Specialization

Innovation: The Digital Entrepreneur

DESCRIPTION

Skills Explored Target Audience
Presentations, business model canvas, technology strategy, agile product development, growth hacking (growth metrics), create mobile/online product, consulting, fundraising, and due diligence Marshall, Viterbi, Economics, and any students interested in start-ups.
Specialization Description
If you have always been someone with a vision and a passion for creating your own projects, this is the program for you. This specialization is designed for students from a range of backgrounds who are interested in starting their own business, working for start-up companies, or learning to “think digitally.” Students will learn to create business models, growth hacking skills, agile product development, and gain real-world experience in team-based environment. This intimate program allows you to work on your business while at school with access to USC's instructors, incubators, and resources.

Requirements for completion (two core courses and a minimum of 3 units of elective credit)
Minimum units: 11


Required courses (8 units)
ITP 466- Building the High-Tech Startup (4 units)
ITP 476- Technologies for Interactive Marketing (4 units)

Elective courses (must complete a minimum of 3 units):
• BAEP-310: Launching Disruptive Ventures (4 units)
• BAEP-423: Management of Small Businesses (4 units)
• BAEP-450: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (4 units)
• BAEP-451: The Management of New Enterprises (4 units)
• BAEP-453: Venture Management (4 units)
• BAEP-460: Seminar in Entrepreneurship (2-4 units)
• BAEP 471: Social Innovation Design Lab (4 units)
• BAEP 480: Entrepreneurial Family Business (4 units)
• BAEP 491: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (4 units)
• BAEP 499: Special Topics (2-4 units)
• BUAD-301: Technology Entrepreneurship (3 units)
• BUAD-304: Organizational Behavior and Leadership (4 units)
• BUAD-307: Marketing Fundamentals (4 units)
• DSO-431: Managing the Digital Revolution for your Business (4 units)
• ITP-310: Design for User Experience (3 units)
• ITP-320: Enterprise Wide Information Systems (4 units)
• ITP-411: Multimedia and Video Production (3 units)
• ITP-470: Information Technology Practicum (2-4 units)
• ITP-479: Cyber Law and Privacy (3 units)
• ITP-480: Information Technology Internship (2-4 units)
Why Students Take It
To enable students to create innovative businesses in this digital world!
Industry & Career Info Companies Hiring
Digital technology is used globally. The business skills learned can enhance your resume for any job. Start-ups, established technology/Internet companies, large company consulting, and your own company!
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COURSES

Required Courses (8 units)





ITP-4664Building the High Tech Startup
ITP-4764Technologies for Interactive Marketing

Elective Courses (3 units)

Not offered in Spring 2017





Not offered in Spring 2017









Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017





Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
Not offered in Spring 2017
ITP-3103Design for User Experience
ITP-3204Enterprise Wide Information Systems
ITP-4113Multimedia and Video Production
ITP-4203Structuring Data for the Web
ITP-4704Information Technology Practicum
ITP-4793Cyber Law and Privacy
ITP-4804Information Technology Internship
BAEP-3104Launching Disruptive Ventures
BAEP-4234Management of Small Businesses
BAEP-4504Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
BAEP-4514Management of New Enterprises
BAEP-4534Venture Management
BAEP-4602Seminar in Entrepreneurship
BAEP-4714Social Innovation Design Lab
BAEP-4804Entrepreneurial Family Business
BAEP-4914Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
BAEP-4993Special Topics
BUAD-3013Technology Entrepreneurship
BUAD-3044Organizational Behavior and Leadership
BUAD-3074Marketing Fundamentals
DSO-4314Managing the Digital Revolution for your Business

Additional Info

ITP COURSES OFFERED IN Spring 2017

Required Courses





ITP-4664Building the High Tech Startup
ITP-4764Technologies for Interactive Marketing

Elective Courses












ITP-3204Enterprise Wide Information Systems
ITP-4113Multimedia and Video Production
ITP-4704Information Technology Practicum
ITP-4793Cyber Law and Privacy
ITP-4804Information Technology Internship