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Starting a Business 1

Vision and Opportunity

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university. Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications. The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource. Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course. You can use the hashtag #FLbizVision to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • The entrepreneurial learning cycle
  • The opportunity business model: the importance of sharing your vision
  • Vision and opportunity in successful businesses
  • Writing a core value proposition
  • Introduction to writing a robust business plan.

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University of Leeds

Rating 4.1 based on 8 ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Feb 4 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructor Nigel Lockett
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business & Management

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This six-course series is extremely well-produced and well-organized, and FutureLearn itself makes it easy to navigate through the lessons.

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Some useful content in here, but seems to want to sell Leeds University!

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The courses also offer an extremely helpful document that guides you through brainstorming and planning your own business venture.

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Last video on week one has nothing to do with the course at all so skipped that bit.


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