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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 Akshay G Y

May 20, 2020

great, thanks coursera..

By Mohammad

Aug 07, 2016

Great Course . Thank you

By R. A T

Sep 13, 2015

good information, thanks


Oct 04, 2020

Very good explanations

By Mark L

Sep 20, 2020

Concise and practical.

By Ahmad M M

Jul 08, 2020

it is wonderful course


May 03, 2020

Excellent presentation


Jun 08, 2020

Excellent explanation


Aug 28, 2020

Good course to learn

By Yogesh k D

Jun 26, 2020

Great for beginners

By alen

Oct 31, 2019

I love your lessons

By Prakash B

Sep 08, 2020

very knowledgeable

By Dina G

Jul 07, 2020

really interesting

By Carmen L O L

Nov 06, 2016

highly recommended

By Akshat G

Apr 15, 2016

Excellent Teaching

By Malshetteppa B

Jun 13, 2020

very good course'

By aula s

May 22, 2020

Thank you so much

By Ayaz A

Jun 08, 2016

awesome lectures.

By Mangesh K

Sep 20, 2020

great experiance

By Sidhartha s

Aug 23, 2020

Simply Awesome!!

By grayaa

Jul 13, 2020

excellent course

By Venkateswararao N D

Jun 30, 2020

Excellent Course

By Dr. S K

Jun 27, 2020

Excellent course


Jun 07, 2020

Very informative

By Gerardo B

Aug 15, 2015

Very goood .....