Starting a Business 1: Vision and Opportunity
Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.
Who is the course for?
This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university.
Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications.
The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource.
Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course.
What topics will you cover?
The entrepreneurial learning cycle
The opportunity business model: the importance of sharing your vision
Vision and opportunity in successful businesses
Writing a core value proposition
Introduction to writing a robust business plan.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Assess the entrepreneurial cycle which underpins the course.
Explore the scope for discovering or creating business opportunities.
Investigate businesses in your local area.
Discuss the entrepreneur’s business challenge: Which business should I start and how?
Evaluate and assess a business idea.
Produce a business plan within 200 words.