Sep 13th 2016

Entrepreneurial Opportunities (edX)

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Learn how to be a successful entrepreneur by understanding how to evaluate business opportunities and ideas. Do you have a business idea, but you’re not sure if it’s going to fly? Or maybe you know you want to be an entrepreneur, but you’re not sure where to start? This business course is for anyone aspiring to be an entrepreneur – regardless of the industry or type of venture you might have in mind.

This course offers an overview of the guiding principles that underpin the entrepreneurial process, providing you with practical tips and grounded theory to evaluate your entrepreneurial opportunity, team and resources. You’ll explore some of the myths and key facts about entrepreneurship, and find out what it takes to be an entrepreneur, so that you can conduct your own self-assessment and identify priorities for your own growth as an entrepreneur. You’ll learn how to unlock your creativity and innovation to help you generate more and better entrepreneurial ideas. And you’ll bring it all together in a capstone activity designed to help you evaluate the entrepreneurial opportunity you have identified.

In this course, you will work with the expert team at the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre at the University of Adelaide. They have experience as entrepreneurs and investors and have facilitated the establishment of many successful businesses.

Join us and make your business ideas fly.

What you'll learn:

- Practical tools to evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities based on research of characteristics of exceptional opportunities

- How to unlock your creativity and innovation to generate entrepreneurial ideas

- The fundamentals of successful entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial teams and how entrepreneurs access resources