Entrepreneurship at UConn

Academics

Classes

Undergraduate Courses

Business

Engineering

Digital Media and Design

Communications

FNCE 4319 – Entrepreneurial Finance

 

MGMT 3230 – Thinking, Acting, and Managing Entrepreneurially

 

MGMT 3234 – Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion

 

MGMT 3235 – Venture Planning, Management, and Growth

 

MGMT 4271 – Venture Consulting

 

MGMT 3741 – Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship

 

MGMT 3742 – New Venture Management

 

 

MKTG 3753 - Entrepreneurial Marketing

MKTG 3757 - Strategic Brand Management

ENGR 3500 - Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

DMD 2700 - Digital Media Strategies for Business

 

DMD 3440 -Introduction to Mobile Application Development

 

DMD 3720 - Digital Media Analytics

 

DMD 3730. Digital Consumer Behavior

 

COMM2100 - Professional Communication

COMM4130 - Marketing Communication

Graduate Courses

Business

Engineering

Law

Digital Media and Design

BADM 5310 - Experiential Learning Collaborative Project

BADM 5311 - Experiential Learning Collaborative Advanced Project

BADM 5330 - SCOPE I: Social Entrepreneurship Processes

BLAW 5254 - Managing the Future of Social Enterprise

 

MGMT 5223 – Managing Innovation and Change

MGMT 5335 – Venture Planning, Management, and Growth

MGMT 5634 – Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion

MGMT 5895-012 (Cross-listed as BME 6086-020/BADM 5894-011) – Biomedical Entrepreneurship

 

ENGR 5300 – Experiential Technology Entrepreneurship I and II

ENGR 5311 - Professional Communication and Information Management

BME 6086-020 (Cross-listed as BADM 5894-011/MGMT 5895-012) – Biomedical Entrepreneurship

LAW 7877 – Clinic: Intellectual Property (Fall/Spring)

LAW 7798 – Clinic: Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship, Advanced Fieldwork

LAW 7716 – Patent Law (Fall)

LAW 7735 – Patent Law, Adv: Practice and Procedure (Spring)

LAW 7939 – Trademark Law (Fall)

LAW 7715 – Intellectual Property (Spring)

LAW 7829 – Comparative Intellectual Property Law (Spring)

LAW 7757 – Strategic Decisions in Intellectual Property (Fall)

LAW 7834 – Copyright (Spring)

LAW 7933 – Copyright in the Digital Age (Fall)

LAW 7605 – Business Organizations (Fall/Spring)

LAW 7807 – Corporate and Tax Planning in Business Transactions (Spring)

LAW 7754 – Business Acquisitions (Fall)

DMD 5440 - Mobile Application Development

 

DMD 5720 -  Digital Media Analytics

DMD 5730 -Digital Consumer Behavior

Majors and Minors

Major Offered By Available To 
Business Administration School of Business Business Undergraduates
Individualized Major College of Liberal Arts and Sciences All Undergraduates
Management School of Business Business Undergraduates
Digital Marketing & Analytics  School of Business Stamford Campus Business Undergraduates
Minor Offered By Available To
Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship School of Education All Undergraduates
Entrepreneurship School of Business Non-Business Undergraduates
Management School of Business Business Undergraduates
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation School of Business and Engineering Non-Business Undergraduates

Campus Resources

TIP Incubator Spaces

Farmington, CT

Cell and Genome Sciences Building

  • Office and wet lab space located near the UConn Health Center.
  • Labs vary from 200-1,000 square feet.
  • Wet labs are equipped with a chemical fume hood and sinks.
  • Hot and cold water, gas, DI water, vacuum and compressed air.
  • Benches, shelves, cabinets and windows in the lab space.

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Storrs, CT

Advanced Technology Lab

  • 3,250 square feet in the Advanced Technology Laboratory (ATL) building
  • chemical fume hood, two sinks with emergency eye wash and a shared cold room.
  • Hot, cold and DI water, gas, vacuum and compressed air, phone and IT jacks. 
  • Large equipment area in the lab and an additional shared room for large equipment

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Maker Spaces

Learning Community Innovation Zone

Learning Community Innovation Zone

At nearly 1,500 square feet, the Learning Community Innovation Zone is the first official Makerspace at UConn. By providing the necessary materials, equipment and guidance, the LCIZ creates an environment where UConn students can bring their ideas from conception to reality. Upon completion of the appropriate safety training, students have access to the prototyping equipment including 3D printers, vinyl cutter, CNC router, table and band saws, laser cutter, hand tools, as well as the textile and electronics stations within the space. Various workshops are also provided to introduce students to new and innovative topics that they may not otherwise get to experience. The ultimate goal of the Learning Community Innovation Zone is to inspire creative and innovative thinking while providing a hands-on learning environment that encourages innovative design, prototyping, collaboration, problem solving and entrepreneurship. Learn more

OPIM Innovate logo

OPIM Innovate

The goal of this initiative is to give students, faculty, and staff hands on experience with emerging technologies in business. OPIM Innovate is a great opportunity for students to be able to walk in and learn from other students about how they can use new technology to solve complex problems. The OPIM Innovation Space is an area dedicated to hands on discovery. It is located in the UConn School of Business OPIM Department. Learn more

Innovation Partnership Building

Proof of Concept Center – Innovation Partnership Building

The Proof of Concept Center comprises 1,320 square feet of wet/dry lab space and houses state of the art prototyping and fabrication equipment that facilitate development of fully functional prototypes for a wide range of industries. Learn more

Machine Shop - School of Engineering

Machine Shop – School of Engineering

The School of Engineering Machine shop offers academic support to all SoE departments and research groups. On average, completion of over eight projects per month, range from one-day projects to multiple week-long design and build requests. During the fall semester the shop staff trains senior design students to help them develop their project ideas and provide hands on experience in a fabricating environment. Come the spring semester, they work with over thirty senior design teams to guide them through fabrication of their final product. The shop staff also provides service for existing lab equipment, including repair or modification to design and fabrication of custom apparatus used in research. All needs and requests are met with professionalism and completely in a timely manner. Read more

Maker Studio - Library

Maker Studio – Library

The UConn Library Maker Studio fosters a community of cross-discipline innovation among UConn students, faculty, and staff. By offering a variety of equipment for turning ideas into tangible objects, the Maker Studio encourages creative, self-initiated learning in support of class projects, research, and extracurricular initiatives. Learn more

CORE

The Center for Open Research Resources and Equipment (COR2E) serves as the gateway to research resources available to the UConn community.  In addition to providing a variety of software tools for exploring UConn research and expertise, COR2E is also the managing entity for a wide variety of core facilities, housing both state-of-the-art equipment and expertise.

Core: Center for Open Research Resources

Technology Commercialization

The mission of Technology Commercialization Services is to expedite and facilitate the transformation of UConn discoveries into products and services that benefit society.

Their goals are to bring together UConn researchers and the business community in order to significantly enhance the commercial and societal impact of UConn’s research; identify and help move inventions by UConn faculty, staff and students towards the market through licensing or new company formation; secure patent protection for new technologies, where warranted by market forces; generate industrial support for ongoing applied/translational research projects.