BUS 605 Entrepreneurship and New Business Formation

Fall 2013

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BUS 605 FYS RESEARCH OLD EXAMS DEPARTMENT

Syllabus

DATE(DAY)

TOPIC

READING

ASSIGNMENT

8/26 (M)

Introduction

Vanity Fair: The Money Shot


8/28 (W)

Team Work or Not

The New Yorker: Groupthink


8/30 (F)

David Friedberg

 

 

9/2 (M)

Labor Day

 

No Class

9/4 (W)

How Do You Get Ideas?

Paul Graham's Essay


9/5 (F)

Group Work

 

 

9/9 (M)

Is There a Demand for Your Idea?

Sony, Apple, Amazon, and Plan B


9/11 (W)

Rick Stewart Guest Lecture

 


9/13 (F)

Group Work

 

 

9/16 (M)

Primary Market Research

 

Spreadsheet

9/18 (W)

Primary Market Research

 

 

9/20 (F)

The Hardware Question

Paul Graham's Essay


9/23 (M)

John Schnipkoweit Guest Lecture

 


9/25 (W)

 Product/Solution Specification

Dropbox's Application

Spreadsheet

9/27(F)

Disruptions in the Financial Industry

 

 

9/30 (M)

 Make a Brochure

Example 1; 2; 2-1

 

10/2 (W)

Group Presentations

Aaron+Colton; Antoine+Dalton; Andrew+Collin


10/4 (F)

Group Presentations

Dominik+Logn; Luke+Mike+Tyler; Ame+Rupen


 

Fall Break

 

No Class

10/9 (W)

Make a Brochure

 


10/11 (F)

Make a Brochure


 

10/14 (M)

Make a Brochure



10/16 (W)

Career Dilemma

The Founder's Dilemmas; Sam Fellig


10/18 (F)

Stephen Thode Guest Lecture

 

In AV Theater

10/21 (M)

 Bruce Lehrman Guest Lecture


 

10/23 (W)

Innovation Expo


Coralville Marriott

10/25 (F)

Make a Brochure


 

10/28 (M)

Business Model

 

Spreadsheet

10/30 (W)

EDC Recap


 

11/1 (F)

Customer Acquisition


 

11/4 (M)

Demo Day Roadmap

Knoda

Spreadsheet

11/6 (W)

Business Plans

YEI Podcast (The First on the List); Stanford GSB

From Maureen Burke

11/8 (F)

Grinding

Dalton+Mike +Antoine;

 

11/11 (M)

Grinding

Mike+Luke+Tyler

 

11/13 (W)

Grinding

Rupen+Ame; Andrew+Collin

 

11/15 (F)

Grinding

Colton; Aaron

 

11/18 (M)

Demo Rehearsal

 Dalton+Mike +Antoine; Logan+Dominik

 

11/20 (W)

Demo Rehearsal

Mike+Luke+Tyler; Aaron; Andrew+Collin


11/22 (F)

Bill Schmarzo Guess Lecture



In AV Theater

11/25 (M)

Demo Rehearsal

Colton; Rupen+Ame


 

Thanksgiving Break

 

No Class

12/2 (M)

Dress Rehearsal

 

4~6pm

12/3 (T)

Demo Day

5:30 pm at SH 405

Flyer

12/4 (W)

Recap and Evaluation