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Flury, Alan

Alan Flury

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Instructor at Scheller College of Business (2001 to current) Taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level (over 200 courses)  in eCommerce, Entrepreneurship, Principles of Management, Technology Commercialization, and Management Consulting. Serve as faculty advisor to Delta Sigma Phi, the e-Club and the Consulting Club. Co-director of the Georgia Tech Business Plan Competition (2001-2008). Developed and taught 3 credit hour distance learning courses for Professional Masters in Manufacturing Leadership and the MS in Data Analytics.  

Director -- The Georgia Tech Business Plan Competition (2009 to  2014). Responsible for directing both the Business Plan and Ideas to SERVE Competitions. Director actives include competition planning, soliciting sponsorships (both cash and service), conducting a workshop series, soliciting judges, hosting several reception events, and administering the competitions themselves. Typically about 100 to 150 students participate each year. 

Director of the Georgia Tech Ideas to Serve Competition (2010 to 2012). Responsible for developing the competition concept and directing this venture ideas competition focused on social entrepreneurship. Each year this competition attracts between 40 to 50 mostly undergraduate participants who compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to share their social ideas with local community and business leaders.

Director – TI:GER (2002 to 2004). TI:GER is an NSF funded program in technology commercialization for selected PhDs in Science and Technology, MBAs, and JDs (law students). Responsibilities included recruiting students (approximately 100 in total), designing  and conducting TI:GER-specific academic courses in technology commercialization, and mentoring TI:GER-specific entrepreneurship teams.

Director – Dupree Center for Entrepreneurship (2001 to 2002). Responsible for entrepreneurship outreach programs, the Georgia Tech Business Plan Competition, the e-Club (student entrepreneurship club); the Idea lab; and issuing academic certificates in entrepreneurship. 

Prior to joing Scheller Alan was a partner at Accenture. At Accenture he developed and managed long-term client relationships and over the course of his career worked mainly in the Products and Financial Services industries.