Research to Revenue. A joint course (ENGI 4100), is being offered between SEAS and Columbia Business School. This course is centered around startups with intellectual property and will specifically cater to teams of engineering (advanced undergraduate and graduate) and MBA students. This course will be taught by Olivier Toubia (Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia Business School) and Sam Sia (Co-Director of SEAS Entrepreneurship Programs, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Founder of Harlem Biospace).
Entrepreneurship Minor. This 15-credit interdisciplinary minor, which combines Columbia Engineering and Business School courses, is offered to Columbia Engineering students interested in creating and developing new technologies and associated business ventures. Click here to see the curriculum. Please direct any questions about the minor to Carmen Ng.
Lean LaunchPad. LLP is a week-long intensive course that provides real world hand-on experience with starting a high-tech company. In this week, students go far beyond writing a business plan. This class is essentially a lab, taught by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf, that aims to create an entrepreneurial experience with all of the pressures and demands of the real world in an early stage startup. Students work in teams and use agile development to build something customers would actually use and buy. This course has a limited number of seats for undergraduate students, who must apply and be selected to participate.