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CRWN 90 - 01   Start-up Entrepreneurship Academy

2019 Summer Quarter

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Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
70853
Type
Seminar
Credits
5 units
General Education
PR-E
Status
Open
Available Seats
28
Enrollment Capacity
40
Enrolled
12
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Introduction to the basics of setting up a start-up company using the Lean Launchpad/NSF I-Corps model of instruction. Students learn principles of data collection, marketing processes, and resources needed for new companies. The class is articulated around the design of a business plan, in groups of 4-5 students coached by a successful entrepreneur, and culminates in a presentation. The market research for the project involves talking to at least 5 potential customers, partners, channels and/or related experts each week. (Formerly, "Summer Entrepreneurship Academy: Discovering and Launching a Business".)

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to College Scholar Students.

Class Notes

All students - restrictions waived in summer (not restricted to College Scholars in summer). See startups.ucsc.edu for more on the Summer Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA). Visiting students register through summer.ucsc.edu. Graduate students must enroll and pay undergraduate tuition to attend. From Instructor: Introduction to the basics of setting up a start-up company using the Lean Launchpad/NSF I-Corps model of instruction. Students learn principles of data collection, marketing processes, and resources needed for new companies. The class is articulated around the design of a business plan, in groups of 4-5 students that are coached by successful entrepreneurs. It culminates in a pitch deck presentation. The market research for the project involves talking to at least 5 potential customers, partners, channels and/or related experts each week. This class is mostly online except for the starting and ending in-person 1 day workshop, (6) six - 2 hour weekly webinars and weekly office hours with Instructor and Mentors. (Formerly, "Summer Entrepreneurship Academy: Discovering and Launching a Business".)

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
TBA TBA TBD Miljkovic,N. 06/24/19 - 08/16/19
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