Checking date: 22/05/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Lean Startup Process
Master in Computer Engineering (Plan: 449 - Estudio: 228)

Coordinating teacher: AMESCUA SECO, ANTONIO DE

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Description of contents: programme
1. Lean Startup Basics 2. Ideas 3. Market Research Techniques 4. Value Proposition Design 5. Prototype 6. Business Model Canvas 7. Types of Innovation 8. Pitch elevator
Learning activities and methodology
FORMATION ACTIVITIES AF1 - Theoretical class [23,33 hours, 100 % attendance] AF2 - Practical classes [25 hours, 100% attendance] AF5 - Tutorials [2 hours, 25% attendance] AF6 - Group work [50 hours, 0% attendance] AF7 - Individual student work [77 hours, 0% attendance] AF8 - Midterm and final exams [2 hours] TEACHING METHODOLOGIES MD1 - Lectures in the teacher's class with the support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. MD2 - Critical reading of texts recommended by the professor of the subject: Press articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for later discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. MD3 - Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc ... raised by the teacher individually or in groups MD4 - Presentation and discussion in class, under the moderation of the teacher, on topics related to the content of the subject, as well as practical cases MD5 - Preparation of works and reports individually or in groups
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Greg Bernarda, Alan Smith. Value Proposition Design. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2014
  • Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur. Business Model Generation. A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2010
  • Eric Ries. The lean startup. Crown Business. 2011
  • Larry Keeley, Helen Walters, Ryan Pikkel, Brian Quinn. Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.