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Students who complete the Managing Technology and Innovation Concentration are eligible to have the Concentration noted on their transcripts (please see the Bulletin for the list of requirements). Take advantage of this focused set of courses to deepen your overall understanding of: the innovation context, organizing for innovation (both large firm issues and start-ups), the process of innovation (team and project management), and systems design.
These courses will better prepare you to engage with the Santa Clara University technology and innovation community. Relevant University organizations include: the Leavey School of Business’ Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
; the SCU Center for Science, Technology, and Society
; SCU's Tech Law Forum
; and especially, the student-run Entrepreneurs’ Connection
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Global Entrepreneurship Week Schedule
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
Join the CIE as we partner across campus to bring Global Entrepreneurship Week to SCU with a variety of events in addition to the CIE Speaker Series and SCEO Elevator Pitch Competition:
Brown Bag Lunch Seminars: Monday-Thursday
We kick off the week with informative daily brown bag seminars November 16-19, from Noon to 1 pm in the Forbes Family Conference Center in Lucas Hall. The schedule is as follows:
- Monday, November 16: Speaker is John Hoffman, CEO, Pivotal Systems, with 25+ years of global high technology management experience in the semiconductor capital equipment and IT markets. Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, Leavey School of Business
- Tuesday, November 17: Speaker is James Bickford '08, Tigo Energy Marketing Manager and former Team Manager of the 2007 Santa Clara Solar Decathlon House. Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, School of Engineering
- Wednesday, November 18: Speaker is Donald Eaton, CEO, Ara Medical, LLC. Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, School of Law
- Thursday, November 19: Speaker is Jay Shepard, Executive In Residence, Sofinnova Ventures with 25+ years of experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical arenas
These seminars are free; however, for planning purposes, please RSVP by clicking on the seminar dates above (form allows for multiple session RSVP).
The CIE invites you to join the Center for Science, Technology, and Society for their annual Fall Conference, Change That Counts: Building Sustainable Social Business, 9 am-5 pm Friday, November 20, Benson Memorial Center.
Social Entrepreneurship Seminar-Friday
The Graduate Real Estate Network invites you to their seminar Unlocking Illiquid Real Estate Assets with author Elena Panaritis.
Competition (Graduate Level): Sunday
The CIE and graduate student Entrepreneurs Connection (MBA EC), together with the Leavey School of Business, present the internal Venture Capital Investment Competition, a first-round competition to evaluate student teams. The winning team will go on to represent SCU at the Silicon Valley regional competition of the international 2010 VCIC®.
For additional details about these events and the full schedule and information on how to RSVP, please visit our Global Entrepreneurship Week Events page.
I hope to see you there,
Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
Santa Clara University
"Connect. Educate. Launch."
Posted by Terri Griffith