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If you're going to start a business, make sure you're prepared. No matter what you're making, providing, or selling, you'll need to know the basics of business plans, marketing, accounting, and operations.

Action-Driven Business Plan: From the ‘Classroom’ to the World

College | Online class

This assignment asks you, our learner, to pull together all you have learned in the three startup entrepreneurship courses that comprise “Cracking the Creativity Code” specialization. This project...

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Agile Development Capstone

High School - College | Online class

The Capstone project provides a guided opportunity for you to practice your agile development skills. Using the venture design process that frames the four courses in this Specialization, you will...

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All Terrain Brain

3rd - 7th | Online resource

Three Chicks Media, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and WEATHERHEAD Experience Design Group have collaborated to create All Terrain Brain(ATB) to help kids ages 8-12 develop the...

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Business of Games and Entrepreneurship

High School - College | Online class

As well as a form of art and entertainment, games are about business. Whether you want to work at a game studio, start your own business or make games as a hobby, recognizing the dynamic landscape...

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Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success

7th - College | Online class

This course is the first in a series on starting a business. Though new venture creation is the focus of the specialization, this course is important for everyone. It provides learners with...

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Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship

College | Online class

This course assists aspiring and active entrepreneurs in developing great ideas into great companies. With strong economies presenting rich opportunities for new venture creation, and challenging...

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Entrepreneurship

7th - College | Online class

Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs are the basis of this interview series produced by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Khan Academy.

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Entrepreneurship 1: Developing the Opportunity

College | Online class

How does a good idea become a viable business opportunity? What is entrepreneurship and who fits the profile of an entrepreneur? This introductory course is designed to introduce you to the...

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Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up

College | Online class

Once you have a prototype and a clearer vision of the opportunity, you’ll need to create a small organization to discover how to create a repeatable and scalable business model. Designed to provide...

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Entrepreneurship 3: Growth Strategies

High School - College | Online class

Start-ups are designed to grow quickly, but successful start-ups grow smart. This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of the essential elements of successful scaling, including...

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Entrepreneurship 4: Financing and Profitability

College | Online class

Start-ups can benefit from a wide variety of financing options on the path to profitability, but how do you know which one to choose? This course explores different financing models, including...

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Entrepreneurship Capstone

High School - College | Online class

Integrate the tools and concepts from the specialization courses to develop a comprehensive business plan. Choose to enhance new venture concepts previously explored in specialization courses, or...

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Essentials of Entrepreneurship: Thinking & Action

High School - College | Online class

Success in business can be greatly enhanced with an understanding of key entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies solutions. This interactive course provides potential entrepreneurs with...

Free
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How to Start A Business

College | Online class

This specialization is a guide to creating your own business. We will cover a progression of topics necessary for successful business creation including: mindset, ideation, planning, action and...

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Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace

College | Online class

Develop insights on navigating the innovation process from idea generation to commercialization. Build knowledge on how to create strategies to bring innovations to market. Develop an innovation...

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Interviews with entrepreneurs

9th - College | Online class

Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs are the basis of this interview series produced by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Khan Academy.

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Mixergy

High School - College | Online resource

A collection of tutorials, introductions, and podcasts from successful entrepreneurs.

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New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs

College | Online class

This course is for aspiring or active entrepreneurs who wants to understand how to secure funding for their company. This course will demystify key financing concepts to give entrepreneurs and...

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SBA Learning Center

7th - College | Online resource, Online video/YouTube

Collection of free videos and resources intended to help anyone start a business.  Topics range from creating business plans, evaluating competitive advantage, buying a business, customer service,...

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Start Your Own Business Capstone - Action

High School - College | Online class

It is a cliché, but nevertheless very true. Experience is the best teacher. It is also the best confidence builder. It is time for you to take action! The concepts and skills presented throughout...

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Teaching Kids Business

High School - College | Online resource

An entrepreneur is a person who creates and runs a business. Kids can be entrepreneurs with a little creativity and effort. This site is filled with articles and lesson plans on how to teach kids...

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Technology Commercialization, Part 1: Setting up your Idea Filtering System

College | Online class

New ideas based on high-technology research have a high failure rate because they hit the ground running with lopsided priorities and misalignments. Students complete this course with an Innovation...

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Turn Your Idea into a Funded Business

College | Online class

Wharton’s Entrepreneurship Specialization covers the conception, design, organization, and management of new enterprises. This four-course series is designed to take the you from opportunity...

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User Innovation: A Path to Entrepreneurship

College | Online class

We’ll let you in on a secret. Innovation isn’t confined inside the walls of research labs swarming with PhDs. More often than not, innovation is about ordinary people solving problems that matter...

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Wharton Entrepreneurship Capstone

High School - College | Online class

In this capstone project, you will be assembling a pitch deck for a new venture, including the key deliverables (e.g., customer needs, concept description, financials, and so forth). You will...

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What Is Entrepreneurship?

8th - High School | Online class

What does it mean to be entrepreneurial? What virtues do entrepreneurs have and what behaviors do they exhibit? What kind of character do successful entrepreneurs tend to have? What is the specific...

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Young Entrepreneurs

6th - College | Online video/YouTube

This course introduces young entrepreneurs to the basics of creating and financing a successful business.  You will learn to evaluate your ideas, choose the best financing options and legally...

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