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Why Risk is Necessary for Business Growth

Leadership and Management
Free Course

Learn about risk and why it can be necessary for the growth of a business.

  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Stanford
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

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 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 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!

Learning outcomes: - The core beliefs in entrepreneurship; - Critical rule of a sale 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.

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