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Specialization

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Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 4 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Vietnamese, German, Spanish

What you will learn

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    Apply entrepreneurial approaches, concepts, and methods

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    Describe the entrepreneurial process and how to manage it

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    Recognize opportunities to develop new business ideas

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    Understand operational challenges involved with creating new business ventures

Skills you will gain

Strategic ManagementManagementMarketingEntrepreneurship
Specialization

Course 9 of 10 in the

100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 4 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Vietnamese, German, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction

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Reading
2 videos (Total 22 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
1.2 Risk and Uncertainty9m
Reading3 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Review8m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Feasibility Studies

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Reading
2 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
2.2 Financial Equation5m
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Review12m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Skills and Strategies

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Reading
3 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
3.2 Marketing Strategy10m
3.3 Human Resources and Operations15m
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Review10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Starting a Business

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Reading
3 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
4.2 Accounting10m
4.3 Systems & Technology12m
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Review12m
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Career direction

27%

started a new career after completing these courses
Career Benefit

83%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Top Reviews

By NGNov 8th 2015

I really enjoyed this class. It has given me serious motivation to start my own company. I liked being able to see an overview of the steps I need to take to start my business off on the right foot.

By CCOct 31st 2016

Course is a great introduction to knowing the mechanics of Entrepreneurship. This course would only be a foundation and first step. Take this course to remember the essentials and build over it.

Instructor

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David Standen, MBA

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
Career Success

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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