For Fall 2017

1109 FXB

M: 12:30-1:30pm

Credits:  1 for main lecture and 1 credit for required hands-on experience section

Grading:  Graded

Prereq:  None

Instructor: Max Shtein

Section Instructors:

390.008 – Simon Alexander-Adams

390.009 – Shawn O’Grady

390.010 – Stephanie O’Malley

Main Lecture

This class covers topics in 3D modeling and 3D printing, machining and metal working, embedded systems and microelectronics, apps and web development as it relates to design and entrepreneurship.

Are you…

Designing doorknobs for a Mars colony?

Tired of browsing crappy university web pages?

Inventing the best app ever for the Nest or the Apple Watch?

Have ideas and want to prototype them before the next pitch to investors?

Wondering why you aren’t going to an online college instead?

Entrepreneurial Design is a cross-disciplinary course for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, designers, hackers, and makers. This gateway entrepreneurship course allows students to build foundational knowledge of entrepreneurial design with the opportunity to apply these skills in a hands-on lab (ENTR 390.008 – 010). 

 Choose and register for 1 of 3 Lab Sections with 390.006

In these sections, you will dive in and gain direct experience in designing and building physical and digital prototypes. Lab topics include hardware, coding, IoT; 3D printing and prototyping; and Virtual Reality. NOTE:  All students must enroll in the main lecture (006) (Monday 12:30-1:30) and a hands-on section (008-010) listed below. You MUST take one of these sections in addition to the main lecture to get full credit for the course.

Section 8:  Hardware/Coding Internet of Things, ENTR 390.008, held in 1321 DC |  Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Section 9:  3D Printing/Prototyping, ENTR 390. 009, held in TBD | Tuesday 1:00 – 4:00pm

Section 10:  Virtual Reality, ENTR 390.010, held in 1321 DC | Monday 2:30pm – 5:30pm