The School of Engineering and Computer Science has built a reputation by providing business and industry with uniquely prepared scientific and technical employees. SECS graduates have received an education preparing them for the marketplace through multidisciplinary programs that emphasize innovative integration, teamwork and communication skills.
SECS is striving to broaden our collaborative activity and enhance our reputation as an institution that has uniquely positioned itself to partner with business and industry in the entrepreneurial quest to develop innovative responses to emerging needs and opportunities in the global marketplace.
Please contact us for additional information, or to discuss how we can collaborate with your organization to build and effective and mutually productive partnership.
Training and Continuing Education
Recognizing the intensifying need to continuously update employees' knowledge and skills, an increasing number of companies are including a "strategic learning component" in their overall strategic plans. As part of those plans, the School of Engineering and Computer Science works with companies to deliver comprehensive training and development programs.
SECS provides a number of ways to ensure that employees are equipped with up-to-date skills, and prepared to meet the challenges of the evolving workplace.
- Traditional degree programs for employees who want to pursue post baccalaureate education
- Certificate programs tailored to companies' specific training needs
- Single or multi-day short courses delivered either on the DU campus or on location
- One or two week intensive state-of-the-art technical specialty programs
SECS can also design special programs in conjunction with other schools on campus such as the Daniels College of Business, the College of Law and the College of Education.
Please contact Paul Forsberg, Assistant Dean, for further information if you have a specific training need in your company.
The School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Technology Transfer Office are committed to the pursuit and support of enterprise and entrepreneurship. DU has established a network of researchers, investors, legal counsel and business people to facilitate the process of transforming ideas into commercial applications. This network has the flexibility and creativity to form partnerships, joint ventures, licensing agreements and spin-off companies.
SECS faculty and students are engaged in patent-producing research. DU's Patent Rights Committee evaluates the commercial potential of research and secures intellectual property rights before joining with business partners to go to market. SECS provides research expertise to help inventors and patent holders investigate the feasibility of their ideas. DU has the resources to help bring those ideas to the marketplace.
- SECS provides expertise to companies submitting SBIR/STTR proposals
- SECS has contact with a broad network of investors looking for viable idea s to commercialize
- SECS joins in joint appropriations requests to state, federal and international governments