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Entrepreneurship in Coursera – three courses you should sign up for this January

Coursera is one of the most popular online platforms which provide free online courses from top universities and colleges worldwide. We are able to experience the future of education by accessing lectures and participating in virtual class rooms from every place in the world with Internet access.

This January, Coursera offers three very valuable courses on entrepreneurship, which can help many startup owners and entrepreneurs who have great ideas and who are looking for inspiration, to learn about startup funding, developing innovative ideas and many more interesting insights on the subject.

Innovation for entrepreneurs: From idea to marketplace

School: University of Maryland

Duration: January 5 – February 15 2015

Developing innovative ideas for new companies: The first step in entrepreneurship

School: University of Maryland

Duration: January 12 – February 15 2015

New venture finance: Startup funding for entrepreneurs

School: University of Maryland

Duration: January 5 – February 15 2015

Course syllabus:

Week One: The early stage investment landscape

Week Two: Sources of capital for the early stage company

Week Three: Getting funded – Steps in the funding process

Week Four: Pitching investors and closing the round

These three courses are part of the Specialization program on Entrepreneurship from The University of Maryland, College Park, but the participants are not obligated to obtain verified certificate if they don’t want to. The courses can be taken separately and the lectures can be watched according to the user’s time and schedule.

─ January 6, 2015