Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

GLHT 448 - TECH COMM IN DEV CTY FOR ENGS

Long Title: TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FOR ENGINEERING
Department: Global Health Technologies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This is a unique opportunity for engineering students to 1) collaborate with graduate business students to design and disseminate global health technologies; 2) learn about the sustainable distribution of health products in developing countries; 3) have a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa that tourism can never duplicate; and 4) help the poor. Working alongside advanced MBA students, engineering students will apply their skills to developing business plans for student-designed global health technologies that may influence dissemination and business plans. Interested students should email beyondtraditionalborders@rice.edu for an application. Instructor Permission Required.