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This course is a collaboration between UTS, ITIC and Engenesis. We are running this course fully-online to allow for remote learning during physical distancing restrictions.
We'll walk you through what you can expect as a business leader from initial launch to having a new business venture into the market and scaling. This course delves into the deep intertwine between creating new business models and new streams of income and the development of technology-based products and platforms.
It is important at this stage to understand how large the potential is for your company to grow and to identify the core drivers of value. We will help you view your business from the standpoint of an investor and gain an insider's perspective of what investors want and the questions they will ask. You'll be guided through how to create your investor pitch and documentation and gain an understanding of the landscape of funding opportunities available.
Week 1: Discovering and defining your market and investment opportunity
What is the difference between just an idea and a high-potential business concept? This module provides the questions that entrepreneurs and investors ask when assessing market opportunities. By the end of the session, learners will be able to know the critical factors to research or review before taking a venture to the next stage.
Week 2: Designing and building out technology based products
Today, business and technology need to be built in unison. This session provides each of the core elements required to get a technology product designed, built and launched in today's environment. You will learn how the streams of business, people, design and technology all are required to come together to make a high-value technology product.
Week 3: Market traction, customer acquisition and scaling
How are technology products launched into the market? How do you need to approach getting your first 10, 100 or 100,000 customers? The session provides an insight into the process of obtaining customers for a technology product and the key principles to scaling growth.
Week 4: Being an entrepreneur and building your team culture
Great tech products and businesses are born from great teams and leaders. This session explores the type of person a tech entrepreneurial leader needs to be to successfully undertake the process of building a technology company. In addition, learners will gain insight into the importance of setting a team's culture as it goes through growth.
This course is recommended for those who:
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