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[liberationtech] Stanford MS&E 297: Hacking 4 Defense - First Brown Bag Lunch TODAY (& Thursday)!
companys at tmp.ucsb.edu
Tue Feb 21 09:39:22 PST 2017
MS&E 297: Hacking for Defense (H4D)
The class will be on Tuesdays from 4:30 - 7:20
Brown Bag Lunches
February 21st: 12:00 - 1:00pm, Thornton 110
February 23rd: 12:10 - 1:10pm, GSB Room M109
Join the Hacking for Defense teaching team THIS WEEK to learn more about
developing technology solutions to solve real national security problems
using Lean Startup principles and methodology.
This course provides hands-on learning on what it’s like to tackle real
world problems that need a technical solution, now. The problems have real
military and other government agency sponsors and they need teams of
students to help them find technical solutions to their critical
challenges. The class teaches you the methodology from Lean Launchpad to
develop technology that can provide those solutions.
This class combines theory with a ton of hands-on practice to give you a
framework to test the business model of a startup while creating all of the
pressures and demands of the real world in an early stage start up. It will
also give you experience working with various government agencies like the
Department of Defense (DoD), Veterans Administration, and National Security
An ideal student team is diverse. It is comprised of multiple disciplines
e.g. engineers, scientists, business school and policy students. Your team
will work with a team of problem sponsors, military liaisons, and industry
mentors as you encounter the complexity of what it takes to actually deploy
a solution and experience the chaos and uncertainty of how a startup
You will learn to use the Mission Model Canvas and each block will be a new
adventure outside the classroom as you test each part of your
Join us for our Brown Bag Lunch and info sessions to learn more about the
course, meet the teaching team, and find teammates for the class!
Sign up to stay up to date or to find a team with this form
Follow the Facebook page <https://www.facebook.com/groups/1556101194680136/>
to get updates on events and class information!
Questions? Email Rachel Olney: wrachel at stanford.edu
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