Entrepreneurship -- From Idea to Launch

Entrepreneurship -- From Idea to Launch

This Entrepreneurship course explains the process from creation of an idea to successful launch of a new venture.

What You'll Learn

Learn what entrepreneurship is and who are typical entrepreneurs
Understand how opportunities for new businesses arise in the market and how to spot them
Learn how to assess the difference between an idea and a real business opporunity
Learn how to build a business model, how to test it, and how to adapt it to what the market really wants
Understand what business plans are used for and how to construct a winning plan
Gain a realistic understanding of what methods of financing make sense for your business

About

Successful entrepreneurs understand that entrepreneurship is a process that can be learned and improved upon with experience. Entrepreneurship – From Idea to Launch provides a series of lectures that can guide an aspiring entrepreneur through the steps that will greatly increase their chances for successfully turning their idea into a successful business. Entrepreneurship – From Idea to Launch can can be used as a step by step manual to walk an entrepreneur through the process of launching a venture. 

The specific objectives of this course:

  • Learn what entrepreneurship is and who are typical entrepreneurs.
  • Understand how opportunities for new businesses arise in the market and how to spot them
  • Learn how to assess the difference between an idea and a real business opportunity
  • Learn how to build a business model, how to test it, and how to adapt it to what the market really wants
  • Understand what business plans are used for and how to construct a winning plan
  • Gain a realistic understanding of what methods of financing make sense for your business

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Successful entrepreneurs understand that entrepreneurship is a process that can be learned and improved upon with experience. This Entrepreneurship course provides a series of lectures that can guide an aspiring entrepreneur through the steps that will greatly increase their chances for successfully turning their idea into a successful business. The Entrepreneurship Course is designed to be viewed as an overview for those who want to learn what entrepreneurship is really all about. Or, this course can can be used as a step by step manual to walk an entrepreneur through the process of launching a venture. Therefore it can be viewed over a few hours, or it can be staggered over time. So whether you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, or you are actively trying to launch a new business, this Entrepreneurship course will offer you important information that will bring you a better chance of success.

Take this ultimate Entrepreneurship Course now and learn how to become a successful entrepreneur.

Course Info.

Length:
3½ hours
Lessons:
33
Price:
$75.00
Language:
English
Certificate:
Yes

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Modules

Introduction
1:16 Course Introductions
The Basics
2:53 Who is the typical entrepreneur
5:00 The life cycle of a business
5:48 The process from idea to launch
4:40 Entrepreneurial thinking - a different view of risk
Learning from other Entrepreneurs
Opportunities
7:47 Change and chaos – the entrepreneur’s best friend
8:47 Forces for change
Idea exercise
4:13 Avoid the temptation to be impulsive – follow the three M’s
6:51 Market
Exercise: Market
7:21 Margin
Exercise: Margin
9:60 Me
Exercise: Me
Business Model
3:15 What is a business model
7:13 The business model canvas
14:38 Connecting with the customer
5:11 Putting the right pieces in place
7:13 Translating your model from English into "Accounting-ese"
Exercise: Business Model Canvas
5:52 Be ready to pivot!
Exercise: Pivoting Your Business Model
Writing the Business Plan and Getting Funding
3:50 What is a business plan used for
11:10 What goes into a good business plan
Exercise: The Business Plan
9:51 Avoiding the circular file
Exercise: The Pitch
17:31 Realistic funding opportunities
Exercise: Funding Plan
2:17 Concluding Note
Final Exercise

How It Works

Coursework

Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook with pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.
Peer Support

Peers

Connect with thousands of other learners to debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering new concepts.
Certificate of Completion

Certificate

Earn official recognition for your work and share your success with friends, family, colleagues and future employers.

Your Teacher

Dr. Jeff Cornwall

Dr. Jeff Cornwall

Professor of Entrepreneurship / Author