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ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM AT MASSACHESETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, 2021

Curious about entrepreneurship, but not sure where to start? Becoming an Entrepreneur is designed in partnership with MASSACHESETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY to guide people of all ages and backgrounds through the process of founding a company. With enrollment in the hundreds of thousands, this course is as engaging and accessible as it is informative.

ABOUT AN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Becoming an Entrepreneur will provide you with inspiration to explore an entrepreneurial path and tools to overcome the initial challenges of building a business.

From developing new business ideas and doing market research to designing and testing your offering and pitching, this course follows LaunchX’s successful approach to entrepreneurship that leverages MIT’s Disciplined Entrepreneurship, lean methodologies, and design thinking. There will be a combination of short videos and activities that will challenge you to get you away from your computer screen and into the community to make a real impact.

No previous business or entrepreneurship experience needed. Join us to embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

Benefits

Any individual, who possesses a business, firm, or venture, is known as an entrepreneur. He or she is accountable for its development, the inherent risks and returns associated with it. Entrepreneurship is defined as the practice of beginning a new trade or reviving an existing business, for capitalizing on fresh opportunities. Normally, entrepreneurship is a difficult proposition as many new businesses fail to survive in their initial periods and never take off.

The entrepreneurial activities for a particular kind of business depends upon various factors and is quite specific on the kind of business or firm being run. Whatever may be the course of action, entrepreneurship has a lot of benefits both for the entrepreneurs and the society in which these businesses are carried out. Some of these benefits include:

1. Opportunity to get control.

Owning a firm or a business endows the entrepreneurs with the independence and opportunity to control their own business. They can aim to achieve targets that are important to them. Entrepreneurship provides entrepreneurs a chance to take decisions according to their own wishes.

2. Offers a chance to make a difference

Some people begin and put a lot of effort just to make a difference in society. This has given rise to the concept of social entrepreneurship, which is a recent phenomenon. Such people search for opportunities to serve a cause that is significant to them and try to find pioneering solutions to some of the most pressing and challenging problems of society.

3. To reap high Profits

Reaping high profits by being an entrepreneur is one of the most important factors that motivate people to become one and take up all the challenges associated with it. The profits their companies and businesses make play a vital role in any decision made by entrepreneurs. Owning a business or a firm is the best way towards accumulation of wealth.

4. Helps people work to their full potential

Many entrepreneurs find their work to be extremely enjoyable. They consider their business as an instrument of self-actualization and self-expression. Owning a firm or a business acts as a test for the creativity skills, abilities, and determination of an entrepreneur and is taken up as a challenge towards success.

What you’ll learn

  • Overcoming the top myths of entrepreneurship
  • Defining your goals as an entrepreneur and startup
  • Identifying business opportunities
  • Performing market research and choosing your target customer
  • Designing and testing your offering
  • Planning your business logistics, plus pitching and selling to customers

Learner testimonials

“A very well done course that was very informative! I had a lot of fun taking it and it really got me thinking. Some of the assignments were tough but really led to some great outcomes. I would highly recommend this course for anyone interested in starting a business.” – Chris Jantzen

“Amazing take on entrepreneurship, easy to follow and extremely enjoyable. Recommendable as both an introduction to the theme and a follow up or a guide. Useful information, well presented.” – Joana Torres

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