ENGRI 1270

ENGRI 1270

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

A solid introduction to the entrepreneurial process to students in engineering. The main objective is to identify and to begin to develop skills in the engineering work that occurs in high-growth, high-tech ventures. Basic engineering management issues, including the entrepreneurial perspective, opportunity recognition and evaluation, and gathering and managing resources are covered. The fundamentals of supply and demand and other basic microeconomic terms are covered. Technical topics such as the engineering design process, product realization, and technology forecasting are discussed.

When Offered Fall.

Comments Open to all Cornell students regardless of major. This course satisfies the ENGRI requirement for engineering students.

  • Students will be able to define and describe business terms and have knowledge of basic marketing terms, marketing procedures, and issues involved in starting a business.
  • Define terms and be familiar with the general attributes of various funding sources.
  • Calculate simple financial numbers, such as gross margin, net income, and cost of goods sold.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the basics of intellectual property terminology and laws in the USA.
  • Be familiar with the basics of microeconomics, such as supply and demand, externalities, and competition.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRG 2270MAE 1270MAE 2270

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18117 ENGRI 1270   LEC 001

  • No wait-list. Enroll in ENGRI 1270 only. No enrollment in MAE 1270.