University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch

This course is part of Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship Specialization

Taught in English

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Thomas E. Parkinson

Instructor: Thomas E. Parkinson

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16 hours (approximately)
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Progress towards a degree

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(677 reviews)

|

98%

Beginner level
No prior experience required
16 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

What's included

2 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will discuss go-to-market strategies.

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5 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 peer review

In this module, we will discuss how to build financial projections for the startup company, in order to determine the potential size and scope of the business opportunity and the financing that may be required to successfully pursue that opportunity.

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3 videos2 readings4 quizzes

This module is focused on how startup companies raise capital from outside investors.

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3 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 peer review

This module is focused on growth – metrics that can be used to help manage it, and alternatives to consider if the company is not growing as it needs to.

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4 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 plugin

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4.8 (130 ratings)
Thomas E. Parkinson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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