entrepreneurship

  1. CFTE - Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneruship

    Online Courses CFTE - Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneruship

    CFTE is an education platform supported by senior leaders from the largest institutions, startups and universities. We aim to address the needs of professionals in finance and technologists to upskill in a rapidly changing industry being transformed by emerging technologies. Our courses are...
  2. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 1: Vision and Opportunity

    Overview A successful business starts with a clear vision and a thorough understanding of the opportunities available to turn that vision into a reality. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying, this course will help you consider...
  3. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 2: People and Networks

    Overview A successful business relies heavily on people and networking. A good team and wider network are essential to success and growth. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying, this course will help you to recognise the people who...
  4. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors

    Overview To run a successful business you need to understand who your customers are and more importantly, how you are going to reach them. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying, this course will help you to recognise and understand...
  5. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 4: Business Processes

    Overview A successful business relies on processes and information systems; it is important that an entrepreneur pays close attention to how their business works and how performance can be improved so that they are in a position to take it forward and manage growth. Whether you have an idea for...
  6. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 5: Managing Finances

    Overview The management of finances is crucial to a successful business; financial information provides the evidence to support your decisions about a business and helps to justify those decisions when you present them to other people. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already...
  7. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Starting a Business 6: Funding Your Business

    Overview A successful business requires funding to get it started. There are many ways to get your business up and running, from the informal such as personal savings and borrowing, borrowing from friends and family, to the more formal avenues like bank loans, raising equity to crowd-funding...
  8. MoocLab

    Courses Top Business MOOCs you can take for Free on edX

    There are hundreds of business & management courses available on MOOC platform edX which makes searching for the best a long and tedious task. We have whittled the list down to a much more manageable size by selecting some of the best that are available now and for free. The following list of...
  9. edX

    edX Find the right markets for your innovation

    Overview As entrepreneur or innovator you are trained to run fast, but… are you running in the right direction? Choosing the right market for your innovation is the biggest, and trickiest, question for innovators. Research has shown that all too often entrepreneurs don’t spend enough time...
  10. Carolyn

    Postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship by Deakin and Coventry Universities

    Deakin University (Australia) and Coventry University (UK) have partnered to offer a new postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship on the social learning platform, FutureLearn. Read more about this degree ...
  11. Carolyn

    Postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship by Deakin and Coventry Universities

    AT A GLANCE Provider: Deakin University (Australia) and Coventry University (UK) Platform: FutureLearn Length: Minimum timeframe to complete is 1-year part time Nº Courses: 4 programs/modules Cost: $8,800 AUD Format: Completely online First class starting: 13 May 2019 Admission deadline: 13 May...
  12. Coursera

    Coursera Entrepreneurial Strategic Management

    Overview This course utilizes an inquiry based approach to understanding sources of competitive advantages in companies and other organizations. Syllabus Week 1 How do we measure the success of a business? Week 2 How does the business environment influence the success of a company? Week 3 How...
  13. Coursera

    Coursera Entrepreneurship

    Overview An entrepreneur is someone who is always on the lookout for problems that can be turned into opportunities and finds creative ways to leverage limited resources to reach their goals. In this course, learners will be introduced to the fundamental concepts, theories, and frameworks of...
  14. Coursera

    Coursera Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies

    Overview The path for entrepreneurs to grow their companies outside of well-developed entrepreneurial ecosystems like Silicon Valley is challenging. Most markets around the world do not look like Silicon Valley, and they never will. But there are other models to support new businesses. In...
  15. Coursera

    Coursera Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking & Action

    Overview Success in business can be greatly enhanced with an understanding of key entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies solutions. This interactive course provides potential entrepreneurs with the knowledge of succeeding in an entrepreneurial opportunity. Topics include: how...
  16. Coursera

    Coursera Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success

    Overview This course is the first in a series on starting a business. Though new venture creation is the focus of the specialization, this course is important for everyone.To create a successful business it is not only about what you do (technical execution), it is also about how you think. This...
  17. Coursera

    Coursera The Search for Great Ideas: Harnessing creativity to empower innovation

    Overview Where do great business ideas come from? We all have compelling business concepts that we've been thinking about for years. In this course we will explore how to use observational tools and other techniques for idea generation and we will talk about how to evaluate the good ideas from...
  18. Coursera

    Coursera Planning: Principled, Proposing, Proofing, and Practicing to a Success Plan

    Overview According to Steven Blank a business startup, or any new venture startup is essentially a proto-type. Thus the startup process essentially becomes a learning process to refine that business proto-type into a scalable, replicable finished 'product'. At the end of this course learners...
  19. Coursera

    Coursera Structure: Building the Frame for Business Growth

    Overview Just like when building a house the foundation for your business provides the framework for success. A business built on weak structure will struggle to succeed. We'll address some of the most pressing issues that you as a business owner must face while constructing the proper framework...
  20. Coursera

    Coursera Launch Strategy: 5 Steps to Capstone Experience

    Overview This course is the last course in this specialization before its capstone experience where you, the learner will launch your business. Consider all the activities associated with the final preparation for a NASA launch before the final countdown takes place. Those are the type of...
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