University of Colorado Boulder
Technology Entrepreneurship Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Technology Entrepreneurship Specialization

Launch Your Own Technology Startup Company. Create a complete business plan for a new technology startup company.

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John E. Thomas

Instructor: John E. Thomas

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What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this specialization, you will be able to describe how to form, fund, and launch a new technology venture.

  • You will be able to apply systems thinking to write vision and mission statements, competitive advantages statements, and value propositions.

  • You will also be able to define, construct, and integrate the core elements of a holistic business plan.

  • Lastly, you will be able to create a business presentation and pitch to potential investors.

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Specialization - 3 course series

What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to describe technology entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial mindset.

  • You will be able to explain and apply the concepts of entrepreneurial motivation, orientation, and support systems.

  • You will also be able to recognize and develop new product ideas, as well as develop an initial idea for a new product or service.

  • Lastly, you will be able to design vision, mission, sustainable competitive advantage, and value proposition statements.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Startups
Category: technology
Category: Entrepreneurship
Category: Engineering
Category: Engineering management

What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to describe the meaning of entrepreneurial systems thinking.

  • You will be able to identify the roles and responsibilities of founders, key management, and the board of directors.

  • You will also be able to summarize the components of operations in a technology startup and the value of tools for tracking metrics.

  • Lastly, you will be able to create Product, Market, and Management & Operations business plans.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Startups
Category: technology
Category: Entrepreneurship
Category: Engineering
Category: Engineering management

What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to build a revenue model and pro forma income statement for a new startup idea.

  • You will be able to examine debt and equity funding sources for technology startups and create an investor presentation for a new product idea.

  • You will also be able to identify the pros and cons of different business structures and the key legal considerations for technology startups.

  • Lastly, you will be able to assemble a complete business plan for a new startup idea.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Startups
Category: technology
Category: Entrepreneurship
Category: Engineering
Category: Engineering management

Instructor

John E. Thomas
University of Colorado Boulder
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