BEE 4890

BEE 4890

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Focuses on how to start a new company centered on engineering or biological technologies. The course covers entrepreneurship principles, fund raising, negotiation, financial calculations (internal rate of return, time value of money, proforma statements); legal structures of businesses; project management; technical writing and communication. Majority of work done in teams, including a complete business plan that is presented to angel investors. Currently, the course focuses on social entrepreneurship as a way to transform institutions from dependency. The Wednesday lab is devoted to working on business plan components. The engineering economics coverage is in the context of entrepreneurship but covers all topics that are included in the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE), which is the first step towards professional licensing. The overall goal of the course is to move the student towards being prepared to function in a professional work world.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: junior standing or higher.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Corequisite: ENGRC 4890.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies College of Engineering technical communications requirement.

Comments No one allowed to add course after second week.

Outcomes
  • Students will apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to define and solve problems in entrepreneurial management for engineers.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Students will display competence in oral and written communication.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3399BEE 4890  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: junior standing or higher. Co-requisite: students must enroll in ENGRC 4890.

  •  3398BEE 4890  DIS 201