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Entrepreneurs and Evaluating Entrepreneurial Start-Ups

Learn the principles of entrepreneurship & innovation management

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£12 inc VAT
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1.3 hours
No formal qualification
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This course aims to provide users the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. Topics covered in this module includes: Discussing the Similarities and Differences between Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship; Understanding Entrepreneurial Problem Solving; Intrapreneurial Problem Solving; Working with Collaborative Networks; Building a Culture of Innovation: The Role of Leadership; Interpreting What Makes a Leader; and The GLOBE Study.


1h 16m
    • 1: Course Text 47:00 PDF
    • 2: Entrepreneurs & Corporate Intrapreneurs Preview 01:53
    • 3: Entrepreneurial Problem Solving 00:46
    • 4: Intrapreneurial Problem Solving 01:05
    • 5: Collaborative Networks 00:58
    • 6: Notion of Collaboration 01:38
    • 7: Building a Culture of Innovation: The Role of Leadership 01:30
    • 8: What Makes a Leader 02:26
    • 9: Other Studies on Emotional Intelligence 03:57
    • 10: Evaluating Entrepreneurial Start-Ups 02:17
    • 11: Your IP Strategy 00:57
    • 12: Market Research 01:25
    • 13: Set Your Research Objectives 01:59
    • 14: Evaluating Revenue & Costs Framework 01:05
    • 15: Cost Drivers 02:47
    • 16: Variable and Fixed Costs 01:29
    • 17: Knowledge Quiz 02:00

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Entrepreneurship involves developing a new venture outside an existing organisation whilst intrapreneurs are known as corporate entrepreneurships which is a relatively new concept that focuses on employees of an organisation that have many of the attributes of entrepreneurs. An Intrapreneur can be defined as an employee that takes risks to solve a given problem, develops a new venture within an existing organisation, exploits new opportunities and creates economic value. There is evidence that intrapreneurship helps managers to renew and revitalise their business, to innovate, and to enhance the organisation’s overall performance (Antoncic and Hisrich 2001). Intrapreneurship is an important element in organisational, economic and social development.

Upon the completion of this module, users will be able to:
• Understand the theoretical and practical knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation, including recent developments in the discipline.
• Apply critical thinking to relevant research articles of contemporary relevance in entrepreneurship and innovation.
• Critically analyse information from a wide range of sources to create solutions innovatively to improve current practices.

Who is this course for?

  • Business Managers
  • Students
  • Self Employed Individuals
  • Start-up Companies
  • Executives
  • Entrepreneurs


  • No prerequisites.
  • No materials distributed.
  • No formal assessments required.

Career path

  • Entrepreneur
  • Administrator
  • Business Development Officer
  • Consultant
  • Government Officer
  • Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager

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Optional extras

Digital certificate

Reed courses certificate of completion is included in course price

Additional information:

Will be downloadable when all lectures have been completed

Digital certificate

Certificate of completion can be purchased with the provider at an additional cost of £3.00

Additional information:

The certificate will be sent via email once the course has been completed. 


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