This course is the first in a series on starting a business. Though new venture creation is the focus of the specialization, this course is important for everyone.To create a successful business it is not only about what you do (technical execution), it is also about how you think. This course provides learners with insights to re-frame their thinking in order to maximize their chances for success.
About this Course
Forrest S. CarterAssociate Professor, Faculty Director of Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Ken SzymusiakManaging Director, Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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TOP REVIEWS FROM DEVELOPING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET: FIRST STEP TOWARDS SUCCESS
For an absolute novice this was a great insight into starting your own startup. A strong foundational course that covers in detail what is required from a person to run and sustain a business.
This course is very helpful for who want to start a business venture. This course already changed my opinion about starting a business. Thanks to all who crate this type course.
Well structured and balanced. This has helped me to better understand what is required to not just start a business, but how to use the mindset at work to trial new things.
This first step is an eye-opener to the "whys" of entrepreneurship. I've learned a lot from how opportunities should be identified and exploited. I'm more hopeful now!
About the How to Start Your Own Business Specialization
This specialization is a guide to creating your own business. We will cover a progression of topics necessary for successful business creation including: mindset, ideation, planning, action and strategy. Rather than just describing what to do, the focus will be on guiding you through the process of actualy doing it. The Capstone course will bring all of the tools and lessons discussed together for you to launch your business. It may not be the business of your dreams, but it will be a functional business giving you the execution capability to start something you are passionate about.
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