This non-credit course is designed to introduce members of the research community to issues relating to starting and growing a technology based business. It is targeted at graduate students, post-docs, faculty, technicians and others active in research in a scientific or engineering discipline, who have an interest in creating a company to exploit the results of their research.
The series targets researchers in biological and physical sciences and engineering. It assumes no prior knowledge of business and offers lectures on a diverse range of topics including finding financing, defining markets, hiring teams and protecting intellectual property. You can view the course outline below.
Building a succesful business is about more than simply running a research project. This coming Tuesday's speaker, Ms. Kerri Golden (a chartered accountant and Venture Capitalist), will talk about building realistic budgets for running a start up company - budgets that help you not only identify where you will spend money, but where you will make money!
Registration is free and required.
In person: Join us for interactive discussion and networking.
Webcast: Can't make it? Join the live webcast.
Added by nickglanville5 on December 10, 2007