Learn to be more entrepreneurial by finding out how entrepreneurs think and work
While entrepreneurship is closely linked with the start-up process, risk and venture creation, this course will widen your perspective on entrepreneurship. You will explore how an enterprising skillset and mindset can be applied to a wide range of contexts and problems. You will investigate some of the myths and popular misconceptions about entrepreneurs, and the ways in which society and culture impacts on entrepreneurship.
This course aims to help you understand how you can channel your own entrepreneurial potential to create change in your organisation, society or life.
What topics will you cover?
- What does being an entrepreneur mean?
- From where does our understanding of entrepreneurship originate?
- What different types of entrepreneur and entrepreneurship are there?
- What does success in entrepreneurship look like?
- What type of entrepreneur am I?
When would you like to start?
Who is the course for?
You might be curious to know how the skillset and the mindset of the entrepreneur has evolved and is evolving still. The course will appeal to people who may not identify with the characteristics and behaviours of the entrepreneur, but want to open their mind to a wide range of entrepreneurial archetypes and consider how individual values, needs and expectations impact on the type of entrepreneur they are or might be. No previous experience is necessary.
Who will you learn with?
Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the country’s top modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2018.
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What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!