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BUS 314 – Resourcing New Ventures (3) One of the 4 core courses in the Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: BUS 238 or BUS 254; 45 units. Resourcing New Ventures will help students to understand how to evaluate and access the financial, human and intellectual capital required to start and grow a new venture. We will work our way […]
BUS 361 – Project Management (3) One of the 4 core courses in the Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: 45 units. Introduction to the hard and soft skills of project management. Management software and techniques such as work breakdown, estimation, budgeting, and status reporting are used. Applies structured processes and develops team-based skills and knowledge. Assumes […]
BUS 453 – Sustainable Innovation (3) Prerequisites: BUS 360W (or another upper division Writing (W) course) with a minimum grade of C-; 60 units. Recommended: BUS 338. Challenges associated with continuing innovation are examined and students work to generate innovative solutions by challenging existing economic models. Students learn about sustainable opportunity, recognition, and screening, and understand how […]
BUS 450 Managing Emerging Opportunities (3) One of the elective courses in the Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: 60 credits and BUS 360W (or another Upper level W course) The course is focused on consulting and involves three-week long innovation consulting projects with three mystery clients. In the first week of each of the projects, […]
CHANGE LAB IS NOT RUNNING FALL 2023. Capstones are going ‘under construction’. Our goal is to re-evaluate and make the courses even better than they already were by updating the curriculum, introducing new mentors, and providing new opportunities! We have some truly fantastic Entrepreneurship and Innovation courses available for enrollment this fall. If you’re looking for […]
BUS 406 – Startup Accelerator (3) One of the 4 core courses in the Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prerequisites: Instructor permission; 60 units; BUS 360W (or successful completion of an upper-division Writing (W) course) APPLY NOW! Send a short statement of interest, along with your name, student number and if you meet the pre-requisites, to your instructor and […]
"While also participating in the Business of Design Cohort, I was also a SIAT student first, and so I completed several upper-division design courses that involve an entrepreneurial and problem-solving mindset as well. Going into the 2nd half of my 4th year I discovered the Certificate of Entrepreneurship and realized that many of my upper-division classes qualified as a part of the certificate."
"BUS 238 was my first introduction to entrepreneurship. I came in as an engineering student and realized that, wow, there’s this whole other world where I can develop things people need and use."