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Stanford University Online Course On Technology Entrepreneurship

To introduce the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship Stanford University with NovoEd is offering free online course. After completing this applicants will have the knowledge of the process technology entrepreneurs use to start companies. Online course duration will be September 16, 2015 to November 2, 2015. Workload for this MOOC will be 10-20 hours per week. Applicant will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by the instructor which is related to satisfactory performance and course completion. To pursue this course you need a computer that permits to watch the video lectures. The PC should have ability to upload assignments in the form of reports and powerpoint/video presentations.

Course Details In Brief

Level: Introductory
Length: 2 months approx
Workload: 10-20 hours per week
Subject:  Technology Entrepreneurship
Institution:  Stanford University
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes (Statement of Accomplishment)
Session: Course session will be September 16, 2015 to November 2, 2015.

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Why Choose Stanford University MOOC?

This is a free online course. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by the instructor. The class will consist of videos, broken up into bite-size pieces with their lengths varying based on the topic. Stanford Online offers a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of the University’s schools and departments. NovoEd student-centered online learning environment enables you to tear down the walls of your classroom and extend learning through a team-based, collaborative, and project-based approach at scale. This collaborative and engaged experience provides your students with a deeper understanding of the content by widening the range of interaction with you, the content and each other.

Course Introduction

This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading across the world. You will learn the process technology entrepreneurs use to start companies. It involves taking a technology idea and finding a high-potential commercial opportunity, gathering resources such as talent and capital, figuring out how to sell and market the idea, and managing rapid growth. To gain practical experience alongside the theory, students form teams and work on startup projects in those teams. This is the 7th offering of the class. In total nearly 200,000 students from around the world have participated and worked in teams together in this class. The the best teams at the end of the class pitched their ideas to investors. Many of the alumni of the last class are continuing to build their startups and will be mentoring teams this time.

You Will Learn

By the end of the course, you will learn:
– the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship
– learn the process technology entrepreneurs use to start companies
– Articulate a process for taking a technology idea and finding a high-potential commercial opportunity (high performing students will be able to discuss the pros and cons of alternative theoretical models)
-Create and verify a plan for gathering resources such as talent and capital
-Create and verify a business model for how to sell and market an entrepreneurial idea
-Generalize this process to an entrepreneurial mindset of turning problems into opportunities that can be used in larger companies and other settings.

For detailed information go through Stanford University Online page.