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

Provided by: Coursera

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 economic times presenting the necessity for many to make their own job, the need to develop the skills to develop and act on innovative business opportunities is increasingly vital.

Course Objectives:

  • To Identify and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Enhance your entrepreneurial mindset
  • Improve your strategic decision-making
  • and Build innovative business models.

Recommended Background

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

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Maryland, College Park

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

8 hrs


$ 39/month

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