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What’s Your Big Idea?, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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33 reviews

About this Course

Whether your interest lies in solving the world’s biggest problems, creating the next commercial success or addressing something closer to home, this course will give you a toolbox to vet your ideas and test them in the real world....
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33 Reviews

By Aditya Sharma

Jun 11, 2018

Great case studies and perspective

By Paola Escamilla Greenham

Apr 11, 2018

Very practical course with clear information to go from the idea to the launch of the business or project. Thanks for all that you gave us, it was very useful.

By Constantino Flores

Jan 02, 2018

Interesante pero falta uno poco mas de casos practicios

By Dirk van Vinckenroye

Sep 11, 2017

An excellent guideline and overview of the key topics of the entrepreneurial cycle.

By Xiaolie Qi

Aug 10, 2017

Great Course!

By Santiago Palau

Aug 07, 2017

Abarca todos los aspectos a tener en cuenta al momento de emprender algo.

By Christian Abi Khalil

Jul 02, 2017

The lecturers are monotone and the quality of the video and conversation is low

By Glen Joss

Jun 17, 2017

This course is one of those gems that can be life changing. It was for me. In their gentle, but candid way, the instructors guide and challenge you through the life-cycle of a startup. You’ll understand and apply powerful management concepts in strategy, marketing, business modeling, team dynamics and funding. Learn how the wisdom of the Greats: Porter, Drucker and Levitt, is still relevant and useful today. And why new philosophies such as Lean Startup, are so effective. You'll learn from people who have been there and done it, successfully (including the impressive instructors) about the MVP and it's a call to action (try-test-fail, cheaply/quickly, learn from your mistakes, try again) together with essential skills such as “looking in the mirror”, hiring people who compliment your skills and “seeing” opportunity. Practical knowledge, useful skills and wonderfully motivational. I emerged with down-to-earth advice which I use every day. Thank you so much UNC and Coursera.

By Deleted Account

May 16, 2017

good ideas

By Johannes Petrus van Niekerk

Feb 26, 2017

Anybody that has a big idea or wants to start a business, would benefit from this course.

It's well presented and the content is spot on.