This course explores what it means to be an entrepreneur, what entrepreneurs do, the risks involved in forming a startup venture, the challenges and potential rewards of entrepreneurship.
The startup journey is discussed, a roadmap is provided, and the pro's and con's of various exits (sale of the Company, IPO, sale of assets, shutdown and bankruptcy) are compared and contrasted.
Business planning, business models, routes to market and business momentum are covered. Advanced management maneuvers such as reinventing the Company and restarting the Company are explained.
Note: Although this is an extensive course covering the essence of entrepreneurship, there are many skills required to become a successful entrepreneur and students of entrepreneurship are advised to enroll on many other SVBS courses including Finance & Accounting, Raising Finance, Marketing, Sales and Business Development, IPO & Securities Regulation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Patents & Intellectual Property, Patent & I.P. Strategies.