Starting Internet Business

Schedule:

  1. Entrepreneurship and the Internet.
  2. Opportunities and Dangers: Review of the Internet Field
  3. Business Strategy and the Internet
  4. Technological and Design Aspects
  5. Nuts and Bolts: Launching the Venture
  6. Nuts and Bolts: Successful Business Plans
  7. Nuts and Bolts: Successful Teams
  8. Nuts and Bolts: Raising Money
  9. International Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  10. Business Plan Discussions
  11. Presentations
  12. Conclusion

?Students will develop an executive summary and a business plan of their Internet-related idea, and will participate in discussion groups with their peers. Students will chat with the instructor in real time using FireTalk or ICQ.

Grades will be based on: executive summary (20%), business plan (40%), and discussion groups' participation (40%).