CSC454H1: The Business of Software

Hours

24L/12T

Designed and delivered by industry experts in successful commercialization of tech startups, this course focuses on the development of a viable business and startup in partnership and mentorship from industry businesses and entrepreneurs.

The course is designed to be taken by students from any faculty or discipline. It focuses on helping them understand and develop business sense, introduce modern customer development, and teach skills in product development, financial management, marketing, and leadership. Alongside the software engineering abilities of CSC491H1 teammates, skills learned in CSC454H1 will aid the development of a viable startup.

For more details visit our website at https://www.dcsil.ca/student-courses.

Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite
2.5 credits at the 300-level or higher
Exclusion
NOTE: Students not enrolled in the Computer Science Major or Specialist program at the FAS, UTM, or UTSC, or the Data Science Specialist at FAS, are limited to a maximum of three 300-/400-level CSC/ECE half-courses.
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)