New Ventures and Product Innovation (IED 210)
January 25 - May 10
The New Ventures & Product Innovation (IED210) spring course is a hands-on learning program run by the KAUST Entrepreneurship Center and is delivered to KAUST graduate students. This course helps students develop not only entrepreneurial skills but also skills such as leadership, team development, conflict resolution, stakeholder and project management. The class is an intensive, experiential learning environment that includes regular pitches with feedback from mentors and leverages real business cases to analyze concepts. Students hear perspectives from various business leaders and guest speakers as well as startup founders. Students also learn how to evaluate business ideas and develop an investor pitch; learning how to successfully communicate an idea. Skills learned in this class are for all students, not just entrepreneurs.