GHU in collaboration with Harvard Business School Online

Entrepreneurship Essentials

The course "Entrepreneurship Essentials" of Harvard Business School Online will be credited to the MSc Program of GHU


The course Entrepreneurship Essentials by Harvard Business School in collaboration with the Global Humanistic University, will cost 760, - USD only.

This amount of 760,- USD has to be transferred to the Global Humanistic University directly after receiving the registration confirmation. 

The students will get a Certificate from the Harvard Business School.

Program Structure

Entrepreneurship Essentials consists of approximately 25 to 30 hours of material delivered over a four-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

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If you wish to continue your MSc studies at the GHU, the fees for this course will be deducted and the course Entrepreneurship Essentials will be integrated into the MSc program at the GHU. 

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        Program information Entrepreneurship Essentials
        Entrepreneurship Essentials introduces you to the entrepreneurial journey from finding an idea, to gaining traction in the marketplace, to raising capital for your venture. This course explains how entrepreneurs run structured experiments to val- idate ideas and refine business strategy. You will dive deep into the numbers behind how entrepreneurs and their investors make financial decisions to create value and grow their operations. 
        Modules description

        Modules Case Studies Key Takeaways Key  exercises
        1st: Ideas and Opportunities • Dr. John’s Spinbrush
        • Identify an entrepreneurial idea
        • Evaluate an entrepreneurial idea
        • Gain comfort with twists and turns
        • Sizing the market
        • Estimate willingness to pay
        2nd: Building a Business  • Rent the Runway
        • Apply the POCD (People, Opportunity, Context, Deal) framework
        • Manage risk and reward through experimentation
        • Make decisions with the future in mind
        • Evaluating POCD elements and fit
        • Designing and learning from tests
        • Anticipating change and reacting to new information
        3rd: Financing a Business
        • Determine how investment can help you create value for yourself and your investors
        • Consider risk and reward through various forms of analysis
        • Discover when to solicit investment and how much you will need to seek out
        • Understanding and present- ing key financial metrics
        • Determining investment needs
        4th: Sources of Investment
        • Intuit

        • Understand the opportunities and trade- offs associated with different sources of financing.          • Defining key financing terms
        • Apply the tools of valuation to start-up ventures

        • What do entrepreneurs get from investors?
        • Calculating the value of a start-up