You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.
Module 1: The Logic of Entrepreneurial Phenomena
This module explains conceptually the origins of entrepreneurial opportunities, the development of entrepreneurial ideas in relation to them, and undertakes a holistic examination of entrepreneurial phenomena. This module includes an interview with the founder of Blue1647, a center devoted to supporting high-potential entrepreneurs, who describes entrepreneurial action in ways that reflect themes from this module.
Module 2: Opportunities and Ideas
This module examines the nature of entrepreneurial opportunities in more detail and focus.
Module 3: From Ideas to Concepts to Ventures: Thinking About Feasibility
This module builds on the previous two modules, in step with the seven-stage model introduced in Module 1 and extended in Module 2, to focus on the key aspects and foundations of venture feasibility and venture mission.
Module 4: Foundations of Entrepreneurial Strategy
This module begins with a brief reflection on where we started with the seven-stage approach in order to begin putting the multiple steps and stages of entrepreneurial activity into a unified and formal model.