Entrepreneurship 1 - Developing the Opportunity, Certificate

Entrepreneurship 1 - Developing the Opportunity, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

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. This Entrepreneurship 1 - Developing the Opportunity Entrepreneurship 1 - Developing the Opportunity course is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date  This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      4 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Introduction and Course Materials
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Opportunity Analysis
  • Markets, Need-Finding and Planning
  • Pitching, Testing, and Prototyping
For more info please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

No specific background is required—this course is ideal for employees, entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, or anyone aiming to hone their entrepreneurial skills. Knowledge of high-school level math (through pre-calculus) is suggested.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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