MIT Free Online Course: “Becoming an Entrepreneur”

MIT Free Online Course: “Becoming an Entrepreneur”

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Curious about entrepreneurship, but not sure where to start? Learn from MIT’s premier program for aspiring entrepreneurs, MIT Launch.

Becoming an Entrepreneur is an innovation and business course designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to explore an entrepreneurial path and overcome some of the initial challenges in taking those first steps.

From developing new business ideas and doing market research to entrepreneurial strategy and pitching, this course follows MIT’s successful approach to entrepreneurship. There will be a combination of short videos, thought-provoking case studies, and activities that will challenge you to get you away from your computer screen and into the community to make a real impact.

Learning Objectives

  • Overcoming the top hurdles to starting a company
  • Coming up with business ideas
  • Performing market research and choosing your target customer
  • Developing your positioning and entrepreneurial strategy
  • Defining your goals as an entrepreneur and business, plus pitching and selling to customers

Course Logistics

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 1-3 hours per week
Subject: Business & Management
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes. Add a Verified Certificate for $69

How to Apply

Enroll at edX. You will need to create a free account with edX in order to do this

For more information, visit edX Becoming an Entrepreneur