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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Sales PresentationElevator PitchFinanceEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

80%

started a new career after completing these courses

86%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

33%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

Image of instructor, Kartik Hosanagar

Kartik Hosanagar 

Professor
Wharton School
91,922 Learners
5 Courses
Image of instructor, Lori Rosenkopf

Lori Rosenkopf 

Vice Dean and Director, Wharton Undergraduate Division
Simon and Midge Palley Professor of Management
91,922 Learners
5 Courses
Image of instructor, David Hsu

David Hsu 

Richard A. Sapp Professor of Management
The Wharton School
91,922 Learners
5 Courses
Image of instructor, Laura Huang

Laura Huang 

Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
Business Administration
1,908 Learners
1 Course
Image of instructor, Ethan Mollick

Ethan Mollick 

Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Management- Wharton School
94,693 Learners
6 Courses
Image of instructor, David Bell

David Bell 

President and Co-Founder at Idea Farm Ventures (IFV)
Marketing
274,928 Learners
8 Courses
Image of instructor, Karl  T. Ulrich

Karl T. Ulrich 

Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Wharton School
113,330 Learners
6 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Start Here

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 75 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Competitive Analysis (Entrepreneurship 1)9m
Testing Your Ideas - Surveys (Entrepreneurship 1)17m
Planning - Assumptions (Entrepreneurship 1)11m
Entrepreneurial Strategy (Entrepreneurship 2)23m
4 readings
Project Prompt and Scope10m
Pitch Deck Examples10m
Turning Ideas into Businesses10m
Lecture Slide PDFs10m
1 practice exercise
Project Scope Quiz8m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Building Your Pitch Deck

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 78 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Executive Summary and Pitch Deck (Entrepreneurship 4)9m
Branding and Naming (Entrepreneurship 2)20m
The Importance of the Founding Team (Entrepreneurship 2)12m
How to Price the Product or Service (Entrepreneurship 3)27m
5 readings
Pitch Deck Guidelines from a VC10m
Professor Mollick's Video on Pitch Decks10m
Choosing the Right Name10m
About Your Intellectual Property10m
Lecture Slide PDFs10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Preliminary Pitch Deck

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
The Importance of Feedback10m
Lecture Slide PDFs10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Revision Week

2 hours to complete
2 readings
2 readings
LinkedIn Pitch and Revisions10m
Does Your Pitch Deck Tell a Story?10m
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Top reviews from Wharton Entrepreneurship Capstone

By DSDec 1st 2018

Wharton Entrepreneurship Specialization, Advance your career. Accelerate your startup entrepreneur. Faster, flexible, free to try. — Danai Srijunchai, Bangkok, Thailand

By KMSep 8th 2019

Great course\n\nThe best thing about it is that you require no prior knowledge or experience in entrepreneurship as a subject.\n\nHighly recommend it to everyone.

About the Entrepreneurship Specialization

Wharton's Entrepreneurship Specialization covers the conception, design, organization, and management of new enterprises. This five-course series is designed to take you from opportunity identification through launch, growth, financing and profitability. With guidance from Wharton's top professors, along with insights from current Wharton start-up founders and financiers, you'll develop an entrepreneurial mindset and hone the skills you need to develop a new enterprise with potential for growth and funding, or to identify and pursue opportunities for growth within an existing organization....
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