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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.

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 Tuyet T Q

May 12, 2020

It have many of useful questions that asks you to ask yourself as an entrepreneur.

By Dr A C S

Mar 4, 2017

Very good fundamentals of understaing of start and development of Enterpreneurship

By Nelson M

Jun 23, 2021

clear and simple to follow, is up to you how deep you want to explore each topic

By Spencer P

Jul 4, 2020

Succinct. Informative. Good examples. Practical. Excel practice sheets are great

By SeyedKamalAddin R

Mar 12, 2016

Thanks a lot Professors & Wharton. Great Job. Please do some Workshop in Canada

By Chinwendu I O

Apr 2, 2020

I enjoyed this course, how it was delivered and how in-depth the classes were.

By Madhava V

Nov 6, 2019

Excellent course and supporting materials, must for every budding entrepreneur

By Leonid K

Jan 21, 2018

I was a good introduction to complicated things in a simple manner. Thank you.

By Tanabalan

Apr 19, 2020

Structure of the course explanations given by lecturers truly at world class

By Jonathan O

Jan 21, 2020

Quality of a graduate level course at a decimal of a percentage of the cost.

By Harvey G

Mar 2, 2019

Great course, practical real world experience, excellent insights. Thankyou.

By shaun s

Jun 9, 2018

Great to understand your potential customer(s) & proof of concept/market fit

By Maxwell M

May 24, 2021

Excellent foundation in entrepreneurship. I look forward to the next course

By Oscar A D C

Apr 7, 2020


By Oliver M

Sep 21, 2019

Great start into the topic, very convincing and well-presenting instructors

By John T

Jun 13, 2016

Learning new ways to look at business helps develop you as an entrepreneur.

By Ahmad A b S

Aug 2, 2021

Enjoy the session. Simple jargon used for non business background like me.

By Deepak A

Jun 11, 2021

Its a great course and I really enjoyed every bit of the stories discussed

By Ervin L A J

Mar 1, 2020

This course covered the basics very well. Relevant examples with clarity.

By Alejandro C

Aug 9, 2019

Very good course if your are interested in learning about entrepreneurship

By Timothy S

Aug 16, 2016

A very practical specialization course on Entrepreneurship... solid stuff!


May 7, 2021

A very precise overview & introduction to entrepreneurship opportunities.

By Kesiya M T

Dec 24, 2017

Excellent course to learn different facets of Successful Entrepreneurship


Sep 5, 2021

Amazing deep concept about Entrepreneurship Idea I get from this course.

By Denisse C

Feb 16, 2021

This course really encourages you to start a business! Totally worth it!