About this Course

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English, Romanian

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Romanian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome & Make a Plan

Create a completed non-business plan (a series of actions each of which moves your idea toward implementation), including a list of the activities to be undertaken, with degrees of importance (scale of 1 to 3, where 1 is ‘most important’).

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3 videos (Total 12 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Capstone Project Overview10m
Scaffolding Materials10m
Sample Non-Business Plans10m
Sample Business Plan10m
1 practice exercise
Reflections on your Non-Business Plan (optional self-reflection task)4m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Zoom Out

Write a diary: recording conversations, data, insights, day by day, gleaned from a variety of sources, by face-to-face chats, email, Web searches, etc.

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1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Scaffolding Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Reflections on networking (optional self-reflection task)4m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Zoom In

A revision of the original product or service idea, in light of information gathered in the Zoom Out process

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1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Scaffolding Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Zoom In (optional self-reflection task)4m
Week
4
20 minutes to complete

Shape the Business Design - part 1

Begin to design the business or organization that will successfully implement your creative idea. Prepare an activity map.

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1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Scaffolding Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Business Design Part 1 (optional self-reflection task)4m

Instructor

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Prof. (Emeritus) Shlomo Maital

Prof. Shlomo Maital Sr. Research Fellow, S. Neaman Institute, Technion
Industrial Engineering

About Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is one of the world's top science and technology research universities. The Technion was founded in 1912 and its main campus is located in Haifa, Israel...

About the Startup Entrepreneurship Specialization

The Startup Entrepreneurship specialization focuses on issues of Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship. It leads the students through the entire process of creating a start-up from an idea. Part One deals with ideas, and the creative imagination: discovering new ideas, new products, new services, new and better ways to do almost anything. Part Two focuses on how to build a business (entrepreneurship). This course guides the learner through a series of tools and methods that help take an idea and make it happen, in a way that can sustain the business or organization that delivers it to humanity. Use this course to build a solid business or organization around the idea you developed during Part One. Part Three offers Innovation Career Lessons from a Master of proven achievements. During this course you will follow conversations and interviews with Dadi Perlmutter, who until recently was Executive VP of Intel Corporate, the highest ranking Israeli executive of any multinational company....
Startup Entrepreneurship

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  • 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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