IT 495: Turning Ideas into Successful Companies

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This is a practical course in entrepreneurship. Each class session will focus on specific topics associated with building a business: team creation, business planning, market research, product development, financial planning, funding, people and organizations, competitive strategies, operations, growth and exit strategies, and more. Students will have reading assignments and will participate in competitive team assignments. Limited to two attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Mason Core Information Technology and Computing Course (minimum grade of C)
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Senior Plus or Senior.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Applied Information Technology, Applied Science, Individualized Study, Information Technology or Infmtn Tchngy Entrepreneurship.

Students with the terminated from VSE major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.