MBA 673

Course Director :
Dr. Doug Ayers 

“Technology Venture Business Planning”

Part of the Graduate Certificate in Life Sciences Entrepreneurship

Overview:
This course is a practical, hands-on project course where students will develop complete business plans for technology-focused, high-growth potential companies.

The course will use a mix of lecture, on-line content, guest speakers and live projects.  Projects will include:

  • market/industry due diligence
  • go-to-market strategy
  • operational plans
  • management team development
  • financial pro-forma’s
  • funding plans and exit strategy

 

This course is open to all UAB graduate students, MBA students, postdocs, and faculty from all disciplines who are interested in entrepreneurship and/or have a business idea they’d like to turn into a full business plan.

Class meeting schedule:

Current graduate students may register directly.  Non-degree seeking students will need to contact Christy Manning at (205) 934-8815 or cmanning@uab.edu for more information.

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