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Khoshsokhan, Sina

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Sina Khoshsokhan's research examines the intricate dynamics of the innovation process, focusing on how both entrepreneurial and established innovative firms navigate and respond to various institutional factors that play a pivotal role in the innovation process. His work examines critical elements such as intellectual property rights, which are fundamental in protecting new ideas and inventions, thereby shaping how firms approach innovation strategies. He also explores the costs associated with commercialization, a crucial aspect that influences a firm's decision-making and resource allocation when bringing new products or technologies to market. Additionally, Sina's research encompasses the functioning of markets for technology, an area that includes the trade and licensing of patents, know-how, and other intellectual assets. By exploring these multifaceted and interconnected aspects, Sina's work offers insights into the innovation landscape, yielding important implications in strategy, entrepreneurship, and policy.


courses taught

  • BCOR 2304 - Strategic and Entrepreneurial Thinking
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
    Provides students with a set of critical thinking skills and theoretical tools to enhance students' abilities at strategic and entrepreneurial thinking. We examine the following topics: (1) What is Strategy and Entrepreneurship, (2) External Analysis and Porter's 5 Forces, (3) Internal Analysis and the Resource Based View, (4) SWOT Analysis, (5) Differentiation, Cost Leadership, and Blue Ocean Strategy. Credit not granted for this course and BASE 2101.
  • ESBM 3700 - Entrepreneurial Environments
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
    Introduces entrepreneurship. Addresses opportunity recognition, target markets, industry analysis, business model identification, sources of funding, managing rapid growth and writing feasibility studies. Examines alternative forms of entrepreneurship such as franchising, corporate entrepreneurship, family business and social entrepreneurship.


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