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Why Risk is Necessary for Business Growth
Peter Diamondis of the X Prize foundation tells the story of his path to entrepreneurship, the skills required to make a successful business and the importance of following your passion in life. In this free online business course we get to hear him discuss where the idea came from to create the X Prize foundation, the risks he took to make it a success and why it remains a success today.
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Learning outcomes: - The core beliefs in entrepreneurship; - Critical rule of a sales and its execution; - Understand how X Prize was conceived and how it works today; - An overview of the critical values you need to succeed in business.
|Module 1: Understanding Why Risk is Necessary for Business Growth|
|Module 2: Understanding Risk Assessment|
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|Course Title||Why Risk is Necessary for Business Growth|
|Course Description|| Peter Diamondis of the X Prize foundation tells the story of his path to entrepreneurship, the skills required to make a successful business and the importance of following your passion in life. In this free online business course we get to hear him discuss where the idea came from to create the X Prize foundation, the risks he took to make it a success and why it remains a success today. He discusses X Prize's core values and beliefs, the hardships crossed in financing the business and the lessons learned in each risk taken to grow the business. This free online course will be of interest to business and marketing professionals, and budding entrepreneurs looking for expert help and guidance to get them on the road to building their own company, and how taking a risk is sometimes necessary for a business to grow. If you want a big idea to take off, this is recommended learning!
|License||This course is available from Stanford OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:|
|Release Date||07 November 2012|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||1-2 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Post-Secondary|
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