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Hours to complete

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Reading5 readings
Course Orientation10m
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

Introduction to Subsistence Marketplaces Approach

In this module you will learn about the bottom-up approach to the study of subsistence marketplaces. The module will also discuss cognitive predilections engendered by low-income and low-literacy in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 53 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lesson 1-1.2 A Day in the Life of a Rural Homemaker7m
Lesson 1-1.3 A Day in the Life of a Family5m
Lesson 1-2.1 Thinking in Subsistence Marketplaces12m
Module 1 Live Session: January 18, 201410m
Module 1 Summary: June 16, 20142m
Module 1 Summary: January 20152m
Reading3 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Lesson 1-1 Readings10m
Lesson 1-2 Readings10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz4m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

Consumers and Entrepreneurs in Subsistence Marketplaces

In this module you will learn about emotions and coping behaviors in subsistence marketplaces. The module will also expose you to the life circumstances of consumers and entrepreneurs in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 41 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lesson 2-1.2 A Day in the Life of an Urban Homemaker5m
Lesson 2-2.1 Subsistence Consumers and Entrepreneurs9m
Lesson 2-2.2 A Day in the Life of an Urban Shopkeeper6m
Lesson 2-2.3 A Day in the Life of a Rural Shopkeeper7m
Module 2 Live Session: January 25, 20145m
Module 2 Summary: June 23, 20142m
Reading3 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Lesson 2-1 Readings10m
Lesson 2-2 Readings10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz4m
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
7 hours to complete

Exchanges and Needs in Subsistence Marketplaces

In this module you will learn about unique aspects that characterize marketplace interactions between buyers and sellers in subsistence marketplaces. You will also learn about understanding needs and markets in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 106 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Lesson 3-1.2 Shakti Rising52m
Lesson 3-2.1 Needs/Products, Relationships, and Markets in Subsistence Marketplaces11m
Lesson 3-2 Virtual Immersion Slideshow3m
Module 3 Live Session: February 1, 201426m
Module 3 Summary: June 30, 20141m
Reading4 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Lesson 3-1 Readings10m
Lesson 3-2 Readings10m
Lesson 3-2 Virtual Immersion Exercise: Instructions10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz4m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
7 hours to complete

Gaining Marketplaces Insights

In this module you will learn about gaining marketplace insights in subsistence marketplaces. You will also learn about environmental issues in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
16 videos (Total 137 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Video16 videos
Lesson 4-1.2 Rural Conversation and Observation14m
Lesson 4-1.3 Urban Conversation and Observation15m
Field Immersion Clip 16m
Field Immersion Clip 212m
Field Immersion Clip 33m
Field Immersion Clip 43m
Field Immersion Clip 53m
A Visit to Tribal Communities in Tanzania2m
A Rural Community in Argentina2m
A Day in the Life of an Artisan in Mendoza, Argentina3m
Lesson 4-2.1 Local Environments in Subsistence Marketplaces9m
Lesson 4-2.2 Environmental Issues in Urban Subsistence Marketplaces4m
Lesson 4-2.3 Environmental Issues in Rural Subsistence Marketplaces3m
Module 4 Live Session: February 8, 201429m
Module 4 Summary: July 7, 20146m
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Lesson 4-1 Readings10m
Lesson 4-2 Readings10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz4m
Module 4 Quiz20m
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By NCOct 29th 2017

great learning, very useful for my PhD work, Thanks to Madhu Sir and whole team for designing such a comprehensive and timely course.

Instructor

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Madhu Viswanathan

Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business
Department of Business Administration

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