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Entrepreneurship

Online Learning

Online learning courses and videos provide lots of opportunities to enhance or learn more about entrepreneurship skills.

You can watch videos given by experts from academia or the business world or by those who have created successful start-ups.

Free online courses are also available. Some are self-paced that you can take at your own convenience while others are offered at frequent intervals. All you have to do is to sign up.

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are educational courses re-packaged into online lessons. Most of them are free and are offered by universities and other organizations to anyone with a web connection. 

MOOCs are a popular way to learn more. Take a look at the links below to find a suitable course on entrepreneurship or on an aspect of entrepreneurship that interests you.

Certificates of achievement or participation are issued by some MOOCs providers.

See this article from the Financial Times about employers' taking notice of MOOCs qualifications.

  • Most MOOCs courses are free!
  • Many courses are delivered by top academics in their field and from prestigious universities.
  • You can choose to focus on only those topics in entrepreneurship that interest you.
  • Some courses supply certificates.
  • You have to be self-motivated and disciplined. 
  • Some people who enrol in a MOOCs course find it hard to complete it.
  • Employers have been slow to recognize MOOCs certificates

Take a MOOCs course if you are passionate about your topic and are prepared to set aside substantial amounts of time when taking the course.

Videos, Online Training & Websites

YouTube Videos