The Royal Alberta College

The Royal Alberta College and IBM Certificate in Entrepreneurship

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Description

The courses provided have been created on practical advice from real entrepreneurs and academic theories. Learners will understand how to:

  • Examine personal pre-existing ideas and assumptions about innovation and entrepreneurship, and see how they compare to those of other people.
  • Identify core innovation and entrepreneurship terms and categories, apply these categorisations to practical examples and recognise where boundaries between these categories are blurred.
  • Recognise the main connections between innovation and entrepreneurship and start to isolate a distinctively ‘entrepreneurial’ role in the innovation process.
  • Understand the nature of entrepreneurship.
  • Understand the function of the entrepreneur in the successful, commercial application of innovations.
  • Confirm an entrepreneurial business idea.
  • Identify personal attributes that enable best use of entrepreneurial opportunities
    explore entrepreneurial leadership and management style.
  • Identify strengths of an entrepreneur and what support is needed to run a business.
  • Evaluate, develop and refine a business idea and create a business model.
  • Identify the gaps in resources and capabilities needed to grow a new business.
  • Create a plan to develop capability and make progress growing a business.
  • Create a pitch to gain support for development of a business.
  • Evaluate the quality of an idea and take steps to turn it into a small business.
  • Understand the legal basics of business entity formation, sales, costs, and other finances.
  • Develop a clear value proposition for your business and customer relationships.
  • Navigate other businesses, including both competition and key partners.
  • Define success for yourself as an entrepreneur, and recognize failure.

Additional information

Duration

55 Hours and 20 Mins

Award

Certificate

Duration

55 Hours and 20 Mins

Award

Certificate

Cost

$25.00

IBM and RAC Blue Seal Program

This course is one of seven (7) courses in the IBM and Royal Alberta College Achievement in Business Competencies Program. 

Together they make up one complete program.

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