Source: Xconomy, Mar 2011
In January, we introduced a new graduate course at Stanford called thecustomer development, agile development, business model generation and pivots.
We were going to toss teaching the business plan aside and try to teach engineering students a completely new approach to start companies – one which combines customer development, agile development, business models and pivots. (The slides below and the syllabus Jon Feiber and Ann Miura-ko), what if I was wasting their time? And worse, what if I was going to squander the time of my students?