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Fall 2013 - The Enterprise of Technology

Nichols, Steven P

Course ID: 379M  Unique # 29440  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm ETC 2.140
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.

The course will focus on the activities involved in commercializing a technology from conception to profitable enterprise.  The lectures will be organized around the technology commercialization process.  It will make substantial use of outside speakers who will be directed to speak on specific topics related to the course objectives.

This three-hour graduate course is cross-listed in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Business, and Law.

Course Objectives:

Develop a process framework for commercialization of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace within the UT contex.  Develop an understanding of how to assess technologies for their commercialization potential.  Develop an understanding of how to create a venture based on technology.  Develop an understanding of the role of intellectual property and licensing.