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Svoboda, John D. Instructor

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Research

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  • Behavioral Economics

Teaching

courses taught

  • EMEN 4100 - Engineering Economics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces engineering cost concepts, financial statements and the corporate economic environment. Includes concepts and methods of analysis of the time value of money, comparison of project alternatives before and after taxes, cash flow, replacement analysis, risk management and financial case statements.
  • EMEN 4830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • EMEN 5032 - Advanced Topics in Project Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Covers advanced topics in project management from a systems view based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK); spans the entire project life cycle. Non-EMP students require instructor consent.
  • EMEN 5090 - Marketing and Technology Ventures
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Learn the basics of marketing for developing a technology innovation as a commercially successful product, including customer development as a part of product development. Designed to be of interest to engineers in existing companies and startups. The format includes in-depth discussions of real-world case studies and marketing strategies for the high tech environment. Non-EMP students require instructor consent.
  • EMEN 5710 - Applied Business Decisions
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Team up with fellow classmates to launch a high-tech company as part of an eight quarter project in a competitive, simulated business environment. Make decisions in product development, marketing, operations and finance based on results of the previous quarter. Prepare a business pitch and executive summary to justify additional venture capital or a bank loan. Non-EMP students require instructor consent.