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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 Caio H T S

Jun 9, 2021

Great course! Highly recommended

By Konrad J

Oct 28, 2020

Clear, dense, fits to the topic.

By David P - P M Q

Mar 31, 2019

Very good content and discussion

By 최병현

Oct 5, 2022

It was a perfect course for me.

By Grace I O

Mar 31, 2020

Highly informative and precise.

By Vasundhara B

Aug 10, 2016

good examples. great structure.

By Michael S O

May 23, 2022

Great course. Glad I found it.

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 yong g C

Dec 9, 2021

I appreciate and i learn alot

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

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 alaa k

Oct 25, 2021

it was an amazing experience

By Farwah S

Aug 22, 2021

This course is very helpful