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Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big


Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big

Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big

Learn why enterpreneurs should think big!


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Course Description

Donna Novitsky has many years of experience as both an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Big Tent Design and was formerly venture capitalist at Mohr Davidow Ventures.
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Her motto is “Go big or don’t go!” and this has driven her work as both entrepreneur and venture capitalist. In this course, you can listen to Donna Novitsky as she explains why entrepreneurs should think big when they are investing so much of their time, energy and passion into creating a business. She also explains how to differentiate between the roles of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in areas such as business strategy and execution, technology and team building, business diversity and singular focus. You will also learn about the importance of teamwork as nobody can do it all alone, and she also has advice and guidance in terms of naming a company and marketing start-up companies. This course will be of great interest to business professionals who are starting their own businesses, particularly high-potential start-ups in the technology space, and would like to benefit from Donna’s advice and guidance on thinking big and achieving extraordinary personal success in business.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: - Learn how to differentiate the roles of venture capitalist and entrepreneur; - Learn the difference between strategy and execution; - Learn the difference between technology and team building; - Learn the difference between diversity and singular focus; - Learn about naming a company; - Learn about marketing a company;


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Module Title
Module 1: Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
Module 2: Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big Assessment

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Course Title Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
Course # 419
Course Publisher Stanford
Course Category 9
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Course Description  Donna Novitsky has many years of experience as both an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Big Tent Design and was formerly venture capitalist at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Her motto is “Go big or don’t go!” and this has driven her work as both entrepreneur and venture capitalist. In this course, you can listen to Donna Novitsky as she explains why entrepreneurs should think big when they are investing so much of their time, energy and passion into creating a business. She also explains how to differentiate between the roles of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in areas such as business strategy and execution, technology and team building, business diversity and singular focus. You will also learn about the importance of teamwork as nobody can do it all alone, and she also has advice and guidance in terms of naming a company and marketing start-up companies. This course will be of great interest to business professionals who are starting their own businesses, particularly high-potential start-ups in the technology space, and would like to benefit from Donna’s advice and guidance on thinking big and achieving extraordinary personal success in business.
License  This course is available from Stanford OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 0-1 Hour
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Wael Itani United Arab Emirates interesting course 2014-07-02 07:07:45
  • Dorothy Kyumba Tanzania Course Module: Module 1: Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
    Course Topic: Go Big or Don't Go!
    Comment: -It gives them the opportunity to look for different business opportunities. -It helps the growth of the business. -It causes the entrepreneurs to invest their time, energy and passion in the business. 2013-01-24 16:01:13
  • Rhodson Peters Trinidad and Tobago Course Module: Module 1: Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
    Course Topic: Go Big or Don't Go!
    Comment: from what i understand going big it make business and entrepreneurs stand out as the next new thing 2012-09-24 03:09:24
  • Oliver Okoro Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
    Course Topic: Importance of Teamwork
    Comment: We work and win in team. No one can succeed alone you need people to achieve your goal and you can do that motivate them to excellency. 2012-06-14 12:06:36
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