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Hours to complete

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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 0: Course Preliminaries

This module provides general information about this course which you should familiarize yourself with before start working on the lecture materials. Full interviews of all guests appearing in this course are also included as supplementary materials in this module for your easy access. Enjoy!...
Reading
2 videos (Total 5 min), 4 readings
Video2 videos
Entering the China Market2m
Reading4 readings
Acknowledgement10m
Copyright and eLearning Guidance at CUHK10m
Course Overview10m
Learn from the Expert Interviews10m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1: What Is Entrepreneurship?

In this first module, you will learn to appreciate the mindset of an entrepreneur. If you are thinking of starting your own business, it is critical for you to adjust yourself to be one if you want to succeed....
Reading
26 videos (Total 106 min), 1 quiz
Video26 videos
1.2 What Is Stopping People From Being Entrepreneurial?2m
1.3 Entrepreneurs Vs Professionals2m
1.4 Why Do People Become Entrepreneurs?1m
1.5 What Are The Challenges China Entrepreneurs Face4m
1.6 Intrapreneurs And Entrepreneurs4m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)1m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)1m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)3m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)6m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)2m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)3m
Dr Alex Li, CEO & Founder of BizCONLINE7m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)2m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)10m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)2m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)3m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)9m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)4m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)10m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)2m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)2m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)3m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)2m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)5m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)2m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz: Intrapreneurs Vs Entrepreneurs4m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 2a. Innovation And Creativity

In Module 2a, you will learn how to generate business ideas for your startup and identify an opportunity for it....
Reading
8 videos (Total 55 min)
Video8 videos
2a.2 Disruptive Business Model14m
2a.3 Identify An Opportunity4m
Dr Alex Li, CEO & Founder of BizCONLINE14m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)7m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)2m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)5m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 2b. Market Validation

In Module 2b, you will learn how to examine your business ideas and prioritize them for your startup. Most importanly, you will learn how to do market validation of your ideas before actually launching them....
Reading
6 videos (Total 30 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
2b.2 How Big Is Your Market?2m
2b.3 Prioritising The Ideas3m
2b.4 Market Validation Before Launching Your Product6m
2b.5 Your Business Positioning9m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz: Market positioning8m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 3. Business Plan

In this module, you will learn how to produce targeted presentation for potential investors and write your own business plan....
Reading
14 videos (Total 88 min), 1 quiz
Video14 videos
3.2 Determine The Objectives3m
3.3 Choose The Right Format2m
3.4 Business Model9m
3.5 What Else Should We Include?26m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)11m
Dr Alex Li, CEO & Founder of BizCONLINE4m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)5m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)1m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)3m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)2m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)3m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)3m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)7m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 4. Startup Financing

In this module, you will learn how to get funding to support operations of your startup. You will learn about different modes of investment. Most importantly, you will learn more about the financial analysis which potential investors use to assess your startup....
Reading
21 videos (Total 119 min), 1 quiz
Video21 videos
4.2 From Pitch to Hitch – What’s on the Investor’s Mind?6m
4.3 Startup Valuation10m
4.4 Mode of Investment3m
4.5 Shareholder's Agreement7m
4.6 Investor Incentives3m
4.7 Potential Return for Investors1m
4.8 Investment Requirement4m
4.9 Financial Analysis (From Investors' Perspective) - Return5m
4.10 Financial Analysis (From Investors’ perspective) - Operation Parameters8m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)3m
Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)7m
Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)4m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)5m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)7m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)3m
Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)6m
Dr Alex Li, CEO & Founder of BizCONLINE11m
Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)2m
Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)1m
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Supplementary Materials

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Reading
6 videos (Total 227 min)
Video6 videos
Full Interview with Mr Desmond Marshall, Managing Director of Rouge International (www.RLSCLUB.com) and Rouge Ventures (www.RougeVC.com)48m
Full Interview with Dr Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong of Shenzhen Qianhai Authority (www.szqh.com.cn)37m
Full Interview with Mr Emil Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Starthub Holding Ltd (www.starthubhk.com)34m
Full Interview with Mr Christopher Yeung, Founder of Carshare.hk (www.carshare.hk)32m
Full Interview with Ms Jah Ying Chung, Founder and Air Marshal of Launchpilots (join.launchpilots.com)30m

Instructor

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Prof. Dominic Chan

Associate Director, EMBA Program, Associate Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship, Project Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship
Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

About The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an expansive alumni network....

About the Doing Business in China Specialization

Participants will know how Chinese entrepreneurs, consumers and employees think and act, and be able to generate consumer and business insights for doing business in China. Through the use of well-designed business cases, participants will be able to apply this knowledge when they start or manage a business organization in China. Participants will be able to identify business opportunities and challenges based on nuanced understanding of the socio-political, economic, cultural, and technological environments in China, and leverage on their consumer and business insights to develop and implement culturally informed strategic plans....
Doing Business in China

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