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About the Course

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. Using proven content, methods, and models for new venture opportunity assessment and analysis, you will learn how to: * Identify and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities; * Enhance your entrepreneurial mindset; * Improve your strategic decision-making; and * Build innovative business models. Our goal is to demystify the startup process, and to help you build the skills to identify and act on innovative opportunities now, and in the future. With this course, students experience a sampling of the ideas and techniques explored in the University of Maryland's master's degree in technology entrepreneurship, an innovative, 100% online program. Learn more at

Top reviews


Oct 18, 2020

Thanks for providing this exceptional material, which clarifies and inspires people to launch their dreams into realities. Never is easy, but having this lectures as a tools to achieve them is great.


Jul 21, 2021

It's really a great course providing insights and tools for generating Innovative Ideas. Most importantly, the examples and illustrations taken from the real market makes the concepts crystal clear.

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By Kasuntha M

Jan 30, 2021

Great course to learn about Entrepreneurship. I highly recommend this course. Thank you for offering this valuable course to me.

By Ryan C

Mar 17, 2016

This was a great course in framing market opportunities and how to focus business/entreprenuerial endeavors in a successful way.

By Thiago H d A T d M

Jan 2, 2017

A wonderful course! It opened my mind so much that I ended creating things and developing each more my abilities and skills.


Oct 1, 2020

i am in love with this course, because for newbie (students) like me is just make sense and level up our knowledge so much

By Shaik I

Aug 21, 2020

thank you for giving this opportunity to gain the experience with this certificate i hope i will do more along with you

By Muaz A

Apr 29, 2020

I learnt a lot of new technical things during this course. I would personally recommend this course to everyone.

By Sagar M

Mar 29, 2020

I guess its another level knowledge I may not be able to get without the help of coursera. I love you coursera

By Burak O

Sep 15, 2017

Amazing content. Very helpful information and let you see the details before you start your startup adventure

By Lisa M

Jan 20, 2021

Very wonderful course. I like the way the lectures are delivered and the fact that I can pace my learning.


Nov 28, 2021

Excellent Course, it cleared all the doubts, a person who is totally new to entrepreneurship usually has.

By Colin R

May 1, 2017

Excellent course for the Start-up beginner to learn the broad perspective of Entrepreneurship components.

By Matthew A

Jul 30, 2016

Excellent foundation module. Have already learnt so much. Love the references to real life businesses.

By Yannick R K T

Feb 14, 2016

Very effective and well thought courses. Every Tech Entrepreneur should go through this!

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By Katyayani K

Aug 17, 2020

Very very encouraging course and loved it absolutely.I got to know more opportunities and ventures.

By Luis G R A

Oct 23, 2017

amazing great to expand your mind and now about to enter in to a wild market with a strategic plan


Apr 28, 2020

improve subject skills not only learning purpose u you do pratically also . thank you coursera .

By Jose G

Apr 27, 2016

Excellent course and excellent topic of discussion. Excellent material and books recommended

By Sai V R

Apr 3, 2021

superb please provide this type of more course like this with out any peer grade analysis


Apr 11, 2020

All the weeks are well structured to give deep insights about the core of entrepreneurship.

By Mostafa M

Mar 12, 2016

I loved the course. It gives insights on how an entrepreneur should think and behave.

By Gerald E

Jun 3, 2017

Very insightful and i would recommend for anyone thinking of starting a business

By Rushabh S B

Nov 19, 2020

It is a very interesting and engaging course for new or wanna be entrepreneurs.

By Alfredo M O N

Dec 27, 2020

a very interesting course with a clear method of content display. thumbs up!!

By Shibam S

Jan 16, 2016

I am learning new things in every lesson, thanks sir for creating such course

By Oluwasegun o

Apr 27, 2020

I love the learning models and techniques of assessment, it ensured I learnt