Certificate in Technology Commercialization (4 CEU)

Offered online in a self-paced format.

The Certificate in Technology Commercialization is a four-course program with approximately 12 contact hours per course and worth 4 CE units. The courses are offered entirely online in a self-paced format using video lectures, , informational videos, readings and other online components. Each course takes approximately 10-12 twelve hours to complete, including all readings and assignments. At the end of each course is a multiple-choice exam that takes about an hour to complete.

Because each course is delivered online, each course can be started individually. Participants proceed at their own pace through the lessons , with each lesson being made available at the completion of the previous one. You have 60-days to complete a course once you enroll. Upon completion of all the lessons and assignments in each course, the assessment for that particular course will be made available.

Tuition for each course in the program is $1495.
No refunds for online courses.

Earn your certificate in Technology Commercialization by completing the following 4 courses (worth 1 CE unit each) in order:

At the completion of each of the four individual courses, participants may take an optional assessment evaluating their assimilation of the materials in the course. Upon completing all four courses of the program and passing the four individual assessments participants will be granted a Certificate in Technology Commercialization from the Bauer College of Business.

Assessments are conducted online upon the completion of each course. Participants must pass each of the four courses to gain the certificate. Participants are allowed up to three attempts at passing each assessment. A grade of 70% is passing.

Dr. Alan D. Lish is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship of the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. He teaches technology commercialization, new product development and corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, along with marketing and entrepreneurship. His areas of research are in business incubator effectiveness, new product development, and entrepreneurial intent.

Dr. Lish has a Master’s of Science degree in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Doctorate in Business Administration/marketing from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL. He has been an entrepreneur all his life, and has started and run businesses in computer hardware, computer software, and Internet marketing services. He has experienced all aspects of technology commercialization, from technology assessments to startups to liquidity events and venture sales.


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