We believe in the power of sharing and promoting the innovator’s mindset across all universities. We’ve already begun to see the benefits through Texas A&M and the University of Denver’s partnership. This is just the beginning.

– MARTY KATZ, UNIVERSITY OF DENVER CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER

Who We Are

Marty Katz

Executive Director of Project X-ITE // Chief Innovation Officer at University of Denver

Andrew Morriss

Dean, School of Innovation // Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

 

Innovation Resources

Below you will find resources that have been collected by the University of Denver’s Project X-ITE and by Texas A&M’s School of Innovation.

Teaching

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Programming

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Curriculum

We’ve gathered curriculum from many disciplines and schools from both the University of Denver and Texas A&M. Our intent is to create a community for sharing teaching resources like syllabi, class structure, and more.

University of Denver – Daniels College of Business
Gateway to Business
Syllabus – TBD
Professor: Stephen Haag

Practical glimpse into the global and competitive nature of business. From product ideation to product development, this course introduces students to business’s role in society in promoting sustainability as the only successful business model for delivering value to customers and stakeholders of all kinds. Key business activities such as marketing, finance and accounting, working in team, and product/service innovation and creativity are introduced. No prerequisites.

University of Denver – Daniels College of Business
From Idea to First Dollar
Syllabus – TBD
Professor: Stephen Haag

University of Denver – Daniels College of Business
From Idea to First Dollar
Syllabus – TBD
Professor: Stephen Haag

This experiential course required students to actually start a company and launch a product. In the Winter Quarter of 2018, 22 teams raised a gross revenue of $10,000 with an average profit margin of 52%. No prerequisites. This class is open to first-year DU students.Hacking 4 Defense
This interdisciplinary course, offered jointly by the Colorado School of Mines and DU, allowed student teams to develop tech solutions solving important national security problems. Students applied entrepreneurial principles – problem validation, beneficiary discovery and business model development – to actual, real-world problems. Students worked collaboratively with sponsoring agencies to uncover and validate beneficiary needs and build iterative prototypes with active military, the Department of Defense, amazing mentors, and other government agency personnel. For additional information on H4D, click the following link.

Join the Conversation

Are you affiliated with your university’s innovation program and want to share best practices & learn from others in similar roles? Consider joining our Academic Inno Hub Slack channel. When Texas A&M and Project X-ITE came together, we found a need for a place to connect across disciplines, departments, and universities, and found Slack to be the perfect solution. Join the @AcademicInno Slack group to share information such as resources, best practices, and ask questions across universities.

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