Professor George Abe is a lecturer and Faculty Director of the Strategic Management Research (SMR) Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. His teaching responsibilities include entrepreneurship, business plan development and field study program advisories. Previously, he was Business Development Manager for the UCLA Office of Intellectual Property, which is responsible for patent protection and commercialization of UCLA research. Prior to joining UCLA Prof. Abe was a venture partner with Palomar Ventures, a VC firm in Santa Monica, California.
During this hands-on instructional session, Prof. Abe covered the basics of business plans including their structure, their importance, and he identified some of their limitations. He also identified the key pieces of the business plan and the places where attorneys’ should focus their attention. The Lunch and Learn Series is a private event open to UCLA Law Students, Faculty and Staff.