Advanced Acceleration: From Idea to Business Concept: An Entrepreneurial JourneyIn Business Strategy
About this class
ACCELERATION COURSE FOR PRE-STARTUPS and STARTUPS - is composed out of 5 modules aiming at introducing the student to the broader startup acceleration process. Both the content and teaching angle attempt to provide useful information to all those who either plan to implement/mentor or attend an acceleration program.
By putting those two perspectives together is more effective for all types of users of the course’s content to explore its challenges and generate more efficient answers.
General overview of the course :
Early Acceleration Level: Acceleration Programs and how they work Module
Early Acceleration Level: Startup types &The Mentor-Mentee relationship building Module
Advanced Acceleration: From Idea to Business Concept: An Entrepreneurial Journey Module
Advanced Acceleration: Business Execution but before Test, Budget, Launch Module
Advanced Acceleration: Raise of Funding and Governance Module
Advanced Acceleration: From Idea to Business Concept: An Entrepreneurial Journey Module is one of 5 modules within the ACCELERATION COURSE FOR PRE-STARTUPS and STARTUPS.
It is divided into 2 Parts: A and B.
PART A: is about needs discovery/validation methods for startups based on primary and secondary research. Confronting the tough truth behind the founders’ vision, market reality and investability.
PART B: is about the recipe for successful synthesis of targeting market segments, revenue models, types of agreements to make your market penetration successful.
Main learning objective: Understand how to validate a Market Need for a Startup Project and target the desired market segment.
You will find out what is funded, successfully commercialized, and what is not.
You will find out which facts (statistics) indicate the main reasons for the launch failure.
You will get to know the competitive environment even more closely.
You will discover and compare direct and indirect competitors, as well as evaluate the thesis of unfair advantage, as well as disadvantages and barriers to market entry.
You will be able to compare between different business models for commercial and non-commercial enterprises.
🎥 2 Recorded Video Lessons
📥 3 downloaded resource (Guidance Material)
🕚 Full lifetime access
📲 Access via mobile devices and PCs
📜 Certificate of completion
🕮 Language of the course: English
📚 Trainer: Dr. Paraskevi Giourka
🥇 Lead University Partner: Anthology Management, LLC /Bulgaria
Who this course is for:
For everyone, especially those who plan to implement / mentor, or participate in an acceleration program.
If you are interested to in our other courses of the Competitive Intelligence Program as a part of the project 617393-EPP-1-2020-1-MD-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP Connecting universities-industry through smart entrepreneurial cooperation and competitive intelligence of students in Moldova, Georgia and Armenia (CONNECT) co-financed by the European Commission joint our Smart Channel created by the Network of Smart Caffes.
Please check our www.smartchannel.digital
Network of Smart Caffe is both a physical space located in 13 Higher Education institutions in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus and a virtual space(www.smartchannel.org) for start-ups support and development.
As a physical space, Smart Caffe (www.connecterasmus.com) is a combination of an incubator and a business accelerator, supporting young people with creative or business ideas.
As a virtual space www.smartchannel.org is a multifunctional and promising platform for the creation and development of startups, interaction through co-working and communication channels, possibility to participate in networking and training events and much more.
Info about project
Reference number: 617393-EPP-1-2020-1-MD-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP.
„Connecting universities-industry through smart entrepreneurial cooperation and competitive intelligence of students in Moldova, Georgia and Armenia” aims at reinforcement of university-industry relationship based on smart (multidimensional) entrepreneurial approach in higher education institutions from Eastern Partnership countries and enhancement of students’ and graduates’ competitive intelligence (behaviors, skills, mindsets) and their ability to create jobs.
The project started on January 15, 2021, the whole duration of the project is 3 years.
The project is funded by the European Commission – Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture – within the Erasmus+ programme.
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Needs discovery/validation methods for startups, and competition analysis basics, Explanation of written assignment
Market Segmentation and business models for both for-profit and social businesses. Explanation of written assignment (3 hrs)
Video Course presentation - Advanced Acceleration: From Idea to Business Concept: An Entrepreneurial Journey Part A
Video Course presentation - Advanced Acceleration: From Idea to Business Concept: An Entrepreneurial Journey Part B