• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months


Integrate the tools and concepts from the specialization courses to develop a comprehensive business plan. Choose to enhance new venture concepts previously explored in specialization courses, or develop a new concept for this capstone project. Develop a comprehensive, customer-validated business model and create an investor pitch for the concept. 

With this Entrepreneurship Capstone Course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Maryland, students experience a sampling of the ideas and techniques explored in the University of Maryland's master's degree in technology entrepreneurship, an innovative 100% online program. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course Structure:
  • Defining the Opportunity
  • Discovering the Customer
  • Understanding Customers
  • Creating the Marketing and Sales Strategy
  • Refining the Solution
  • Crafting the Business Plan

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business Specialization is designed for those interested in learning how to launch an innovative business, and does not require a background in business or any specific area. A desire to build your knowledge and capabilities are the only requirements for entry. Beginning with Coursera’s “Developing Innovative Ideas for New Ventures: The First Step in Entrepreneurship” is highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The programme is self-paced and the cost per month is 49$.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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