Becoming an Entrepreneur

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Course Description

Curious about entrepreneurship, but not sure where to start? Learn from MIT’s premier program for aspiring entrepreneurs, MIT Launch.

Becoming an Entrepreneur is an innovation and business course designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to explore an entrepreneurial path and overcome some of the initial challenges in taking those first steps.

From developing new business ideas and doing market research to entrepreneurial strategy and pitching, this course follows MIT’s successful approach to entrepreneurship. There will be a combination of short videos, thought-provoking case studies, and activities that will challenge you to get you away from your computer screen and into the community to make a real impact.

No previous business or entrepreneurship experience needed. Join us to embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

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Francis Dave Cruz

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 1 week ago
Five star review is well deserved. Brief and concise, short videos but straight to the point with added bit of humor. Very informative and entertaining.
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10/10 starsCompleted
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2 months, 1 week ago
This course is by far the most capturing course I've done. I started with the shortened free version and on completion, I decided I wanted more. I signed up and paid. the assignments are well-thought-out and further teach. The humour added into all the videos were perfect, not overused and entertaining at the same time. Honestly great job to the people behind this course.
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J’Lodm — Bentley Records Artist

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 1 week ago
Great course! Easy yet loaded with USABLE information and templates! The instructor was very positive and inspiring. She kept my full attention and used her displayed excitement to motivate the student. Great course for anyone interested in a start-up. I’ll be taking certain aspects I learned here and applying them to my online Merch store, album sales projections, and Merch booth while on tour this summer! Love, Light, Happiness. J’Lodm *Extreme Tour 2021 - Preferred Artist *Bentley Records Signed Artist
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Henok Getachew

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 1 week ago
Its pretty good, i personally find it very helpful. It helps you get a broad understanding if you are trying to start your own business. I'm glad that i enrolled in this course, i find it very informative. Thank You
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Juen Hong ong

10/10 starsTaking Now
2 months, 1 week ago
Clear, structured, and fun way to learn! Provides all the basic knowledge for modelling your start-up, your offering, and your early operation. So glad I made the choice to participate.
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Alfonso Villa

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 1 week ago
Clear, structured, and fun way to learn! Provides all the basic knowledge for modelling your start-up, your offering, and your early operation. So glad I made the choice to participate.
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Diego Rios

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
Excellent! This course is the instructive to assemble the ship that will take me to the moon! Thank you for sharing your experiences and knowledge of entrepreneurs.
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Aid Fawzal

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
This course is amazing. It is simple to follow and interesting. Each video is short yet concise and this makes the delivery enjoyable. Strongly recommended.
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Diego Nevárez

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
This course is as useful as fun, it has the exact balance between accurate "academic" information and practical knowledge, I really enjoyed the whole course!
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Juddy Kiongo

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I loved it! Very thorough and captures all the things I needed to learn as an aspiring entrepreneur. I was shaky about it but after this module I'm confident to start my journey.
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Jad Mogaizel

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I think the course provider is good at what they do and that the content was very well adapted for what I was looking for. What could be better would be to give us some documents to keep with us for future uses for eventual start-ups, even if it means raising the course's price.
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nipun saxena

2/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I learnt a quite a few things from this course, which would surely help me i some way to take a head start with my venture. The content should have been more promising. Content should have been more elaborated Assignments could have been more relevant.
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Bernardo Baños

6/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
The content was a little basic for me, would love to dip in a little more about services; it seemed that the content was all about products, but everything else was great. Amazing instructor.
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Alejandra Torres

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
It's a easy to learn experience, but it doesn't take quality away. I really enjoy all the topics and exercises even though I thought I wasn't good at entrepreneurship.
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Christopher Olivares

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
This course was a great experience about entrepreneurship. I learned a lot of new things in a very comprehensive way with this course and I was able to better design my audiovisual service company and prepare myself on study new content about entrepreneurship.
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Francesca Cielenou

8/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
The course content was great but more efficient for someone with a little background knowledge. I'm grateful I learned from this. The instructors were amazing!
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Ariremako Faith

6/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
It has been a wonderful class . I learnt a whole lot of new things . Especially Elevator speech , how to get business name randomly, how to speak to your customers and get feedback etc
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Rahul K

10/10 starsTaking Now
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I was pretty interested in starting a company, but didn't know where to start and where to learn about it. This course helped me find out what are the fundamentals as well as what I can do to make it a possibility. Plus, it was never boring to learn!
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EDUARDO SANTIBAÑEZ

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I think is a creative way to introduce some fun during the course, first time I see this method. I liked it. Material very well structured and presented.
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Karina Mae Uy

10/10 starsTaking Now
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I took this course because I didn't have any knowledge about entrepreneurship at all. The course didn't disappoint me! The content exceeded my expectations. It was very easy to follow and comprehend. Thank you!
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Koby Miller

8/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
I didnt have any experience whatso ever in this area. I am 13 and i still understood it and had lots of fun doing this. It was definitely a challnege but worth the time and very informal
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Andrea Silva

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 2 weeks ago
It was a good course, I didn't get it at first but after getting into the material it was easier in some aspects of it. I really enjoy it and I hope more people join this course because is something that would help you even if you're not going to be an entrepreneur.
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8/10 starsCompleted
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2 months, 2 weeks ago
Examine one case with details. And get more feedback from instructors. Very good and fun overall, great job. Trying to connect with instructor through Linked In unable. Is there a way we can?
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Satyam Dighe

8/10 starsTaking Now
2 months, 2 weeks ago
Overall wonderful experience and got to know basics about entrepreneurship. I am still learning. Suggestion is to keep distractions less in videos. Formulas should be part of notes as well.
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Rick Fleischer profile image
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8/10 starsCompleted
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2 months, 2 weeks ago
You had two instructors. The real instructor was very good. The distractor was a detractor who accounted for the low overall instructor rating. The edX interface, especially the dialog transcript made all the difference -- once I figured out how to ignore the distractor. I audited because I had no way to complete the assignments requiring outside contact.
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10/10 starsTaking Now
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2 months, 2 weeks ago
The content and the instructor are great, awesome people and content. The videos fail sometimes, they freeze. I have only one question, do we need to keep the same entrepreneur idea during the course, or we can change the project or idea of ideal bussines?. Thanks.
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Christian Ferrulli

8/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Good content, I love the videos because they help with the flow of the course. Touches all the important points of entrepreneurship. It is necessary though to add more readings and get more informations about the subject, but this course gives you the tools to do so and to get the right informations.
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HECTOR TELLEZ

8/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Good basic content for unskilled people looking to start a small business. I think it is necessary to add more readings or a checklist with the additional points to take into account when launching a business.
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Richard

6/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Nice course, very nice instructors. Much fun to watch the videos. Though, sometimes I found the disturbance by the video intakes a bit annyoing. It therefore was sometimes hard to follow the facts. I think there could be more content.
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BRIAN Sander

10/10 starsCompleted
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Content absolutely incredible, so straight to the point. Love it. Instructor was a guide to me but I didn't like the guy always showing all the time. Provider is amazing, waiting to have a better solution for a mobile phone.
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