11.345 Entrepreneurship in the Built Environment
Develops skills necessary to incubate concepts into new products and services in the built environment, and to evolve those ideas into viable startup ventures. Addresses the progression of an idea, from inception to opportunity to sustainable business. Students develop a business model and a plan to launch their own business. Guest lecturers share their entrepreneurial paths and relevant qualitative and quantitative experience. Explores the role of entrepreneurs in developing/emerging markets, with a focus on solving social development challenges and innovating new development strategies/products, all within the built and human environment. Provides an ideal platform to prepare for the DesignX program.
This class has no prerequisites.
11.345 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by J. F. Kennedy.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 9-451.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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