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Course Introduction MAE 4610/ENGRG 4610/ORIE 4152 Entrepreneurship for Engineers August 24, 2011
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Outline of Today’s Class Make sure you are in the right place Course Introduction Just an overview: read the syllabus. Entrepreneurship: what is it? Case Method Overview Consider starting to form your business plan group.
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Instructor: John Callister Joined Cornell faculty in 1999. B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U. of Minnesota. MBA from University of Chicago. Teaching: Accounting, engineering economy, stats (ORIE) Automotive engineering, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics (MAE) Formula SAE advisor this year
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Callister (continued) Businesses: co-owner of the family business, Virginia Plastics ($2.1 million in annual sales, 16 employees, non-union but pay/benefits are better than union), located in Virginia, Minnesota (65 miles north of Duluth, 200 miles north of Minneapolis/St.Paul). Work Background 10 years with General Motors in air conditioning, engine cooling and wind noise. Corvette, Camaro/Firebird, and other cars.
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Entrepreneurship at Cornell [email protected] Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Award Kessler Fellows Program CEO CVC TEC Many, many courses and programs. Too many to list!
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“Students at MIT and Stanford are much more aware of entrepreneurship” a) Too many Cornell students go into banking b) Too many Cornell students join Teach for
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