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Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch   

ABOUT 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

This course is part of Gies College of Business’ suite of online programs, including the iMBA and iMSM. Learn more about admission into these programs and explore how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into a degree program at https://degrees.giesbusiness.illinois.edu/idegrees/.

Estimated Learning Time:  16 hours

SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN:

Entrepreneurship

Leadership and Management

Marketing

Sales

Strategy

Strategy and Operations

Business Analysis

Decision Making

Finance

Investment Management

INSTRUCTOR

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

 
  • Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
  • Fee: $59.00
    Item Number: 2021CSR102801
    Dates: 7/1/2021 - 6/30/2023
    Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Days:
    Sessions: 0
    Building:
    Room:
    Instructor: Professional Development
    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. This class is already in session.
 

  • Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
  • Fee: $59.00
    Item Number: 2022CSR102801
    Dates: 7/1/2022 - 6/30/2023
    Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Days:
    Sessions: 0
    Building:
    Room:
    Instructor:
    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. This class is already in session.