Presentation Study Trip 2012Presentation Transcript
Master of Science in Business Administration –Major in Entrepreneurship (Innovation & Growth) Discover New Markets & Technology Entrepreneurship Worcester & Boston 16th September ‐ 27th September 2012
OverviewDate Sunday 16th to Thursday 27th September 2012 First meeting point: Monday 17th – Marriott, Lobby at 8.30 amProgram Lectures, Company Visits, Workshops and Extracurricular VisitsLocations Courtyard® by Marriott® Worcester, Worcester MA Irvinghouse, Cambridge MA Swissnex, Boston MAPrice CHF 400.– participation by student (more information will follow)
Jerry SchaufeldMr. Schaufelds wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, operations and general management of technology‐based companies ranges from his current role as Professor of Entrepreneurship at WPI to an assignment as a commercialization consultant at ChildrensHospital in Boston. He served as Director of the RI Slater Fund, past President and CEO of Mass Ventures and has a "hands on" track record in several early stage companies that ranges from functional to board level advisory roles. He is a member of the Launch Pad Angel Group in Wellesley and Co‐founder of the Cherrystone Angels in Rhode Island. In addition, Mr. Schaufeld is an advisor to the newly formed Boynton Angel group in Central Massachusetts, a charter member of the national Angel Capital Association (ACA), and a founder/ participant in the regional NE Angels ACA group. He was co‐founder of a venture capital funded, technology based company called Phoenix Controls Corporation. The company pioneered an approach to the control of air flow in critical laboratory and hospital environments and was successfully sold to a Fortune 500 company.
Jerry SchaufeldHe worked in a variety of functional executive roles at Arthur D. Little, Disc Technology Corporation, Ferrofluidics Corporation, and Waters Associates. They included international sales and marketing, finance, engineering, manufacturing and operations. In addition, he executed two significant turnaround projects as senior executive. Mr. Schaufeld was a founder and the first Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum which is a resource group for early stage companies with global outreach. He also founded the Incus Group which is a CEO level business acquisition and resource organization. He served on the Board of the Bay State Medical Physicians organization in Springfield, MA, the Board of the MetroWest Hospital and its emergency physicians group, a series of technology based manufacturing company Boards, as well as the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the Corporate Directors Group and the Board of Navigator Technology Ventures which is a Cambridge based venture capital/ commercialization firm. With a graduate engineering degree, research experience at MIT, an MBA and professional engineers license (MA); Jerry has a distinguished technical and operations savvy managerial career. His specific interest is in the area of the formation and success of innovative, technology based enterprises. This interest began while he was a Special Student at the MIT Sloan School where his studies focused on the areas of the Management of R&D, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship. His current research is in the area of improving the probability of success in early stage ventures.
Study Trip – Topics1. Technology Entrepreneurship: Clean‐Tech; Design Thinking, IP, Collective Intelligence2. Discover New Market: American Culture, Market Entry Strategies in the US3. Entrepreneurial Ecosystem1. Oliver de Weck: MIT – System engineering2. Hampus Hillerstrom: europhlage3. Masschallenge4. Marc Rioult – Puramatrix5. Essential Design6. Paul Bottino: Harvard Tech Center7. Andrei Villarroel, Assistant Professor; MIT Sloan Center for Collective Intelligence www.mit.edu/~andreiv or Peter Glor8. Great visit 2012: ……………
Study Trip – To Do’s1st of June – 16th of Septembera) Chapter 1‐5: Technology entrepreneurship – Book Shaneb) Chapter 1,2, 6‐8: International entrepreneurship – Book Hollensenc) Texte: Hofstede and Troopenaarsc) Case Study: Apple16th of September – 27th of September: Comfort zone ‐‐ Interactivity8 Teams: ‐ Presentation Swiss Group, Briefing‐ Presentation Company/Institution/Personality, ‐ Social Media‐Team‐ Debriefing‐Team for every day27th of September – 24th of October1. Lecture report2. Personal reflexion
Program 1st Week Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd Prof. Chick KasoufMorning Welcome & Prof. D. Apelian Marketing Overview Prof. F. Hoy Tour robotics Lab E. Overstrom Materials Entrepreneurship Prof. M. Gennert Provost and processing‐global Wrap‐up and family business J. Schaufel view feedback session Prof. J. Gobert Prof. Mike Elmes Prof. F. MillerAfternoon The Psychology of Leadership in the Accounting in the Learning International New World New World Conference Transport from Topic Prof. Jerry Logan Airport to Schaufeld Worcester Trip to Irving House @Harvard Visit to a Visit to Higgins Evening Check‐In fraternity Armory Professor WPI Venture Meet Swissnex Marriott , Schaufeld’s class Forum team Worcester
Program 2nd Week Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th Presentation Swissnex Visit at Essential Visit Fraunhofer MIT Workshop with Design Institute Marc Rioult and Morning @Boston South @Cambridge puramatrix American culture Station IP in the US US Market Access Neurophlage Hampus Olivier de Weck, Afternoon with Jos Sheffelaar Hillerstrom Case study Writing System @Swissnex @Cambridge @Swissnex Engineering@MIT Visit of CIC & presentation of a Harvard Tech Feedback MassChallenge.com Swiss entrepreneurial Company visits @Swissnex life path @SwissnexEvening Panel discussion on the value of business in CleanTech processing @Swissnex
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