COURSE Professional Seminar in Sustainability Sarah Slaughter, MIT OpenCourseWare
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Sustainability challenges organizations to address the implications – and responses – in their own operations and supply chain, products/services/markets, and community responsibilities. This course exposes students to professionals and organizations who are actively working toward making their organizations and industries sustainable.
If you are an entrepreneur, one of your priorities, in addition to building your company, is ensuring you have enough money at the right times. Early Stage Capital will consider a broad range of questions that entrepreneurs deal with on this front, including the following: What should your strategy and your priorities be in raising early stage capital? What are the market norms and standards in structuring VC deals? What are the critical negotiating strategies and tactics? How will your company be valued? How can you obtain the optimal valuation for your new venture? What are the critical elements in the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs? How is the "venture model" evolving? Is it broken? What is the impact of Super Angels and micro VCs?
COURSE Early Stage Capital Shari Loessberg, MIT OpenCourseWare
This course provides business students an alternative to the mechanistic view of strategy execution that reframes an organization as a complex network of teams continuously adjusting to market conditions and to other teams. The Flexible Execution Model is introduced consisting of seven elements that together shape how well an organization executes its strategy. Practical tools that help leaders achieve their organizations' strategic priorities are discussed. The course also explores novel ways to use data including surveys, Glassdoor reviews, and other sources to measure strategy execution and identify what is and is not working.
COURSE Executing Strategy for Results Donald Sull, MIT OpenCourseWare
This course outlines the practical and tactical ins and outs of how to sell technical products to a sophisticated marketplace. How to build and manage a sales force; building compensation systems for a sales force, assigning territories, resolving disputes, and dealing with channel conflicts. Focus on selling to customers, whether through a direct salesforce, a channel salesforce, or building an OEM relationship.
COURSE Entrepreneurial Sales Lou Shipley, Dennis Hoffman, Kirk Arnold, MIT OpenCourseWare
Firms must develop major innovations to prosper, but they don't know how to. However, recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop breakthroughs systematically. 15.356 How to Develop Breakthrough Products and Services explores several practical idea generation development methods. To convey the art required to implement each of these methodologies, experts are invited to present real cases to the class.
COURSE How to Develop Breakthrough Products and Services Eric von Hippel, MIT OpenCourseWare
BUS 150 Intro to Entrepreneurship is an elective course at Klamath Community College.
COURSE BUS150 - Intro to Entrepreneurship Linda Williamson, Klamath Community College
6 Mar 2020
6 Mar 2020
The nuts and bolts of preparing a New Venture Plan and launching the venture will be explored in this twenty-fifth annual course offering. The course is open to members of the MIT Community and to others interested in entrepreneurship. It is particularly recommended for persons who are interested in starting or are involved in a new business or venture. Because some of the speakers will be judges of the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition, persons who are planning to enter the Competition should find the course particularly useful. In the past approximately 50% of the class has been from the Engineering / Science / Architecture Schools and 50% from the Sloan School of Management.
COURSE Nuts and Bolts of Business Plans Joseph G. Hadzima, MIT OpenCourseWare
This course addresses the practical challenges of making an established company entrepreneurial and examines various roles related to corporate entrepreneurship. Outside speakers complement faculty lectures.
COURSE Seminar in Corporate Entrepreneurship Charles Kiefer, Aleksandra J. Kacperczyk, MIT OpenCourseWare
How to Build a Startup is a free introductory course that requires registration.
COURSE How to Build a Startup Steve Blank, Udacity
This course examines opportunities and problems for entrepreneurs globally, including Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Linkages between the business environment, the institutional framework, and new venture creation are covered with a special focus on blockchain technology. In addition to discussing a range of global entrepreneurial situations, student groups pick one particular cluster on which to focus and to understand what further development would entail. Classroom interactions are based primarily on case studies.
COURSE Entrepreneurship Without Borders Simon Johnson, Brian Forde, Michael Casey, MIT OpenCourseWare
15.431 Entrepreneurial Finance examines the elements of entrepreneurial finance, focusing on technology-based start-up ventures and the early stages of company development. The course addresses key questions which challenge all entrepreneurs: how much money can and should be raised; when should it be raised and from whom; what is a reasonable valuation of the company; and how should funding, employment contracts and exit decisions be structured. It aims to prepare students for these decisions, both as entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. In addition, the course includes an in-depth analysis of the structure of the private equity industry.
COURSE Entrepreneurial Finance Antoinette Schoar, MIT OpenCourseWare
This customized independent study course puts Sloan Fellows MBA students into direct contact with innovators tackling global needs in education, healthcare, and energy/environment. Co-designed projects address low-income markets in the U.S. or globally, focusing on the application of new ideas and technology rooted in MIT innovations or the Boston ecosystem. Every project aims to develop better ways for the right innovations to reach scale, sustainability, and quality, thereby improving lives and uncovering opportunities in underserved markets.
COURSE New Executive Thinking Social-Impact Technology Projects Anjali Sastry, MIT OpenCourseWare
This course provides students with concepts, techniques and tools to design, analyze, and improve core operational capabilities, and apply them to a broad range of application domains and industries. It emphasizes the effect of uncertainty in decision-making, as well as the interplay between high-level financial objectives and operational capabilities. Topics covered include production control, risk pooling, quality management, process design, and revenue management. Also included are case studies, guest lectures, and simulation games which demonstrate central concepts.
COURSE Introduction to Operations Management Charles Fine, Tauhid Zaman, MIT OpenCourseWare
Ranked by INC Magazine as one of the 10 Best Entrepreneurship Courses in America. Nuts and Bolts is the largest entrepreneurship class taught at MIT and the oldest ongoing IAP offering on new ventures. You do NOT have to be a MIT student to participate, but you must sign up.
COURSE Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures 2020 Joe Hadzima, Jr. , Joost Bonsen, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
1 Jan 2020
1 Jan 2020