Entrepreneurship 103: Show Me The Money
Registration Link: REGISTER HERE
Start Date: February 1, 2017 (6 Weeks Long)
Workload: 6 Hours Per Week
Instructors: Bill Aulet and Erdin Beshimov
Credentials: Professor Aulet is a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan, where he teaches courses like New Enterprises and Applications of Advanced Entrepreneurial Techniques. In addition, he serves as the Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, which supports student entrepreneurship at MIT’s five schools. Before entering academia, Professor Aulet was an entrepreneur who raised over $100 million dollars to fund his ventures, which created hundreds of millions of dollars in market value. He is the author of Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup and was recently awarded the Adolf F. Monosson Prize for Entrepreneurial Mentoring at MIT.
An entrepreneur and an academic, Professor Beshimov is the co-founder of the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Boot Camps, the source for this online course. Armed with an MBA from MIT, Beshimov entered academia after co-founding Ubiquitous Energy and serving as the principal at Flagship Ventures. As a student, he also launched the MIT Entrepreneurship Review.
Graded: Students who successfully complete the course can purchase a signed verified certificate for $99.
Description: You have an idea. It’s original. It’s ingenious. It’s game-changing. Just one question: Can it be commercialized to solve real problems and packaged to appeal to real customers? That’s what this class will answer. According to the instructors, Entrepreneurship 103 will emphasize three areas: business model design, product pricing, and sales process development. In addition, students will delve into basic management concepts like team building and decision-making, along with customer research and targeting. This MOOC is also meant as preparation for the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp hosted by Beshimov, where teams build and launch a company within one week.
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