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Course Detail

Standard Academic Year
Course delivery methods
Business & administrative studies
College of Management
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
September - January
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Course Number

Entrepreneurship in Practice National Taiwan University

Course Overview

“The paradox of teaching entrepreneurship is that such a formula necessarily cannot exist;because every innovation is new and unique, no authority can prescribe in concrete terms how to innovative. Indeed, the single most powerful pattern I have noticed is that successful people find value in unexpected places, and they do this by thinking about business from first principles instead of formulas." -By Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal To create a new business, whether startup a new company or build it in an existed enterprise, is a dynamic progress with many uncertainties. It’s highly related to the entrepreneur for the chance to success. Even it’s hard to taught to teach entrepreneurship, this course will try to teach students attitude of being an entrepreneur through some concept, practices, as well as skills. Learning by doing will be the core spirit of the deliver method.

Learning Achievement

This course will try to show the key theories and methods, which is related to the progress of starting up a new business. Students need to develop a new business by practicing those concept taught in the class, step by step. This progress thorough whole class will bring students about the concept, attitude and skills of being a real entrepreneur.

The course consists of four parts:

1. Key theories for starting up a new business: business opportunity identification, product/service design, business model design.

2. Core competences for entrepreneur: teaming, fund raising, presentation skills, negotiation skills, and the mind-set to be a good entrepreneur.

3. Course delivery approach: For getting deeper understanding with those key theories, students need to go through four steps for each key theory: teach, exercise, review, and feedback.

4. Experience sharing: the experience in real world is crucial for an entrepreneur. This course will have two sessions, which will invite guest speakers to sharing their related experience or knowledge.


Course prerequisites

*Restrict to students of College of Management.

Grading Philosophy

Course schedule

Course type

Online Course Requirement


Yen-Hau Chen

Other information

Global MBA, College of Management

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