CS 175: Entrepreneurship in Computing
Instructor M. Faloutsos
The course counts as a tech elective for both undergraduates and graduate students.
Lecture hours online:
Tue 8:00-9:20 AM NOTE it is morning!
Thu 8:00-9:20 AM
Check iLearn announcements for information but we will transition to campuswire as our main platform.
To join with your ucr email: https://campuswire.com/p/GC783DEFF
Office hours are also online:
Send me an email when you plan to connect for office hours to guarantee
a meeting and avoid overlaps.
Course information and handouts
Note: these materials are "grandfathered" from previous offerings. Consult campuswire for the latest information and newer versions.
Start here: One-page overview of Topics (syllabus): (pdf)
The official course description for your records: (pdf)
Introduction to the class (pptx)
The grading scheme will be different this year, stay tuned.
Two Text books:
- Starting a business (pdf)
Advice and pointers (ppt)
- Customer discovery - Go to market strategy (pdf)
- Execution plan (pdf)
Annual Operation Plan (pdf)
- Raising funding (pdf)
- The investor pitch (pdf)
- Networking (pdf)
- Legal issues (pdf)
- Intelectual property (IP) and patents (pdf)
- Human Resources: hiring and managing people (pdf)
- Financials: planning and projections (pdf)
A. One from:
Kaw2: Kawasaki, G., The art of the start, v 2.0. Portfolio Inc. (get the newer one if possible) OR
Kaw: Kawasaki, G., The art of the start, Portfolio Inc.
B. Barr: Barringer, B. R., Preparing effective business plans: An entrepreneurial approach Pearson/ Prentice Hall, 2009