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Coursera: Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking & Action

Success in business can be greatly enhanced with an understanding of key entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies solutions. This interactive course provides potential entrepreneurs with the knowledge of succeeding in an entrepreneurial opportunity. Topics include: how creativity, opportunity and feasibility are best evaluated; business strategies for new businesses; importance of a business plan; achieving success in a new business. At the end of the course students will have the skills and confidence to evaluate starting a business, in addition to becoming more enterprising in how they approach their roles should they decide to work in organizations.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Learn about the many faces of and contexts for entrepreneurship
2. Learn about the entrepreneurial process and how to manage it
3. Learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and your own potential to be one
4. Learn to recognize opportunities to generate and assess your own business idea
5. Explain the business planning process
6. Apply entrepreneurial approaches, concepts and methods to your own business idea
7. Learn about the operational issues in developing new business ventures

Syllabus

Introduction


Feasibility Studies


Skills and Strategies


Starting a Business


6 Student
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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 2-4 hours a week
Calendar 4 weeks long
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6 reviews for Coursera's Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking & Action

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a year ago
Minhaz Ibn Saleh completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It was a very basic course. You will gain some valuable knowledge about entrepreneurship. I will suggest this course only to the very beginners with no business knowledge.
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