China is a focus of today’s world economy, and its approach to innovation and entrepreneurship has an increasing global influence.
Explore the Chinese approach to innovation and entrepreneurship
This free online course will introduce the processes related to discovery, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship; the influence of Chinese culture on them; and the characteristics and thinking of Chinese innovators and entrepreneurs.
By the end of the course, you will acquire the skills and ability to:
identify daily problems;
generate new ideas;
propose new products or services;
analyse the feasibility of your ideas from an entrepreneurial perspective;
and develop a business model and business plan.
Learn with entrepreneurship experts from CityU
This process will be guided by lead educator Dr Hongyi Sun’s PIPE model (Problem, Idea, Product and Enterprise) - a teaching model recognised with a First Award from the China Association of Higher Education under the Chinese Ministry of Education.
The course has been developed by CityU (City University of Hong Kong) - an institution that capitalises on its cross-East-West position and strong connections with the Chinese government, industry and universities, to develop innovation and knowledge transfer.
This course is designed for university students and anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and mainland China.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.