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About the Course

How does a good idea become a viable business opportunity? What is entrepreneurship and who fits the profile of an entrepreneur? This introductory course is designed to introduce you to the foundational concepts of entrepreneurship, including the definition of entrepreneurship, the profile of the entrepreneur, the difference between entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management, and the role of venture creation in society. You’ll explore where technology entrepreneurship and impact entrepreneurship align and where they diverge, and you’ll learn proven techniques for identifying the opportunity, assessing the opportunity, hypothesis testing and creating a prototype. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to test, validate and prototype your idea, and also whether or not you fit the profile of an entrepreneur! You’ll also be ready to move on to the next phase of entrepreneurship in Entrepreneurship 2: Launching the Start-Up....

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May 4, 2017

'Entrepreneurship 1: Developing the Opportunity' made me believe that i had all that one should know before starting up. I would recommend this course to all those looking to build the next big thing.

Feb 28, 2021

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By vasundhara b

Aug 10, 2016

good examples. great structure.

By Fabijan R

Dec 3, 2020

Excellent course, I recommend!

By Gustavo A V L

Apr 26, 2020

Excellent course! Very useful!


Apr 13, 2020

Very informative. Must enroll.

By Mahmoud A M I

Nov 21, 2019

amazing course and so helpfull

By Nassir d J V C

Mar 11, 2019

Great course. The level is top

By Bruce H

Jun 24, 2017

great material and instructors

By Karan K C

Jul 12, 2020

Great course! Really helpful!

By benedictus h

Jun 17, 2020

easy to understand, very nice

By Shashank R

May 3, 2020

Fantastic and deep learning!!

By Juan P L M

Jan 13, 2019

Excelente, super recomendable

By Shrivatsa S

Sep 10, 2018

good course extremely helpful

By Marshall W

Aug 9, 2018

Very useful introduction.....

By Joel R M

Jan 24, 2017

very helpful and paractically

By Faizan K

Jun 23, 2016

outstanding effort by wharton

By Robert B

Mar 29, 2016

Lots of interesting material!

By عبدالله ا

Aug 25, 2020

excellent and clear concepts

By natwar k

Feb 20, 2020

very good I love this course

By Jack H

Jan 5, 2020

Great course, learned heaps.

By Matshiliso M

Sep 15, 2020

lovely and very iformative.

By Emma N

Oct 29, 2017

excellent overview. thanks.

By Kenneth M

Mar 19, 2017

Excellent beginners course!

By Ron A

Sep 26, 2016

Well organized and relevant

By Marion H

Apr 23, 2020

really enjoyed this class!

By Tequan T

Apr 12, 2020

Great information to know!