Last updated : 20 Nov 2017

Thinking Outside The Box: Creative Entrepreneurship

Summary

This course can empower you to develop your creative potential to improve, enhance and transform your professional career and your community through entrepreneurship.

This course is for your project, for transforming your idea into a real entrepreneurial project. You will acquire strategies to develop your entrepreneurial skills, your creative potential and your “outside the box” thinking, understanding how you can generate innovative ideas to disruptive entrepreneurial projects.

Along the way you will engage with a series of tools, exercises, assignments and challenges that will allow you to contact peers and experts that will help you develop your skills and ideas.

Programme

Topics covered include:

Week One: The journey of entrepreneurship
Week Two: Meet the Creative Entrepreneurs
Week Three: Develop your creative habit
Week Four: Detective of needs
Week Five:Sketching your entrepreneurial project
Week Six:Selling your idea

Course Objective

Learners will develop basic abilities to ideate and design innovative entrepreneurial projects through creative thinking.

Structure

This course employs gamification methods for online teaching, with a focus on active and project based learning. Each module consists on a “game level”. In each level you will find assignments that will introduce you to new concepts, and challenges you need to fulfill in order to continue to the next level. Interactive discussions with other students in forums, infographics, articles, and videos will stimulate your reflection in order to perceive changes occurring in your learning.

Learning outcomes

Through this course, you will develop entrepreneurial skills such as:

  • Creative thinking
  • Connected learning
  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Reflective thinking

Teaching-Learning methodology

Individual homework or paper requested.

Assessment

Weekly graded assignments

  • Soft skills Creativity and innovation, Problem solving
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Other
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration Unknown
  • Level of commitment required Unknown
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Universidad Panamericana
  • Mooc Platform Canvas
  • Target group Unknown
  • Instructor Unknown
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