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Readey, Michael J Scholar in Residence and Lockheed Martin Professor


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  • EMEN 4100 - Engineering Economics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 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 4820 - Entrepreneurial Product Development
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    A practical, hands-on course that introduces engineers and business students to the exciting world of product development. Each student will create a concept for an innovative product, assess its commercial potential, construct simple digital and physical prototypes, and evaluate its impact on the environment. The course culminates in a trade-show like event where everyone showcases their world-changing product to their peers.
  • EMEN 5094 - Entrepreneurship for Engineers
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores the process of new venture creation as it relates to both launching a technology-based startup (entrepreneurship), and the introduction of new products and services within an existing firm (intrapreneurship). The course features a semester project that incorporates all elements of the new venture process, enabling engineers to transform their own innovative ideas into viable and sustainable business opportunities.
  • EMEN 5400 - Product Development and Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces contemporary methods of identifying and creating new products and services that both consumer and industrial customers really want. The course takes students on a project-based journey of ideation, concept development, prototyping, customer validation, costs and the new product launch process. Students ultimately showcase their products in a tradeshow-like setting. Environmental impact analyses and cradle-to-cradle design methods are also addressed.
  • EMEN 5825 - Intrapreneurship & Innovation
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Learn a comprehensive set of business concepts, skills and tools to launch and manage intrapreneurial ventures. Engage with faculty, classmates, guest speakers, industry professionals, potential customers and one's leadership team to help you launch your venture. Develop the necessary skills, tools and awareness to be successful colleagues, managers and leaders in scientific and engineering industries. Gain valuable business acumen using a hands-on and learning environment.
  • EMEN 5830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    May be repeated up to 9 credit hours.

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