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On-line UON course for emerging business leaders and innovators starting soon

By:NSW ERKH. Date: Friday, January 11, 2019.

On-line UON course for emerging business leaders and innovators starting soon

Entrepreneurship 101 (E101) is a 5-week online course offering a mix of materials for every style of learning, weekly mentorship from expert practitioners and the tools you need to create your startup all in one place.


The University of Newcastle's Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) is bringing this successful program developed by Toronto's MaRS Discovery District to the Hunter region, and they want you involved. Not only can you learn at your own pace online, but the course is made affordable due to subsidies from the NSW State Government's Boosting Business Innovation Program.

Entrepreneurship 101 is designed for emerging business leaders and innovators that want a masterclass in entrepreneurship. The next cohort begins Monday 4 February 2019 and studies through to 11 March, 2019. 

What you'll learn

  • Develop your startup idea, product vision and value proposition
  • Create the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to validate your product or service
  • Learn and work with proven methods for startup formation
  • Develop the financial model for your product
  • Work efficiently on testing and validating your product with future customers

What you'll get

  • Over 30 video lessons from top entrepreneurs
  • 1 project a week, for 5 weeks, and you can take as long as you want to finish the course
  • 5 hours of learning a week fits around your schedule
  • Weekly live discussions
  • Access to the I2N E101 community on Slack
  • Continued help post-course

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) links innovation hubs with programming designed to support and develop innovation, entrepreneurship and business development across the Hunter region. The hubs within the I2N include Hunter Street, Williamtown and Muswellbrook.

To read more about this opportunity, and to register, go here. 

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