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Entrepreneurship and Business Startups

Learn how to identify the needs and to solve the problems that matter to startups. Gain the skills to systematically analyze business problems that startups face and to deliver elegant solutions. Become familiar with the lean startup model, which is based on starting a company using an experimental business canvas instead of a traditional business plan. This multidisciplinary and multi-approach course will show you how to go against conventional wisdom in order to deliver business solutions that matter. Through a mixture of exercises, cases, lectures, and discussions, acquire a deeper understanding of the dynamics of, and barriers to, starting a business. Ultimately, learn to become a more effective conduit for the innovation that all organizations require to survive, a critical skill to have no matter what profession you pursue.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The ability to analyze business problems faced by startups and to deliver elegant solutions
  • Knowledge of the lean startup model
  • A deeper understanding of the dynamics of, and barriers to, starting a business
  • Skills that make you a more effective conduit for the innovation

Ideal for

  • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
  • High school students interested in a career in business and entrepreneurship

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