Entrepreneurship 1: Developing the Opportunity

Provided by: Coursera

This introductory course is designed to introduce you to the foundational concepts of entrepreneurship, including the definition of entrepreneurship, the profile of the entrepreneur, the difference between entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management, and the role of venture creation in society

Course Objectives:

  • How to test, validate and prototype your idea, and also whether or not you fit the profile of an entrepreneur.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for the professionals who want to apply entrepreneurial thinking and methodology within their current organization or toward a new venture.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Pennsylvania

Employee Type

Leadership,Change Leaders, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

10 hrs


$ 79/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification