10.02 Foundations of Entrepreneurship for Engineers
Studies economic and leadership foundations of entrepreneurship as they relate to engineering. Case studies illustrate major impacts of engineering on the world and examine the leaders responsible for such impacts. Authors include Franklin, Keynes, Leonardo, Lincoln, Locke, Machiavelli, Marx, Schmidt, Schumpeter, Smith, Thiel, and Tocqueville. Discusses topics such as the difference between an entrepreneur and a manager, the entrepreneur as founder, and characteristics of principled entrepreneurship.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in 56-169.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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