Special Topics- Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Undergraduate degree program application deadline for Spring has been extended to 10/15.

This course prepares engineers to be leaders in organizations of varying size by simulating the planning, decision-making, and communication needed to take an idea from germination to execution and delivery, scaling a team from a few people to a ~200 person organization. You will be the VP of Engineering of your own startup where you will pitch an idea, develop it, plan the resources needed to deliver it, hire a team, and manage the organization. You will learn the entrepreneurial skills needed to harness innovation and discover customer needs, and the leadership skills needed to hire and manage an organization as it grows. You will learn the skills for effective and appropriate communications as you progress through the leadership pipeline.

Fall 2019


Base cost: $1800 ($600/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Class Fee: $
Materials fee may apply. See SPIRE for details
  • Start date: September 3, 2019
  • End date: December 11, 2019
  • Last day to add: September 16, 2019
  • Last day to drop: September 16, 2019
  • Last day to withdraw: October 29, 2019
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