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Advanced Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Learn about the qualities of an entrepreneur and becoming a successful entrepreneur in this free online diploma course.

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This free online diploma course provides a very detailed overview of the multifaceted domain of entrepreneurship. It will also help you to discover if you have the qualities of an Entrepreneur and how to raise finance. Also, it outlines multiple constructs for entrepreneurs to become successful. By the end of this training, you will be able to know the key stages of Entrepreneurship and how you can become a successful Entrepreneur.
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    20-30 Hours
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  • Certification

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This free online diploma entrepreneurship course will help you understand entrepreneurship as a whole and the various stages of setting up an entrepreneurial organization from start-up to ramp-up. You will first be introduced to entrepreneurial Journey, followed by entrepreneurial discovery, where you will learn about how you can discover whether you have the entrepreneurial spark. This further leads you into ideation and prototyping. Which has to do with how you can ideate and develop a prototype which are the two foundational stages in setting up an entrepreneurial firm.

Next, you will learn about how your entrepreneurial idea will actually take shape in the real marketplace. You will also learn about how entrepreneurs challenge established products and strive to create a new industrial environment through novel products. This diploma course will also expose you to technological innovation and entrepreneurship, where you will later learn how technology interrupts the way businesses have been conducted. 

Furthermore, in this free online diploma course, you will discover how you can raise finances, especially if you have very scarce or meagre resources. Also, you will learn the relationship between education and entrepreneurship; how the two can be harnessed to become a successful entrepreneur. This course will also teach you when to leave the reins of an entrepreneurial firm that has been set up by you as a founder, in the hands of professional leaders; so that you could move on, to setting up of new entrepreneurial ventures. By the end of this course, you will have a strong understanding of Entrepreneurship and how you can become a successful Entrepreneur. Why delay? Start learning today.

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Entrepreneurial Journey

Entrepreneurial Discovery

Ideation and Prototyping

Testing, Validation and Commercialization

Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Diploma in Entrepreneurship - First Assessment

Technology, Business and Operations Strategies

Raising Finances and Developing Financial Strategy

Education and Entrepreneurship

Beyond Founders and Founder-Families

Entrepreneurship and Employment

Diploma in Entrepreneurship - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:

  • Analyze the importance of entrepreneurship as the foundation of industrial and business growth
  • Explain in details the overview of the multi-faceted domain of entrepreneurship
  • Identify multiple constructs for entrepreneurs to be successful
  • Outline the various stages of setting up an entrepreneurial organization from start-up to ramp-up
  • Describe disruption as a success driver in entrepreneurship
  • Recognize different ways of raising finances for companies with scarce resources


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
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