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Fall 2020
Aug 01, 2021
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ENTR 301 - Cultivating and Managing Innovation
An exploration of factors that support successful innovations. Students seek answers to the following questions: What drives successful innovations? How innovation is best spurred within organizations? What techniques are best in managing in innovative organizations? Why are some regions like Massachusetts able to stay more innovative over time? These questions, and others, are addressed in this course designed to help students be creative in their jobs, inspire start-ups, and/or manage people and teams charged with being innovative. The course explores where good ideas come from, and exposes students to the breakthrough practices of companies and regions. Students learn how to locate and evaluate resources. Case studies focus on recent inventions. Students also consider social innovation and the venture philanthropy approach. Students learn, or improve, their skills in how to make presentations based on research. Massachusetts innovators are invited to give guest lectures. Prerequisites: ENGL 110 Expository Writing, Domain Gen Ed Mathematics Core, and Sophomore Standing.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Non-Matriculated, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Management, Business&Info Tech Department

Course Attributes:
Undergraduate Level Course

May not be assigned one of the following Student Attributes:     
      DGCE Student
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman - Day School
      Freshman - Evening School


General Requirements:

May not be taken concurrently.  )

May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ENGL 110
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: MATH 100 to 219
May not be taken concurrently.  )
100 to 499
Required Credits: 8.000
May not be taken concurrently. )

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