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Essentials of Entrepreneurship

Thinking & Action

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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

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University of California, Irvine

Rating 4.3 based on 164 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
Starts Sep 23 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $35
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor David Standen, MBA
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Entrepreneurship

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I enjoyed learning about what things to expect as an entrepreneur as well as the do's and dont's for running your own business.

real applicable knowledge gained Very Helpful This course gave me more confidence to handle and manage my own business.

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general overview in 3 reviews

Good quick general overview for a complete beginner.

very good To the point and informative Great course This course is great if you're just looking for a general overview about Entrepreneurship.

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short but in 3 reviews

The time is short but the teacher adds a lot of his personal experience, and that makes the difference.

The lecture is short but the presenter has good experiences to share with us.

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start my in 2 reviews

Gave great tools to start my own business Very Good Learning Excellent content, the teacher is articulate, the material is comprehensive.

It has given me serious motivation to start my own company.

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Rating 4.3 based on 164 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
Starts Sep 23 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $35
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor David Standen, MBA
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Entrepreneurship

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