FREE Entrepreneurship Course

Here’s a great course offered by the University of Maryland through coursera.org, which gives you the basics on starting your own business.

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship explores how to identify and develop great ideas into great companies. Learn how to identify opportunities based on real customer needs. Develop solid business models. Create successful companies.

They also use the Business Canvas Model which is a very practical tool to helping you spot the weak areas and potential revenue makers. It starts in four days so don’t delay. Sign up now.

All you need is time and access to internet to watch the videos.

It is six (6) weeks long and you would need to commit about five to seven hours a week to do the modules.

https://www.coursera.org/course/innovativeideas

More Information

Recommended Background

This introductory course is designed for those interested in learning about innovative idea generation and new venture creation, 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.

Suggested Readings

Recommended readings are detailed within the course syllabus.

Course Format

The class will consist of a series of video lectures each week. An end of week assignment is available each week to apply and reinforce learning from the week.

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