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What you will learn

  • Describe the entrepreneurial process and how to manage it

  • Recognize opportunities to develop new business ideas

  • Apply entrepreneurial approaches, concepts, and methods

  • Understand operational challenges involved with creating new business ventures

Skills you will gain

Strategic ManagementManagementMarketingEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

26%

started a new career after completing these courses

42%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 9 of 10 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 4 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Arabic, Vietnamese, German, Indonesian, English, Spanish...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 22 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
1.2 Risk and Uncertainty9m
3 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Review8m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Feasibility Studies

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
2.2 Financial Equation5m
1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Review12m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Skills and Strategies

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Marketing Strategy10m
3.3 Human Resources and Operations15m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Review10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Starting a Business

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 Accounting10m
4.3 Systems & Technology12m
3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Review12m

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About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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