This course assists aspiring and active entrepreneurs in developing great ideas into great companies. With strong economies presenting rich opportunities for new venture creation, and challenging economic times presenting the necessity for many to make their own job, the need to develop the skills to develop and act on innovative business opportunities is increasingly vital.
This course is part of the Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business Specialization
Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship
About this Course
Learner Career Outcomes
Approx. 10 hours to complete
Learner Career Outcomes
Approx. 10 hours to complete
University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign.
- 5 stars
- 4 stars
- 3 stars
- 2 stars
- 1 star
TOP REVIEWS FROM DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE IDEAS FOR NEW COMPANIES: THE FIRST STEP IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Content is good and teaching material is of good quality. Some more examples of the application of the concepts discussed during the lectures could make this course even more interesting.
thank you very much i did enjoy a lot the all program was relevant to the current situation of the economy i am really great-full for your courses its time for me to do it in practical
This course is interesting and appropriately paced for an online class. I recommend it to all beginning entrepreneurs as a way to start thinking about how to start their company.
Good Content, and a lot of knowledge its highly recommended to read the opportunity analysis canvas book before watching the videos. the Audio in many Videos is mono not stereo
It is very interesting course for those who wants to know about entrepreneurship from scratch. The practical examples will enrich you to get the right concept. Worth Studying
This was an excellent intro to entrepreneurship. It isn't just an intro, it gets you into what is means to be an entrepreneur, and how to do it. Really great, thank you.
Great course! I learned so much about what an entrepreneur is all about. I highly recommend this course if you are planning to start your own business.
Decent content that definitely helped me come up with ideas for my venture throughout the course. The only sort of downside is the monotone professor.
This is very nice course for the people who wants to start their own startup. This course really helps to make different types of decisions.
This class gets your mind going. I am new to this area of learning and this class helped lay a foundation for becoming an innovator.
This was a great course in framing market opportunities and how to focus business/entreprenuerial endeavors in a successful way.
A wonderful course! It opened my mind so much that I ended creating things and developing each more my abilities and skills.
An interesting course with good information and interesting lectures. Guest speakers is also a positive thing for the course
Very helpful and eye opening for the entrepreneur. It will give you the tolos to assess if your idea is viable or not.
Was a very well organized module. Was really more informative than even a few accelerator programs I've been in.
I guess its another level knowledge I may not be able to get without the help of coursera. I love you coursera
Amazing content. Very helpful information and let you see the details before you start your startup adventure
Very effective and well thought courses. Every Tech Entrepreneur should go through this!\n\nYannick Kounga
Excellent course for the Start-up beginner to learn the broad perspective of Entrepreneurship components.
Excellent foundation module. Have already learnt so much. Love the references to real life businesses.
About the Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business Specialization
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.
What will I get if I subscribe to this Specialization?
When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.
What is the refund policy?
Is financial aid available?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.