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Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch   

Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for LaunchABOUT THIS COURSE

This course builds on previous concepts and outlines strategies and tactics for forming, financing, and launching a new venture. Topics to be addressed will include building the new venture’s initial management team, identifying and reaching out to early customers, developing financial plans, raising startup and initial growth financing, and preparing for and managing rapid growth.
You will be able to:
- Develop an understanding of what is required in a new venture
- Create a plan to identify and approach your first customers
- Build financial projections for the new venture
- Understand how to raise equity capital for the new venture
- Monitor the health and scalability of a new venture

Estimated Learning Time:  16 hours



Design and Product

Leadership and Management

Market Research


Research and Design


Strategy and Operations


Course Instructor PhotoThomas E. Parkinson
Visiting Professor
University of Illinois College of Business


  • Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
  • Fee: $59.00

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