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Engineering Entrepreneurship Program

Dr. H. Lee Martin with Engineering Entrepreneurship Student

Engineering Entrepreneurship 

Come for a degree…Leave with a company!

About the Program

The Engineering Entrepreneurship program at the University of Tennessee is designed to give students the skills to:

  • Create economic value from technological ideas
  • Protect and grow intellectual properties
  • Create successful funding proposals
  • Spot technology trends and take advantage of them

Engineering Entrepreneurship Minor

The curriculum allows students to obtain entrepreneurial competency through valuable lessons in these areas:

  • Proposal Writing
  • Competitive Analysis
  • History of Innovation
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • 21st Century Business Models
  • Personnel Evaluation
  • Teamwork
  • Project Planning & Budgeting
  • Business Ethics
  • Organizational Models
  • Technical Communications
  • Techonomics


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