FIRST YEAR SEMINAR : ENTREPRENEURS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Fall 2012

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BUS 605 FYS RESEARCH OLD EXAMS DEPARTMENT

Syllabus

DATE(DAY)

TOPIC

NOTE

READING

ASSIGNMENT

8/22 (W)

Opening Convocation


 


8/23 (Th)

A Primate's Memoir


 


8/27 (M)

Introduction


 

Group Assignment

8/29 (W)

Profile: John Mackey


The New Yorker: Food Fighter


8/30 (Th)

Group Writing Exercise

L1

WSJ Article by Adam Falk; Winner


8/31 (F)

Profile: Peter Thiel


The New Yorker: No Death, No Taxes


9/3 (M)

Labor Day

 

 

No Class

9/5 (W)

Profile: Jeff Bezos

 

Fast Company: Inside the Mind of Jeff Bezos  

Read two other articles in Moodle

9/6 (Th)

Group Writing Exercise

L2

Winner


9/7 (F)

Kyle Boardman

 

Cap Activity   

 

9/10 (M)

Robert Sapolsky

 

 

Day Lecture in Sinclair; night event counted as a campus engagement event

9/12 (W)

Library Workshop

 

 

 

9/13 (Th)

Profile: David Friedberg

 

Stanford eCorner

Watch the video before coming to class

9/14 (F)

Group Writing Exercise

 

Bloomberg Businessweek: Aaron Emigh; Winner  

 

9/17 (M)

Business Models Part I

L3

Business Model Canvas


9/19 (W)

Business Models Part II

 



9/20 (Th)

Writing Workshop by Sam Orvis

 

 

APA Guidelines

9/21 (F)

Revenue Models

L4



9/24 (M)

Revenue Models

 



9/26 (W)

Kyle Boardman

 

Cap Activity: Picture 1; Picture 2

Issue Dinner: Drop and Give Me 40 (5:45pm Lynch Room)

9/27 (Th)

Group Writing Exercise

 

Winner

 

9/28 (F)

Richard Lewis

   

11am at Daehler-Kitchin Auditorium

10/1 (M)

Delivering Happiness

 

 

Writing Assignment #1 Due

10/3 (W)

Business Strategy

L5



10/4 (Th)

Study Abroad Panel

   

Cherry Auditorium

10/5 (F)

Dr. Haowei Hsieh

   

Read the article in Moodle before coming to class

10/8 (M)

Business Strategy

 



10/10 (W)

Trustee Entrepreneur Panel

     

10/11 (Th)

Business Strategy

     

10/12 (F)

Kyle Boardman

 

Cap Activity

 

10/15 (M)

 Fall Break

   

No Class

10/17 (W)

Essay Review I

 

Petersen, Breitbach, Randall, Conner, Peterson, and Jordan

 

10/18 (Th)

Essay Review II

 

Moore, Rohret, Blumberg, Geiseman, Kohl, and Allen

 

10/19 (F)

Essay Review III

 

Low, Wagner, Mineck, Hanson, and George

 

10/22 (M)

App Analysis I

 

Randall and Allen

App Picks

10/24 (W)

App Analysis II

 

George and Moore

 

10/25 (Th)

App Analysis III

 

Mineck and Conner

 

10/26 (F)

App Analysis IV

 

Jordan and Geiseman

 

10/29 (M)

App Analysis V

 

Kohl and Rohret

 

10/31 (W)

App Analysis VI

 

Petersen and Breitbach

 

11/1 (Th)

Career Service Workshop

   


11/2 (F)

App Analysis VII

 

Wasko and Wagner

 

11/5 (M)

App Analysis VIII

 

Peterson and Blumberg

 

11/7 (W)

App Analysis IX

 

Hanson and Low

 

11/8 (Th)

Off Campus Study Opportunities

   

SH 405

11/9 (F)

Speaking Center Workshop

   

SH 208

11/12 (M)

Writing the Preface

L6

 

Portfolio Guidelines

11/14 (W)

Team Work

 

The New Yorker: Groupthink; Mastering the Machine

 

11/15 (Th)

 Iphigenia at Aulis

   

Dows Theater

11/16 (F)

Group Project Round 1

   

Writing Assignment #2 Due

11/19 (M)

Group Project Round 1

   

Dropbox Y Combinator

 

Thanksgiving Break



No Class

11/26 (M)

Group Project Round 2

   

Portfolio Due (Turn in through Moodle, two locations)

11/28 (W)

Group Project Round 2

   

 

11/29 (Th)

Group Project Round 3

   

 

11/30 (F)

Group Project Round 3

   

 

12/3 (M)

Final Presentation



4 pm at SH 405