona, Fortune at the bottom of the pyramid, Long Tail, Micro-financing, Art
of Innovation, Story telling, Co-Creation, Web 2.0, Porter’s Five Forces, SWOT Analysis,
Vision Statement, Elevator Pitch, Edge, Niche, Weak Ties, Key Entrepreneurial Components
Team formation, Communication, Presentation, Engagement (with community/ users), Listening
(empathy), Networking, Initiative, Ability to deal with uncertainty, Tolerance (towards risk,
towards diverse viewpoints, towards obstacles, towards resource constraints).
(Conflict Resolution ?, Negotiation ?), Self-profiling for entrepreneurship
Learning by Doing
Learning by Reading