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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 05, 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 08, 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 Susan

Oct 30, 2016

Good quick general overview for a complete beginner. Wished it could have been longer with a bit more depth.

By Muhammad U M

Jun 17, 2020

The course was good but the quizzes need to be changed for every person or for the next try atleast!!!


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.


Aug 01, 2020

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

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 Mary R H

Oct 09, 2016

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

By Ahmed K

Dec 06, 2019

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

By Mathew B

Oct 08, 2015

Learned plenty about the foundations of entrepreneurship.

By Pramod W

Oct 21, 2015

Its very good introduction to topic and concepts.

By David m

Dec 26, 2015

Great course to learn how to start a Business

By Ashok K V

Dec 20, 2015

An excellent introductory course

By Jacqueline C M

Sep 22, 2015

very interesting with some great

By Stiven I

Sep 08, 2020

It was somewhat informative.

By Dawn C

Oct 26, 2016

To the point and informative


Apr 10, 2019

simple and informative

By Ecila A

Oct 22, 2019

Great illustrations


May 10, 2020

it was good course

By Mohamed A M

Jul 12, 2018

execllent course

By hagar h a

Apr 22, 2018

Great Overview.

By Fouzia B

Mar 07, 2017

very well done!

By Devasri h

Apr 12, 2020

very effective

By raveena l

Apr 06, 2020

good course!

By Anil C

Aug 05, 2018

Great course