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Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
ePub10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: Earning Revenue

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 49 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
Revenue Models10m
Pricing Strategies9m
Interview with Blair Pircon16m
Like This Course? Learn More with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Module 1 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz8m
Module 1 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Module 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Financial Forecasting

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Projections: Presenting Financial Forecasts11m
Startup Financing10m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Module 2 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Graded Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Raising Capital

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
3 videos
Valuation13m
Term Sheets and Negotiations18m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Module 3 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz8m
Module 3 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz8m
Module 3 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Graded Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4: Managing Growth

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Pivots7m
Failing Well8m
Interview with Dan Klein, Tiesta Tea22m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
Congratulations!10m
4 practice exercises
Module 4 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Graded Quiz30m

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About the Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Specialization

In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, leaders require innovation skills. Thinking flexibly and developing an entrepreneurial mindset are critical to thriving in uncertain business environments. This specialization addresses how to recognize and question assumptions and constraints so as to identify and capitalize on opportunities. Innovation is needed within existing organizations and to found new organizations. Learning to change the rules of the game by creating innovative value propositions and discovering new market positions for sustained competitive advantage are some of the actionable lessons in this specialization. This specialization will be of value to both aspiring and practicing entrepreneurs as well as employees in established firms who are interested in becoming innovative leaders in an interconnected world....
Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship

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