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Entrepreneurial Operations: Launching a Startup

Optimize your business for successby learning the fundamentals of entrepreneurial operations.

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Starts Oct 21
Estimated 4 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Self-paced
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About this course

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This startup operations course will examine the real-world operational challenges and execution risks associated with getting a new venture started. We will consider start-up ventures in a variety of industries. The course will provide you with a set of steps, frameworks, and tools that can be used to understand the important considerations for building a startup operation from scratch.

In each module, the students will be exposed to a different operations-related concept. Lecture notes, readings, and case studies will explore the key operations topics that are important for start-ups. Topics include:

  • The role of Operations in Launching a New Venture
  • Developing an Operations Mindset
  • Using the Value Chain Canvas to document your Startup Operations
  • Operational Risks and Challenges in Launching a New Venture
  • Operations Metrics for Managing New Venture Performance

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What you'll learn

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  • The role of operations in launching a start-up
  • The potential operational risks associated with launching a start-up
  • How to successfully launcha startup

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