Professional skills training

Participants in the CryptoWorks21 program are expected to fulfill the following requirements for professional skills:

  • Demonstrate novice understanding in each professional skill area
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding in at least one professional skill area

Novice level


Standards and certification

Learning outcome: Develop an understanding of standards, their relevance and importance for deployability, competitiveness, large-scale adoption, the standards and compliance organizations, and compliance development.

Delivery mechanism: Standards and Certification Workshop, offered in spring term in odd years.

2021 offering: August 9-13, 2021 (online)


Intellectual property protection and management

Learning outcome: Demonstrate an understanding of IP, its importance, main strategies, protection and management possibilities.

Delivery mechanism: BE 606 Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Students may enrol any semester in which BE 606 is offered


Commercialization and entrepreneurship

Learning outcome: Demonstrate an understanding of how to take innovations to commercial applications.

Delivery mechanism: BE 606 Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Students may enrol any semester in which BE 606 is offered


Management

Learning outcome: Demonstrate an understanding of the different methods and paradigms for managing people, projects, scope, time, and risk.

Delivery mechanism: BE 600 Management and Leadership

Students may enrol any semester in which BE 606 is offered


Communications

Learning outcome: Demonstrate an understanding of the art of communication, such as communicating science to non-specialists, communicating a business plan, interpersonal and team communication.

Delivery mechanism: BE 600 Management and Leadership

Students may enrol any semester in which BE 606 is offered


Advanced level


Integration of professional skills

Learning outcome: Identify and apply core concepts in entrepreneurship to a new venture or to their academic research.

Delivery mechanism: Advanced Lean Canvas and Entrepreneurship Workshop, offered in spring term.

Pre-requisite: Completion of BE 606.

Next offering: TBD