Venture development

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Venture development

Introduction to the module

Welcome to the Venture Development module.

In this module, our objectives are:

  • To understand the process of starting a new business
  • To analyse what the entrepreneurial phenomenon is all about
  • To find out the key skills that an entrepreneur needs to have
  • To explore the sources of inspiration for business ideas
  • To get a grasp of the creative process
  • To identify business opportunities
  • To use tools for designing innovations that benefit the user.

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All workbooks in this course please submit to (UMA students), (MDX students), (UNIST students), upon finishing the assignments.

About author

Rafael Ventura Fernández, Ph.D., is Vice-President of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of Málaga. Ventura joined the University of Málaga in 1995 and has been visiting research fellow at the Technical University of Delft (Netherlands) and the University of Stockholm (Sweden). He has received PhD Prize and Spin Off Award in Universidad de Malaga. Ventura teaches entrepreneurship, innovation in business models, social responsibility, economy of culture and new organizational forms derived from the information technology and communications. His research has been presented and published in the proceedings of regional, national and international conferences and in peer-reviewed journals. He has experience managing research projects, postgraduate academic programs and educational innovation projects.

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Course Features

  • Lectures 4
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 60 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 26
  • Assessments Self
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    Workbook problem

    I still doing this course and I have problems to download the workbook. Everytime I click on the link it takes me to a new window that opens the same page, but nothing is downloaded. Please review it when you have time, I would like to finish it.