Harvard | Mr. Professional Boy Scout
GMAT 660, GPA 3.83
MIT Sloan | Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever
GMAT 700, GPA 2.5
Chicago Booth | Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur
GRE 318 current; 324 intended, GPA 3.4
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Wake Up & Grind
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Ms. East Africa Specialist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.34
Darden | Mr. Fintech Nerd
GMAT 740, GPA 7.7/10
Harvard | Mr. Improve Healthcare
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Minority Champ
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Health Care Executive
GMAT 690, GPA 3.3
NYU Stern | Mr. Low Gmat
GMAT 690, GPA 73.45 % (No GPA in undergrad)
N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Indian Telecom ENG
GRE 340, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBT
GMAT 720, GPA 3.2
USC Marshall | Mr. Ambitious
GRE 323, GPA 3.01
Harvard | Mr. Merchant Of Debt
GMAT 760, GPA 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2
Tuck | Ms. Nigerian Footwear
GRE None, GPA 4.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Low GPA To Stanford
GMAT 770, GPA 2.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Low GPA High GRE
GRE 325, GPA 3.2
Darden | Mr. Senior Energy Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 2.5
Chicago Booth | Mr. Finance Musician
GRE 330, GPA 3.6
NYU Stern | Mr. Hail Mary 740
GMAT 740, GPA 2.94
Harvard | Mr. London Artist
GMAT 730, GPA First Class Honours (4.0 equivalent)
SDA Bocconi | Mr. Pharma Manager
GMAT 650, GPA 3,2
Kellogg | Mr. Young PM
GMAT 710, GPA 9.64/10
Wharton | Mr. Indian VC
GRE 333, GPA 3.61

Essential Business MOOCs For December

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship

 

School: University of Maryland

Platform: Coursera

Registration Link: Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies

Start Date: December 1, 2014 (6 Weeks)

Workload: 5-7 Hours per Week

Instructor: James V. Green

Credentials: Dr. Green is the Director of Entrepreneurship Education at the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech). Before entering academia, he held leadership roles in sales and operations for Cyveillance, a leader in cyber intelligence, fraud protection, and security, and NetMentors.org, a career development start-up. He also worked as a consultant for Booz Allen, providing technical analysis to defense organizations. In 2011, he won the 3E Learning Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Competition, which honors educators who teach entrepreneurship. He is also the creator of the Opportunity Analysis Canvas, a methodology used to identify and evaluate new business opportunities.

Graded: This course does not offer a Statement of Accomplishment. By completing this course, students can count it towards a Signature Track.

Description: This course examines the product lifecycle from concept to launch to maturation, covering areas like market research, business models, positioning, pricing, customer expectations, forecasting, and risk management. Each weekly course includes lectures, online readings, and assignments.  The objective is to help students “see and act entrepreneurially,” so they can “develop great ideas into great companies.”

Review: “Excellent content, delivery, testing ,and practical information. I have some practical entrepreneurship experience having worked at 2 startups- the second of which I helped found. The exercises help one decide if they have the mindset to do a startup and ways to practice building the skills to do it as well.” For additional reviews, click here.

Additional Note: This course was ranked the #1 Entrepreneurship Course and the #8 Overall Business Course on Coursera according to Coursetalk.