Duration: 12 hours (1 month) Schedule: 4 x Saturdays, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM Course fee: Free Eligibility: 18 or older Partners: YUVA Academy & Stephen Business School Accreditation: MQA-Approved and HRDC-Refunded Venue: YUVA Academy, Jade Court, Jummah Mosque Street, Port Louis, 11602
Uncover the secrets of thinking like an entrepreneur to create value for stakeholders and society across a variety of business settings. What does it really mean to think entrepreneurially? The entrepreneurial process isn’t only for start-ups, it’s a comprehensive mindset that will teach you to identify, assess, shape, and act on opportunities in a variety of contexts, settings and organisations. The ability to ‘think like an entrepreneur’ and ‘act like an innovator’ are critical skills for success across industries and are proven tools to help distinguish you in the workplace and to accelerate your career.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN?
- Gain an understanding of how Entrepreneurial Thought and Action may be applied to opportunities of all kinds including new ventures as well as innovation within existing organisations.
- Understand the fundamental concepts and analytical tools that help assess opportunities and develop entrepreneurial ventures, and how these concepts and tools may be applied to real-world business situations and opportunities.
- Learn and use a methodology to develop and assess new opportunities that are the critical first step in moving an idea from concept to launch and implementation.
- Develop, define and clearly communicate a new business concept or initiative in an efficient, effective and compelling manner.
WHAT ARE THE COURSE OUTLINES?
|1||Introduction to Entrepreneurship: The Entrepreneurial Process, Getting to know the Entrepreneur, Characteristics, Skills, Benefits to Self and the Community|
|2||Ideation Process: Effective idea generation, Unleashing creative capacity, Brainstorming, Self-gap analysis|
|3||“Create” Process: Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses, Understanding opportunities and threats, Tools and techniques for effective assessment|
|4||“Validate” Process: Tools for effective customer interviews – validation whether product or service meets user needs and wants|
|5||“Build It”: Creation of a complete business plan – steps in defining and creating a business plan|
|6||Project presentation: Presentation techniques, Elevator pitch, Target audience analysis|
DO YOU WANT TO APPLY?
Fill in the following application form to register for the Certificate in The Entrepreneurial Mindset programme: