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ENTR 490.014: Organizational Management in Startups


For Fall 2017 

Friday:  9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

R-BUS 1210

Credits:  2

Grading:  Graded

Prereq:  none

Instructor:  Moses Lee

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of identifying and prioritizing the “who” (human resource capital) and the “what” (skill sets) needed for your venture to grow and thrive. Building and managing a world-class team is one of the most critical factors determining the success of a company. You will learn the fundamentals of establishing and protecting a corporate culture, and best practices in recruiting, interviewing, and managing your organization. You will learn how to keep employees motivated, accountable, and happy. Students will also study what to do in failure mode to resolve internal conflicts and terminate team relationships when necessary. Course work includes selected readings in organizational structure and development, case study review, and in-class discussion and active role play exercises designed to demonstrate skill proficiencies. The Instructor has been the CEO and President of both public and private companies, including on-going corporations and start-ups that were both successes and failures.