100% practical learning
Industry experts as Faculty
24X7 interaction with Faculty
Career guidance and mentorship
Networking in a community of 350+ companies
Harvard Business Review content available for courses
Online live hours : 45 | Project work hours : 170
Next Batch: 12 Nov, 2016
This course assists aspiring entrepreneurs in developing great ideas into great companies. With strong economies presenting rich opportunities for new venture creation, and challenging economic times presenting the necessity for many to make their own job, the need to develop the skills to develop and act on innovative business opportunities is ever present.
Our goal is to demystify the startup process, and to help you build the skills to identify and act on innovative opportunities now, and in the future.
Often the best ideas never get heard, never get seen and therefore never get fully developed. Instead of being taken seriously, they get lost in the sea of competing ideas.
Using proven content, methods, and models for new venture opportunity assessment and analysis, students will learn how to enhance their entrepreneurial mindset and develop their functional skill sets to see and act entrepreneurially.
Examine the many financing options available to get your new venture funded. Learn the basics of finance, valuations, dilution and non-dilutive funding sources. Understand capital structure for new ventures, term sheets and how to negotiate them, and the differences between early-stage versus later-stage financing.
In modern times we see fundamental changes in the DNA of companies away from the hierarchical bureaucracies of the manufacturing era to a new generation of matrix / network structures. This shift is driven by the trend towards knowledge-centric businesses that blur corporate boundaries across a web of global alliances and new forms of customer-vendor relationships such as outsourcing & telecommuting. In this course, we study how goal setting is done to drive organizational performance and alignment, including:
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Vaibhav Padlikar, Co-Founder, Phonewarrior.com
At Sunstone I solved challenging problems that increased my confidence to become an entrepreneur. I received feedback on my work which was often direct and harsh. However, as an outcome – I was ready to take any challenging opportunity and ended up joining PhoneWarrior as a co-founder.
Smitha Basavaraj, Co-Founder, Riflexions Consulting
Essential course before stepping into real world of Entrepreneurship! EVP course is designed in a way that I had to apply all my learnings on the aspects of marketing, economics , accounting , budgeting & story boarding in one single go. I would say a very effective and must do course before stepping into the real world!