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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Lean StartupValue PropositionInvestmentEntrepreneurship
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Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
8 hours to complete

How can you learn entrepreneurship?

In the first week, you'll be learning about some basic concepts in entrepreneurship. Specifically we're going to introduce the business canvas and the lean method, two key frameworks that will be used to structure your activities throughout this course. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
Video2 videos
Video: How will your business idea evolve? The Lean Startup Method4m
Reading4 readings
About this course10m
Reading: Introduction to Entrepreneurship10m
Activity: The Lean Startup Method and Business Model Canvas10m
Reading: Mentors, who needs them?10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

How is your idea valuable?

This week you'll learn to articulate and test your value proposition by drawing on three concepts: the strategy canvas, persona and minimum viable product (MVP). The strategy canvas emphasizes the uniqueness of your value proposition. The 'persona' represents who you think your typical customer is, which is useful for identifying real customers. The MVP is a simple prototype, which is a key tool to to get feedback from potential customers about the value you are providing them....
Reading
1 video (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading4 readings
Strategy Canvas: Mapping how you are different10m
Creating your first Persona and Customer Journey Map10m
Building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)10m
Measuring and Learning from your MVP10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

How will you reach more customers?

This week we'll help you think beyond your first customers, to scaling up your business across multiple segments of customers. The core concepts for this module are the diffusion of innovation and developing partnerships....
Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Reading2 readings
Growing your business: Segmenting and targeting your niches10m
Partners and resources10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

How profitable is your idea?

This week is an introduction to financial literacy. We'll show you how to build an income statement, how to develop financial models and financial forecasts. We'll also introduce you to some metrics to track the viability of your business that complement the traditional accounting metrics....
Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading3 readings
Income Statements10m
Forecasts and models10m
Metrics10m
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Top Reviews

By RHJan 22nd 2017

I am loving it so far.\n\nMy only concerns are about the platform, would love to have a help chat or somebody who I can talk to.

By RSAug 30th 2016

Its a great course for entrepreneurs before they get into the market with their idea's..

Instructors

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Allya Koesoema

Lecturer
UNSW Business School
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Martin Bliemel

Senior Lecturer
UNSW Business School

About UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales)

UNSW Sydney, based in Sydney Australia, was established in 1949 and is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities with more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries. UNSW Sydney aspires to provide students with an outstanding educational experience, which both reflects our strong traditions of excellence, innovation and social justice, and builds on our strengths in scientific, technological and professional disciplines....

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