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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Josh Kenter

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Great course. Took it for certificate and I'm very pleased with materials covered. Nothing better than taking a course from MIT! That too a really good one.
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samet yücesoy

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Dear friends ı think you should take this course , because you must fell different MIT course and teacher Laurie.
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
the course is very interesting, it got new ideas to start my business and you can interact with other students. Assignments are fun and help you develop your imagination and critical thinking
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Amara Onwuatuegwu

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Beautifully taught last time! Re-taking to see how it is going to be this time. I have a feeling it will be great because it is on edX homepage - that shows it must be awesome this time
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Sam Baker

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Nice job to the course team for putting this together! Was a great initiative. Given that so many replied on discussion forums I can tell everyone loved the course.
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Jared Baker

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Good course. Fun and interactive. Wish it was longer though. Why only 6 weeks? Want to take MIT class for more time. I like Entrepreneurship. Have been Entrepreneur for many years.
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Samantha Zhou

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I've always been fond of MIT's edX courses. Have taken a few, including Intro to Comp Sci. While that course was nice, it was too strenuous and just exhaustive. This course though has a nice balance of work and play. Play comprises of the assignments and other questions etc we have to complete throughout. Loved it!
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Nikita Iyer

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Good teaching style video are nice and short. Easy to understand people should take it because they will learn plenty.
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David Chiu

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Becoming an Entrepreneur was such a delight! Cool course, nice teaching style, fun material, chill workload. Perfect class to take if you want to learn stuff about what decisions to make when you become an entrepreneur.
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Ashley Jung

10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I am international student. My school curriculum does not have entrepreneurship. It is very nice to learn it from US school. I recommend course to all
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10/10 starsCompleted
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4 years, 5 months ago
I have taken other edX courses before this one, but I must say that Becoming an Entrepreneur is the best one so far! With some prior understanding of entrepreneurship, I did not expect to be challenged at this magnitude. Highly recommend others to take it too!
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Awesome course! I came in knowing a little bit about entrepreneurship, and I've really come to view things differently since taking the course. LaunchX definitely motivated me to start my own venture, and it gave me the tools to get moving in the right direction! Laurie is an awesome instructor, and I would encourage anyone interested in entrepreneurship to take this course.
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I go to Babson and have taken Entrepreneurship classes there, but this is just incredible! The workload is not too heavy and the content is brilliant.
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Loved this course. Made me very motivated to try to kickstart my own business. I definitely recommend everyone to take it if they want to learn more about being entrepreneurs. 5 stars!
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Adith Murali

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
Very nice course material. Started this class yesterday and I am happy. Very happy with introduction materials, etc. Nice positive start to course. Thank
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INAM UL HAQ

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
This would really be very amazing course for those who will be starting or have already started their own setup in any case. I have setup a technology website and working for its SEO. Now I feel its time to learn about Entrepreneurship and I think I should start it earlier.
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Aderinsola Kayode

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
I have been dreaming of on how to be perfect as enterpreneur since when I was young. I started busines as at age 21 now I am 43. I was into training secretarial studies later started producing and selling chips but there was much gain, so I dropped to further my education, now I have Master in Administration/ICT. But I am still interesting on my own business and self employment. I think this course will train me well.
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Kafeelah Ayantola

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
I have not started yet however, I have the belief the instructor will be more than adequate. I hope to leverage on the skills acquired to further the success achieved and review the failures to strengthen the loose ends.
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Glauce Roos

9/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I will devote myself to the maximum for Thais free course want to learn to Get a good Joan that good you guys are giving these opportunities to make free course
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INAM UL HAQ

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
I would like to take this course as I have established my entrepreneur ComputingCage, probably without proper knowledge of this subject. Now I am curious to learn to be systematic to seek the related information ASAP. Goodluck with me and other learners as well.
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Kuti Asemota

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
Am so excited about this course. Am very optimistic about the progress I will make in my bid to start my firm with the information from this course
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Sushanta Dallakoti

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 5 months ago
I think its a very good course specially for the youth of under developing countries like mine. I hope it will be a turning point in my life.
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Amitabh Songara

8/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 6 months ago
Course material is good and teaching method of instructor is very good. The course provider EDX is helping all of us in understanding the courses in best way. The main problem is I applied for financial help before last date but didn't get the aid.
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Mubashir Omar

8/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 6 months ago
It is a good introductory course in Entrepreneurship. I recommend to take this course before taking other courses from MITx on Entrepreneurship. There are 3 other courses available on Entrepreneurship from MITx and this comes as easier and basic then those. Content is useful and concise. Instructors are energetic and enthusiastic. And lastly, the offering Institute is a dream place for many.
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Mumtaz Sunderji

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I am excited about taking this course, and look forwards to setting up my business, with the help of this course.
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Jean Wilner Guerrier

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I am a consultant for PANSEH-DID, my Job is to provide all the tools necessary to entrepreneur to succeed in their journey, the course in how becoming an entrepreneur is suitable for my position as a trainer, my instructor is a pro the method is applicable. I look forward to getting the most out of the course to become the best consultant I always dream of.
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Paula De Baère

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I'm very excited to start the course and learn more about entrepreneurship, also change experience with all the students and teacher!
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Aziz Bouhmad

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 8 months ago
Very useful course, professional and lovely instructor. A big think to all the staff and I hope they will provide another cours sooner.
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ANA AGUILERA

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
Hi! I love the entrepreneurship and I would like to share the knowledge with you. Know I´m working in the development my project.
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Shealthiel Jech Oczon

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I am very much excited to be part of this course. Jech here from The Philippines. :) I am an incoming real estate broker and with the integration of our economies here in the ASEAN region, I am looking forward to become an entrepreneur so I can serve a bigger market professionally and effectively.
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