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Skills you will gain

Business PlanBusiness ModelInnovationEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

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Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 heures par semaine...

English

Subtitles: English, French

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

From laboratory invention to formulation of an innovative concept

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
1.2 From laboratory research to the decision to create an innovative company: the experience of a researcher-entrepreneur.9m
1.3 Innovative design, a mix of methods and practices stemming from “sciences of the artificial”.11m
1.4 Creating an innovative company with several associates: what are the selection criteria?6m
1.5 Methods and recommendations for defining and assessing an opportunity to create a tech company.18m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Biography Week 110m
1 practice exercise
Week 124m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Fostering the development of your concept

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 77 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 The key steps to bringing an innovative project to fruition.13m
2.3 The fundamentals of the company’s strategy.14m
2.4 Innovative strategies: the typology and value perceived by the  customer.17m
2.5.1 The challenges of intellectual property to exploit an innovation 1/38m
2.5.2 The challenges of intellectual property to exploit an innovation 2/311m
2.5.3 The challenges of intellectual property to exploit an innovation 3/39m
1 reading
Biography Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Week 224m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Identifying the actors of technological innovation

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.2 From science to industry: the purpose of a technology transfer service.15m
3.3 From PhD to a navigation startup: the case of Sysnav.15m
3.4 Building a team, the key to success for a startup.16m
3.5 The outlook in social sciences research for entrepreneurs.18m
Teaser Sounds Good3m
1 reading
Biography Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Week 324m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

How to calculate your financing needs and to find funding

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
4.2.1 An overview of your financing needs and financial sources for innovation 1/44m
4.2.2 An overview of your financing needs and financial sources for innovation 2/45m
4.2.3 An overview of your financing needs and financial sources for innovation 3/46m
4.2.4 An overview of your financing needs and financial sources for innovation 4/41m
4.3.1 What leads an individual to fund a tech startup? 1/27m
4.3.2 What leads an individual to fund a tech startup? 2/213m
4.4 From wavelet theory to the “Let It Wave” startup: financing the launch.18m
4.5 How does a venture capital fund decide to finance a breakthrough technology?10m
1 reading
Biography Week 410m
1 practice exercise
Week 424m

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