About this Course

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Learner Career Outcomes

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started a new career after completing these courses

44%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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Approx. 5 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Cost–Benefit AnalysisPlanningAdvertising CampaignCrowdfunding

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

44%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 5 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Offered by

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University of Pennsylvania

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
The Importance of the "Crowd" in Crowdfunding8m
Interview with Slava Rubin14m
1 reading
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Interview with Christian Strevy7m
What Sort of Preparation Should You Do?8m
Interview with Stephanie Pereira16m
1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Interview with Justin Kazmark12m
Dealing with Backers and Delivering Results9m
Interview with Sarah Miester8m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Who Succeeds at Crowdfunding?9m
Interview with Zach Dunham8m
Crowdfunding for Startups8m
Interview with Antina Lee19m
1 reading
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

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