Sign up for the new MOOC ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’

News - 11 May 2017

Are you an entrepreneur, or do you have a passion for building your own technology startup? Sign op for the new Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) named ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’. This course will help and encourage you to start a successful technology-based venture.

Start of the MOOC ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’ is May 16. Enroll now.

If you always wanted to become an entrepreneur, or if you are simply interested in putting a new technology to innovative use, this course is for you. This course helps you understand the process of entrepreneurship from a technology-oriented background. It provides technology-focused entrepreneurs with a toolbox for building their own technology start-up.

The course is made up of modules that are presented by experts in the field of entrepreneurship and technology. Modules include:

  • Team Building
  • Opportunity Recognition
  • Financing
  • Customer Acquisition

You will work on your idea in a team environment and examples of founders and start-ups will be used during the course to initiate insightful discussions. The course closes with the creation of a two-page business plan and a video pitch. Selected students will be eligible to participate in a Masterclass at one of the participating universities: Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Twente and Wageningen University & Research.

What you'll learn:

  • Learn what it takes to become a “technopreneur”
  • Explore various methods for identifying opportunities
  • Learn how to conduct market research and provide evidence for the viability of the business idea
  • Develop a viable business proposition and learn to pitch your ideas for various audiences
  • Understand the dynamics of new venture development and team building
  • Develop the ability to translate a business idea into marketing and financial plans

Entrepreneurship for Engineers | DelftWageningenX on edX