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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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Feb 28, 2021

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Dec 3, 2018

Even as I had started with a fragmented idea about entrepreneurship, this course kind of helped to articulate and build a structure of thought process around it. Looking forward for the courses ahead.

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By عبدالله ا

Apr 24, 2020

ممتاز الكورس

لكن اغلب المعلومات كنت اعرفها قبل واي شخص عنده خبرة بالحياه بيعرفها

By Niraj A

Jul 3, 2018

A really useful material. Has lot of practical information from around the globe.

By Cedric C

Dec 2, 2016

Very good overview of how to go about analysing ones idees before going for them.

By Deepti S

Jan 23, 2019

Course provides a good setup of tools and methods to identify and assess ideas

By Muhammad R

Jun 30, 2019

Great for the beginers looking a breif dip in the ocean of entrepreneurship.

By katica s

May 24, 2016

Totally recommended and a good start for the series. Also very motivational.

By Dmitrii M

Oct 28, 2018

Good interviews and good inspiration. I am exiting to continue the course.

By Deleted A

Apr 10, 2020

Comprehensive view of the opportunity identification lot of good examples

By Adam R

Jun 11, 2018

Good course, I just would like to see what I have answered in the test.

By Vladislav K

Apr 25, 2016

Thank you for this course! Looks like basic training for entrepreneurs.

By Ale P

Apr 22, 2021

ho imparato davvero tanto,insegnanti molto alla mano e molto chiari

By John E

Jun 12, 2020

Enjoyed the course. Sufficient detail but not too complicated.

By Maksud G

Sep 13, 2017

Quite basic info. Expecting more complicated theory in part 2.

By Ana F d S

Aug 31, 2017

Great course overall! I just didn't find the quizzes relevant.


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By Saurabh

Jan 22, 2018

I would like the course to be more interactive and engaging.

By Benjamin A

Oct 31, 2016

Loved it, I gave me a lot to think about and consider.

By maria d

Sep 6, 2021

Very intresting and understandable class thank you.

By hans v

Apr 6, 2016

Very useful combination of stats, tips and advise

By Amaan A

Jun 14, 2016

Great content, And the faculty is up to the mark

By Hunab C

May 19, 2019

Some talks are hard to follow and lack context

By Mohammed H C

Mar 26, 2022

Great tools for Developing the opportunity.

By Nico S

Oct 18, 2018

Loved the content and learn something new.

By Shubham G

Apr 9, 2020

Good for understanding the opportunities

By Moe

Jun 25, 2016

Invaluable information in every lecture.