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Online Course

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Harvard University via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $125 Certificate Available
  • Effort 3-5 hours a week
  • Duration 6 weeks long
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Overview

This business and management course, taught by Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna, takes an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding and solving complex social problems. You will learn about prior attempts to address these problems across the emerging markets, identify points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts, and propose and develop your own creative solutions. The focus of this course is on individual agency—what can you do to address a defined problem? The creative process starts with immersion in the problem-at-hand and the harnessing of diverse perspectives.

The course then touches on issues related to financing, scaling up of operations, branding, the management of property rights, and the creation of appropriate metrics for assessing progress and social value, in the fast-growing but institutionally compromised settings of emerging markets.

The settings are diverse, sectoral (healthcare, online commerce, fintech, infrastructure) and geographic (India and South Asia, China, Africa, Latin America). But the emphasis is less on comprehensive coverage than on developing a way of thinking with a bias-to-action.

Taught by

Sue J. Goldie and Tarun Khanna

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Ilaria B
Ilaria completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
They talked about India for almonst all the course. It was boring. I am sure a person wants to know everything in "general" and he/she does not want to hear so many examples about India, South Asia, Indian doctors etc
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Minhaz S
by Minhaz is taking this course right now, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Good course primarily aimed at India. Some good ideas and examples. But I found the self assessment grading criteria very stupid.
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Said L
by Said is taking this course right now, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Entrepreneurship is regarded as a process of and individual and cooperate body Will enrolled in a business venture long of any associated rik. An entrepreneurship provides opportunities to individual by providing space for starting a business in a given state.
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Abubakar A
by Abubakar is taking this course right now.
I am really happy with this online programme and hopefully I can recommend this to my friends and family so we all can be beneficial to it
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Louis E
Louis completed this course.
I would like to have some information about the situation of the country in no some many people in my country in the world .
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