Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship & InnovationIn General Management
What you will learn?
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
About this course
The Innovative Entrepreneur is one who creates and establishes businesses that create economic and social impact. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship course teaches the essential skills and effective strategies to create and manage Innovative businesses. The course will teach you how to think and to behave like an Innovator and an Entrepreneur and provide you the necessary tools to create and critically assess your business idea. The course will also enable you to understand the significance of Innovation in the entrepreneurial journey and help you identify different ways in which innovation can help create sustainable and impactful organizations by breaking paradigms and creating opportunities you never imagined.
- Leaders of innovative teams, or teams that wish to be innovative
- Professionals from startups, non-profits, and the public sector
- Marketing, sales, finance, and project management teams
- Engineers and project team leads who want to be more creative
- Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs
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Top companies suggest this course to their employees and staff.
Basic Command and Understanding of the English Language
A strong interest in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Some elements of secondary schooling, E.g. Matric
Sandile is a start
In this session we will talk about:
- what is entrepreneurship?
- who is an entrepreneur?
- importance of entrepreneurship
- process of entrepreneurship
- characteristics of an entrepreneur
In this session we will dive deep into the traits and characteristics of an entrepreneur.
In this session we will learn about identifying business ideas and how to validate them through various feasibility study methods.
In this session we look at product planning and development
We look at the common definition of innovation.
We look at innovation matrix, types of innovation.
Here we look at Innovation Framework
Here we look at Social Innovation
What is megatrends
We look at the shift in global power
We take a look at demographics and social change
We look at rapid urbanization
We have a look at climate change and resource scarcity
Here we learn about what is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).
Why create an mvp
Here you will learn how to create an MVP
MVP to Market Readiness
We have a look at AirBnB MVP Success Story
Understanding Lean Startup Principles
Vision of Lean Startup Approach
Lean Startup Steer
How to accelerate your startup growth using the Lean Methodology
What is Sandbox Innovation
Learn more about the protection of Intellectual Property
Learn more about what a patent is
Learn about trademarks
In this section you will learn about creativity
Learn about 5 types of creativity.
Problem Solving Strategies and Approaches
Learn about ideation techniques
Learn about evaluation
What is social entrepreneurship?
Opportunities in Social Entrepreneurship
Building a Social Business and Creating a Business Plan
Measuring Social Impact
Introduction to Sectoral Innovation
Innovation in Manufacturing and Government Sector
Innovation in Finance & Automotive Sector
Innovation in Health Care & Education Sector
Innovation in Agricultural Sector