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EMGT 363 - Creativity, Inventions, and Entrepreneurship for Engineers and Scientists

Course Title: 

Creativity, Inventions, and Entrepreneurship for Engineers and Scientists

Course Description: 

This course will introduce students to theories, processes, and best practices that invoke creativity, innovation, inventions, and entrepreneurship in engineers and scientists to create a patentable technology by the end of the semester. Skills will be developed in understanding and searching for patents, learning and applying brainstorming, team learning, exploring deep needs, market and industry analysis, finding "white space," and creating effective elevator pitches for your idea. Students will learn to support and pitch the need, uniqueness of their approach, cost versus benefits, competition, and alternatives so their ideas can take advantage of the exponential economy.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None