Becoming an Entrepreneur
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 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, where you will be exposed to the stages of setting up and growing an entrepreneurial firm. Moving on, you will be enlightened on the key aspects of entrepreneurship, the multi-faceted domain of entrepreneurship and the multiple constructs for entrepreneurs to be successful.
Next, in this free online course, you will be introduced to Entrepreneurial Discovery, where you will be exposed to how you can discover whether you have the entrepreneurial spark; which is an attitude that exceptional entrepreneurs possess. You will learn about the model of entrepreneurship that can be contextually adaptive while being person-specific in entrepreneurship. Also, you will be enlightened on entrepreneurial personality assessments, which compares the different methodologies of deciphering a real entrepreneur; ranging from psychometric tools, Myer-Briggs, Type Indicator (MBTI) and BDC.
By the end of this course, you will have a strong understanding of entrepreneurship and how you can become a successful entrepreneur. You will also be able to know if you have the entrepreneurial flair, which is trait needed to build a successful entrepreneurial firm. Start learning today.Start Course Now
Entrepreneurial Journey - Learning Outcomes
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Journey
Steps in Entrepreneurial Journey
Entrepreneurial Journey - Lesson Summary
Entrepreneurial Discovery - Learning Outcomes
Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship - Family and Personality
Entrepreneurial Discovery - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
Define entrepreneurship and explain the importance of entrepreneurship to the economy
Describe the importance of competition among entrepreneurs
Identify the different types of entrepreneurs
Compare the similarities between entrepreneurial and start-up firms
- Identify key Entrepreneurial Characteristics
Identify the methodologies and filters for used to discover if one has the entrepreneurial spark
Explain the importance of entrepreneurship to the national economy and methodologies to address the paradoxes of entrepreneurship in the journey
Mention the possible approaches to sustain entrepreneurial momentum
All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:
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