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Add to Cart Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist Add to Wishlist. Price, William H. You'll discover how to: Feel the essence-and the joys-of engineering Examine personal motivation and set goals Master time management and organization Write fast and well under pressure Prepare and deliver effective presentations Understand and practice good human relations Act ethically in matters large, small, and engineering Assess technology opportunities Understand teams, leadership, culture, and the organization of organizations.
More Technology. Entrepreneurship on the other hand is well established, understood and has been researched globally for several decades, although still presents conflicting views of what it means to be entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurship does not, on the surface, appear to share obvious connections with humanitarian engineering, however, when considering the researched characteristics of entrepreneurial individuals such as creativity, perseverance and risk taking and characteristics shown by humanitarian engineers, similarities can be seen.
Qualitative data are gathered from individuals engaged in humanitarian engineering and provides insight into the definition of humanitarian engineering in a UK context.
The Entrepreneurial Engineer
This allowed the author to compare and contrast these characteristics as demonstrated by students studying general engineering, humanitarian engineering and enterprise. The quantitative results show that seven of the 11 entrepreneurial characteristics measured are significantly higher in humanitarian engineering students compared with the general engineering students. Nine of the eleven characteristics measured are significantly higher in enterprise students compared with the humanitarian engineering students.
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The authors, educators and successful entrepreneurs, wrote this textbook with the goal of maximizing your chance of entrepreneurial success. It is designed to encourage those who want to start a business and those who have already begun. It includes guidance, instruction, and practical lessons for the prospective entrepreneur.
The book focuses on early stage financing of a startup company, beginning with an emphasis on constructing an effective business plan, including writing techniques to help convey your message, and preparing solid financial statements. This "why" and "how" of writing a business plan is followed by recommendations on raising outside capital.
Important topics include developing your marketing strategy, recruiting and managing creatives and managers, and retaining effective employees. Legal structures, negotiation strategies, and economic evaluation of opportunities are also discussed. The book concludes with a chapter on project management. The book includes many engineering economy topics, sufficient for those who will be taking the FE Exam.
Defining Your Opportunity. Developing Your Business Concept. Creating Your Team. Creating Your Company. Financial Accounting. Business Plans Presentations and Letters.