Spring 2012 Schedule

This schedule is for New Ventures 2: Strategy Development. The schedule is subject to revision.

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings will be held in the Seminar Room G at Fuqua. 
To get to Seminar Room G, take the Elevator across from Sauer Classroom, to the second floor.

 Week of January 16

          January 18 or 20                       Team meetings with Fjeld - review NV1 and plan for NV2

Week of January 23                

January 23, 10:30 - 12:45           Organizing meeting - discussion of work-plans for NV2

January 26, 10:30 - 12:45           Workshop: Target customer (Speaker: Rich West, CEO, Advanced Liquid Logic)

Week of January 30                

No class meeting - team meetings with advisors

 Week of February 6                

February 610:30 - 12:45          Checkpoint: Target customer

Journal entries due the day before the Checkpoint at 11pm

February 9, 10:30 - 12:45          Workshop: Business model (Speaker: Geoffrey Kanter, Managing Partner, Martin Kanter Venture Partners) 

Reminder: Duke Start-Up Challenge Idea Summaries due at 5pm

Week of February 13                

No class meeting - team meetings with advisors                                                           

Week of February 20 

February 2010:30 - 12:45         Checkpoint: Business model

Journal entries due the day before the Checkpoint at 11pm

February 23, 10:30 - 12:45        Workshop: Sustainable competitive position (Matt Megaro, Entrepreneur and Executive in Residence)

Week of February 27               

No class meeting - team meetings with advisors

Week of March 5              

No class meeting - Spring Break

Reminder: To be eligible for NV3, you need to recruit at least one undergraduate to join your team.

Week of March 12            

No class meeting - Spring Break

Week of March 19              

March 1910:30 - 12:45               Checkpoint: Competitive position

Journal entries due the day before the Checkpoint at 11pm

March 22, 10:30 - 12:45               Workshop: Milestones (Speaker: Jon Fjeld)                                                             

Week of March 26              

No class meeting - team meetings with advisors

Week of April 2              

April 210:30 - 12:45                   Checkpoint: Milestones

No journal, but prepare a powerpoint to discuss in class.

Board Member Role Play

April 5, 10:30 - 12:45                    Workshop: Investor perspective (Speaker: Mitch Mumma. General Partner, Intersouth Partners)                  

Week of April 9              

No class meeting - team meetings with advisors

Week of April 16              

April 1910:30 - 12:45                  Checkpoint: Presentation review

Week of April 23              

April 25, 4:00 - 7:00                     NV 2: Final presentations (20 minutes per project) (Location: Lilly Classroom)

April 27, 12:00-2:30                     Investor Panel presentations (Location: McKinley Seminar Room - Faculty Wing 1st Floor)

Week of April 30              

May 2, 5:00                                  Final reports due (Use the template on the syllabus page)




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