Develop insights on navigating the innovation process from idea generation to commercialization. Build knowledge on how to create strategies to bring innovations to market. Develop an innovation portfolio for your venture.
We establish a framework for examining the innovation process, and quickly transition into exploring how to successfully bring innovations to market. Key questions answered within the course include:
- What are the key indicators of innovation opportunities?
- What steps are critical for entrepreneurs to bring innovations to the marketplace?
- What innovation strategies are valuable for new ventures to establish and maintain a competitive advantage?
With this course, students experience a sampling of the ideas and techniques explored in the University of Maryland's master's degree in technology entrepreneurship, an innovative 100% online program.
Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skill sets, learn how to bring innovations to market, and craft a business model to successfully launch your new business. The Entrepreneurship Specialization examines the entrepreneurial mindset and skill sets, indicators of innovation opportunities, critical steps to bring innovations to the marketplace, and innovation strategies to establish and maintain a competitive advantage. Fundamentals of new venture financing are explored with attention to capital structures for new ventures, term sheets and how to negotiate them, and the differences between early-stage versus later-stage financing. You will develop an understanding of how to develop winning investor pitches, who and when to pitch, how to avoid common mistakes, and how to ‘get to the close’. In the final Capstone Project, you will apply the tools and concepts from the specialization courses by crafting a comprehensive, customer-validated business model, and creating a business plan and investor pitch.
Learn about SAP’s ERP offering in the cloud in this free online course. SAP S/4HANA Cloud is SAP’s next-generation ERP solution for all businesses, large or small. With SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP built a new, intelligent ERP solution in a genuine Software-as-a-Service style. Adopting this SaaS approach, customers benefit from greater agility and rapid innovation cycles. This new course will provide you with everything you need to know to successful implement SAP S/4HANA Cloud in your company. Diving deep into the technical layer, you’ll experience the complete onboarding of a case-study company to SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
Join this free online course to learn and experience how the Internet of Things (IoT) works. If you’re interested in running an IoT project, learn how sensors and devices with intelligent software can support you to achieve your goals. What does the Internet of Things mean to you? We first asked this question with the course “Imagine IoT”, held in 2016. Since then, IoT has continued to evolve at a rapid pace, with even more IoT projects demonstrating what’s possible in a world of digitally connected and sensing things. And SAP has responded by announcing SAP Leonardo, an innovation portfolio focused on this digital transformation.
Learn how to create a product or service that meets your customer’s needs and identify the value proposition that sets you apart from the competition. Entrepreneurship 102 prepares you for the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp! The bootcamp is a one-week, intensive entrepreneurship education program that challenges you to start a company in 5 days. The Bootcamp offers you the unique opportunity to be mentored by MIT faculty and MIT alumni entrepreneurs and investors as you begin your new entrepreneurial journey.
An introduction to Microeconomics and its impact on managerial decision making in today’s business world. A successful manager makes good decisions. To make good decisions, you need to understand the market forces that impact your business and personal life.
This will be part 2 of a two-series foundation courses for the Specialization: International Marketing & Cross Industry Growth. This course will dive in more deeply into consumer science investigation, B2C marketing, International Marketing Entry, Targeting, Positioning, International Product, International Promotion, International Place and International Price. The last set of classes will discuss seven new ways to innovate in International Marketing that all start with the letter "S" and hence will be called the 7S International Marketing Innovation. There will be a heavy emphasis on how companies can incorporate CCCI Innovation, i.e. Cross Country and Cross Industry Innovation in marketing.
Discover business in Asia from the perspectives of culture, leadership, management and personal relationships. This subject will give you some beginning ideas on how to understand and negotiate business in Asia. The emphasis is on the social and cultural aspects of business, such as leadership, management and personal relationships. We focus on China, Japan, Korea and some countries in South East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Learn the basics of project management, including what a project is and how to manage one effectively. If you're looking to move into management, or want to gain some project management skills for your current role, this is the subject for you. Learn to manage a project from start to finish, including popular standards and processes and how to manage stakeholders. Understand the role of a project manager and learn how to plan work and execute projects.
Este curso te ofrece un entrenamiento para la tarea de descubrir quién será el consumidor de tu producto o servicio y cuáles serán los atributos y características del mismo. Al terminar el curso, habrás identificado una oportunidad de negocio que te permitirá utilizar tus fortalezas personales; habrás identificado un grupo de consumidores y sus necesidades; habrás creado un producto o servicio para atender esas necesidades y lo habrás prototipado con consumidores reales, obteniendo claridad con respecto a cuáles son los atributos del producto que el consumidor realmente desea y por los cuales está dispuesto a pagar.
Learn to proactively take control of your workplace and projects by making more strategic decisions and plans. Strategic management is one of the most important "hard skills" in business management. In Strategic Management, you'll learn how you can manage businesses and projects proactively with a focus on long-term strategy, rather than reacting to day-to-day hiccups.
Discover the tools and techniques that will enable you to succeed in business. The course is divided into 4 modules, ‘Who is an Entrepreneur’, ‘Managing the Entrepreneurial Process’, 'Entrepreneurial Enterprises’ and ‘Family Business’. Each module is designed to explore and expand on key elements, assumptions and processes that are essential to the success of a business. Each module builds on the other, eventually painting an integrated picture of the commercial world, and highlighting the strategies that need to be applied to succeed in that world.
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on both enrollments and rate of completion), advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study, covering areas such as what types of courses are offered and who offers them, what resources students need, how to register, how to work effectively with other students, how to interact with professors and staff, and how to handle assignments. This second edition offers a new chapter on how to stay motivated. This book is suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English, and is applicable to MOOC classes on any subject (and indeed, for just about any type of online study).