15.385 Innovating for Impact
Provides a structured approach to innovation and entrepreneurship that creates business value while solving social and environmental problems. Covers physical domains of sustainability, e.g., waste, water, food, energy, and mobility, as well as social and human capital domains, such as health and education. Students work in teams to advance a new business concept by formulating the public problem, customer value proposition, business model design, impact measurement methodology, and funding strategy. Tools are applicable to the startup context or to new lines of business in existing enterprises.
This class has no prerequisites.
15.385 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by J. Jay.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-151.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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