• Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration
Entrepreneurship Essentials course offered by Harvard Business School Online helps you turn an idea into a viable venture. Learn how entrepreneurs validate concepts through structured experiments, refine their business strategy, and raise the capital necessary to create value and grow their business.

About

What you'll learn on this Entrepreneurship Essentials course:

  • Identify a business opportunity
  • Evaluate an idea and assess the market
  • Explore the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship
  • Leverage experiments to validate concepts and refine your business strategy
  • Discover the key financial decisions entrepreneurs must make in the early stages of a startup
  • Understand the process of raising capital and how to speak to investors

Who Will Benefit

  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur with the start of an idea or are exploring entrepreneurship, learn the language of the startup world.

  • Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Gain an overarching framework to evaluate opportunities, manage startups, and finance new ventures.

  • Students

See what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and determine whether starting a business, or working for a startup, is the right path for you.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by seasoned leaders across a variety of industries, including serial entrepreneur John Osher; Jennifer Hyman, CEO of Rent the Runway; and Scott Cook, founder of Intuit. Wrestle with the same issues they faced, while problem-solving and engaging with learners from around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      4 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Entrepreneurship Essentials consists of approximately 25 to 30 hours of material delivered over a four-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

Lecturers

William A. Sahlman is a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He previously served as co-chair of the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, co-chair of the School’s Entrepreneurial Management unit, chairman of the board for Harvard Business School Publishing, and Senior Associate Dean for External Relations. 

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The easy online application is free. All applicants must be 18 years of age and be proficient in English. Admissions are on a rolling basis with decisions sent within one to two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    950 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    950 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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