HACKING FOR ENERGY   [Archived Catalog]
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will teach students how to build products and services using lean methods. This will be done by solving real-world energy industry problems. The course uses the lean launchpad platform for entrepreneurship. This is a highly customer-centered hypothesis-test approach to developing a mission modes, and is particularly well-suited for technology startups. It incorporates customer needs and user testing to build a minimum viable prototype. At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to understand the problems/needs of searching for product-market fit; understand all the stakeholders, deployment issues, costs, resources, and ultimate mission value; deliver minimum viable products that match customer needs in an extremely short time; produce a repeatable model that can be used to launch other potential technology solutions.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade

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