ASSIGNMENT Executing Strategy for Results: Class Assignments Donald Sull, MIT OpenCourseWare
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Twice during the course, students must submit a two-page memorandum of analysis and recommendations for a case study or assigned reading. This page lists seven assigned case studies with accompanying questions. (Note some case studies listed must be purchased.)
Individual Write-ups and Group Research Paper.
ASSIGNMENT Entrepreneurship Without Borders: Assignments Simon Johnson, Brian Forde, Michael Casey, MIT OpenCourseWare
Find a lawyer; Lawyer strategy round; VC negotiation round: Teams will identify what kind of lawyer they want to hire for their new venture. Using practical resources, they will identify a shortlist of appropriate candidates. Teams will assume the role of founders in a new firm and meet with practicing corporate lawyers at their offices. This simulation round is not an adversarial negotiation, but rather an exercise in using and managing professional service providers. Using a provided model term sheet, teams will work with their lawyers to formulate their legal and negotiating strategy for meeting with venture capitalists. Teams will meet at the lawyers' offices. Armed with insight from their lawyer round, teams will meet in a head-to-head negotiation with a local venture capitalist. The premise for this simulation is that the team is negotiating the final provisions that remain open between the team and the VC on their first round of venture financing. Leading Boston VC firms will be participating in the rounds. Teams will meet at the VCs' offices.
ASSIGNMENT Early Stage Capital: Assignments Shari Loessberg, MIT OpenCourseWare
Students learn about innovation, the distribution of innovation across the country, and what can be patented. Working in groups, they examine patents and consider the changes the patents brought. They then use a mapping program and interpret data from that map to consider how local resources promote innovation.
ASSIGNMENT Demonstrating the Distribution of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Using Patent Data and a Mapping Tool: GeoFRED® Marks the Spot Katrina Stierholz, CORA - Community of Online Research Assignments
12 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018
Term papers are to be prepared in a manner consistent with the highest forms of academic integrity; all sources of data and information are to be cited explicitly in footnotes and complete references. A draft of this paper will be due mid-term and will receive comments by the teaching staff. The final paper of no more than 5,000 words will be due at the end of the term. There are two options for the paper: A Corporate Entrepreneurship Tool or Method You Are Interested in CE Within a Specific Company
ASSIGNMENT Term Paper: Assignment Charles Kiefer, Aleksandra J. Kacperczyk, MIT OpenCourseWare
Welcome to YourMorals.org, where you can learn about your own morality, ethics, and/or values, while also contributing to scientific research. We are a group of professors and graduate students in social psychology at the University of Virginia, The University of California (Irvine), and the University of Southern California. (See us here.) Our goal is to understand the way our "moral minds" work. Why do people disagree so passionately about what is right? Why, in particular, is there such hostility and incomprehension between members of different political parties? By filling out a few of our surveys, you'll help us answer those questions We, in return, will give you an immediate report on how you scored on each study, quiz, or survey. We'll show you how your responses compare to others and we'll tell you what that might say about you.
ASSIGNMENT Morality Quiz/Test your Morals, Values, & Ethics YourMorals.Org