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Subtitles: English, Catalan, Spanish

What you will learn

  • To promote an entrepreneurial spirit and to consider the option of setting up a company as an employment opportunity

  • Development of entrepreneurial skills and use of tools that equip people to work in an entrepreneurial project

  • Essential knowledge for those interested in managing their own business

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Catalan, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Entrepreneurship: an overview

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 44 min)
6 videos
1.1 General concepts9m
1.2 Creative process6m
1.3 An entrepreneur, an idea8m
1.4 Teams9m
1.5 First financing6m
1 practice exercise
Entrepreneurship: an overview16m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Business Model Canvas

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2 Customers and Value Proposition6m
2.3 Channels, Revenue Streams and Customer Relationships8m
2.4 Key Resources, Key Activities, Key Partners, Cost Structure9m
2.5 Value Proposition6m
1 reading
Business Model Canvas: a tool for organizational planning15m
1 practice exercise
Business Model Canvas16m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Business Model Validation: Lean Startup

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min)
5 videos
3.2 Lean Startup4m
3.3 Metrics4m
3.4 Customer Validation4m
3.5 Minimum Viable Product and early adopters4m
1 practice exercise
Business Model Validation: Lean Startup16m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Business Plan

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min)
8 videos
4.2 Executive Summary, Strategic Plan and SWOT7m
4.3 Marketing Plan10m
4.4 Organisational Plan7m
4.5 Production Plan8m
4.6 Economic Plan I7m
4.7 Economic Plan II9m
4.8 Legal Plan6m
1 practice exercise
Business Plan16m

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