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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking & Action by University of California, Irvine

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About the Course

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...

Top reviews


Jul 4, 2020

Easy and not as intimidating as I feared. I am not a financial person, but I found these insights to be very helpful in understanding those who are, and being able to appreciate my family's business.


Nov 7, 2015

I really enjoyed this class. It has given me serious motivation to start my own company. I liked being able to see an overview of the steps I need to take to start my business off on the right foot.

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By Anuraag M

May 30, 2021

well explained. Very useful for a person who wish to start one own busniess and be an enterpreneur.


Sep 21, 2020

I would suggest everything over here is so informative and a special thanks to my professor.

By Claudia G

Sep 28, 2018

The course is so helpful at times its a little challenging but overall a great refresher.


Jul 31, 2020

Good for an overall view of the process to start a business and skills required to do so


Nov 29, 2020

what are you having to know about being a beginning entrepreneur? the answers are here.

By gauri b

Jan 29, 2020

A quick, succinct explanation of how to begin , when u have a entrepreneurial idea.

By Bassam D

Dec 15, 2015

This course offers a good general overview on the essentials of entrepreneurship.

By Becca H

Oct 9, 2016

I loved this course, I know have a better understanding of how a Business runs.

By Akshat G

Feb 12, 2021

It was a real eye-opener course but could have provided more reading material.

By Martin B

Sep 20, 2022

Informative a good start for those looking to start their own business

By Ahmed K

Dec 6, 2019

Love it, the instructor is great and he really knows what he is saying

By Kolupo S

Mar 16, 2023

Very enlightening with simplified teaching. absolutely loved

By Mathew B

Oct 7, 2015

Learned plenty about the foundations of entrepreneurship.


Jul 11, 2022

Great course for beginners. Makes me want to learn more.

By Pramod W

Oct 21, 2015

Its very good introduction to topic and concepts.


Oct 6, 2020

Super Course for Essentials of Entrepreneurship

By David m

Dec 26, 2015

Great course to learn how to start a Business


Jan 21, 2021

I learned a lot from the course your provide

By Shan S S

Mar 8, 2021

it was explained in simple terms

By Ashok K V

Dec 20, 2015

An excellent introductory course

By Jacqueline C M

Sep 21, 2015

very interesting with some great

By Allen T

Dec 8, 2020

could go a little more in depth

By Stiven I

Sep 8, 2020

It was somewhat informative.

By Dawn C

Oct 26, 2016

To the point and informative


Nov 19, 2020

very good explaination