UCLA ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAMUCLA EBLP – Entrepreneurial Business Leadership Program will help you learn how to identify opportunities, develop business models, refine business strategy, lead and build entrepreneurial teams and scale up ventures.Whether you are an entrepreneur or a working professional in business leadership role, marketing, product development, sales, or are simply a professional with innovative ideas and seeking tools and frameworks to create business value and new ventures, this program will be beneficial to you.APPLY NOWREQUEST INFOLEARNING JOURNEYAT A GLANCEPROGRAM DATE DEC 2019 – FEB 2020TIME COMMITMENT 100 HOURS (6 – 8 HOURS/WEEK)PROGRAM DURATION 3 MonthsPROGRAM FEES USD 3,000KEY TAKEAWAYSThe concepts, tools, and frameworks covered in the program will enable participants to:Create and identify new business opportunities within organizations as well as standalone venturesLead a high growth team and create an entrepreneurial organization.Discover and understand market needs and build compelling value propositionsDevelop solid business plans with a keen understanding of underlying assumptions, risks and resource requirementsScale new ventures to become large-scale global businessesNavigate the different financial structures and align fund-raising with business modelPROGRAM STRUCTUREEBLP will have following live online sessions:3 month program, 100+ hours to complete requirements6 modules that form the core of the program80 hours of on-demand, HD lectures with insights from renowned UCLA Faculty12 hours of live Professor interactions spread over 6 interactions during the programAssignments and quizzes to help you assess your progressWHO WILL BENEFITEarly Professionals and Recent Graduates See what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and determine whether starting a business, or working for a startup, is the right path for you.Corporate and Domain Leaders Develop a strong environment of entrepreneurial leadership within your organization. We encourage teams of intrapreneurs to attend the program together to build on learnings and scale up efforts faster.Entrepreneurs and Aspiring Entrepreneurs Gain an impactful toolset to guide your decisions, evaluate opportunities, lead your startup, and create the right financial foundation for your venture.Working Professionals and Senior Executives Prepare to launch and scale new businesses, products and offerings. Improve your capacity to formulate and implement innovative strategies and take entrepreneurial decisions.YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY70 Video Lectures6 Live sessions with UCLA faculty24 Assignments30 QuizzesModule 1: Developing an Entrepreneurial MindsetSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSUnderstanding Entrepreneurship and EntrepreneursIntroduction to EntrepreneurshipKey Characteristics of an EntrepreneurFive Questions to Ask before becoming an EntrepreneurEntrepreneurial IdeationEntrepreneurial AttributesThe 10 Myths of EntrepreneurshipImpact of Open Source on Business and Social GoodRecognizing Opportunity for Pursuing EntrepreneurshipSpotting the OpportunityUnderstadning Opportunity SetsIdentifying the Window of OpportunityThe Three Pieces of EntrepreneurshipOpportunity Recognition as Pattern RecognitionEvaluating Opportunity for Pursuing EntrepreneurshipUnderstanding Single Market EquilibriumDeveloping Criteria for Opportunity EvaluationDeveloping a Market Profile of the OpportunityBusiness Idea & Opportunity EvaluationSix Proven Methods to Evaluate a Business OpportunityOpportunity Discovery and Evaluation ProcessThe Lean Start Up Framework for EntrepreneursUnderstanding the Lean Start Up PrinciplesBusiness Model Development with Lean StartupLean Startups – a live discussion with Eric Ries and Dave McClureWhy The Lean Start-Up Changes EverythingUnderstanding the Business Models LandscapeThe Case for The Fat Start-Up CASE STUDYWii Arcade LIVE ONLINE SESSIONEntreprenurial StrategyModule 2: Building an Entrepreneurial VentureSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSEvaluating Personal Fit with Entreprenurial VentureWhat Can Go Wrong?The Role and Importance of Entreprenurial EcosystemsFive Approaches to pursuing EntrepreneurshipWhy be an Entrepreneur?Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Challenges in Growing a Business5 Myths about EntrepreneursAsking the Right QuestionTop 10 Challenges You'll Face as a New EntrepreneurThe Process of Building an Entrepreneurial VentureEntrepreneurship is a Process, Not a PersonGenerating, Evaluating and Selecting IdeasKey Initial Steps to Form an EnterpriseOn Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurial VenturesStarting a Business: The Idea Phase10 Steps to Starting a Business7 Steps to Starting Your Own BusinessUnderstanding and Managing Entrepreneurial RisksUnderstanding the Different Kinds of RisksMarket and Competitive RiskFinancial and Management RiskRisk in EntrepreneurshipThe Real Risks of EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurs Are 'Calculated' Risk TakersHow to Sink a Start-UpBusiness Plan DevelopmentAnatomy, Purpose and Process of Business PlanBusiness Plan Development - Strategy and Revenue GenerationBusiness Plan Development - Operations and Financial PresentationOverall Purpose of a Business PlanWhat is a Business Plan?Core Elements of a Business Plan CASE STUDYChoose Your Own Adventure LIVE ONLINE SESSIONIdentification and evaluation of opportunityRapid Prototyping, MVP and go to market plan (fail fast to succeed)Module 3: Managing Growth of Entrepreneurial VentureSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSFunding a New VentureOverview of Very Early Stage Funding MechanismsNot-So-Early-Stage Funding: Approaching StrangersBringing in and Managing Early InvestorsBoostrapping Business Start-UpsCrowdfunding of Small Entrepreneurial VenturesRaising Venture CapitalVenture Capital as a source of FundsThe VC Fundraising ProcessImprove Your Chances of Raising Money from VCAngles, VCs, or the Crowd: Who Should Fund Your Startup?Why 99.95% Of Entrepreneurs Should Stop Wasting Time Seeking Venture CapitalSteve Case: 'The Team You Build Will Define the Company You Build'Six Tips for Overcoming a 'No' When Seeking FundingDriving Organizational Growth in a New VentureUnderstanding the Five Phases of Organizational GrowthFocus on Culture to Ensure Sustainable GrowthDefining Innovation in the Context of VentureManaging Five Phases of GrowthStartup - Key Stages of GrowthChallenges of Growing a BusinessHow to Sink a Start-UpManaging Innovation in a VentureUnderstanding the Types of Innovation in Entreprenurial VenturesDisruptive Innovation and its Application to VenturesDisruptive Innovation for Social ChangeDisruptive Genius CASE STUDY3-Dazzle Boutique LIVE ONLINE SESSIONGrowth Hacking - driving rapid growth and adoptionModule 4: Managing Effective OperationsSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSOperations Management and Business Process ImprovementIntroduction to Operations ManagementWhat is Business Process?Basic Definitions and an Illustrative ExampleIntroduction to Business Process ImprovementUnblocking BottlenecksHow to Manage Bottlenecks in Operations ManagementOperations Management - Modeling, Analyzing and Optimizing ProcessesProcess Analysis of the Illustrative ExampleImprovement Mechanims on Illustrative ExampleFramework for Process AnanlysisImproving Business ProcessesHandbook for Basic Process ImprovementBusiness Proess Management - A Comprehensive SurveyOperations Management - VariabilityFundamentals of Managing the Impact of VariabilityHow Variability Affects the ProcessHow Variability Affects Operations and How to Reduce VariabilityMinding Manufacturing Peeves and QueuesSecrets to Variability ReductionAnalysis & Control of VariationOperations Management - Managing Lead TimesManaging the Impact of Variability on Lead TimesManaging Lead Times in ProcessesAction Planning for Effective Operations ManagementManufacturing Lead Time - What is it?Manufacturing Critical-path Time - A Measure of True Lead TimeLead Time Reduction Methods CASE STUDYUltimate Teeth LIVE ONLINE SESSIONBuilding and running a lean startupModule 5: Managing People, Culture and TeamsSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSBuilding Great Organizational CultureWhat is Culture?Characteristics of High Performance Organizational CultureWhat Can We Do About Organizational Culture?Defining Organizational CultureRelationship between Organizational Culture, Leadership Behavior and Job SatisfactionFive Structures That Shaped Zappos' CultureBuilding High Performing TeamsDefining “Team”in OrganizationsSelecting the Right PeopleManaging Team PerformanceTeam Tools for Delivering High PerformanceCharacteristics of a High Performance TeamTen Tips for Choosing the Right Employee for New Small Business OwnersHow to Hire the Right PeopleFour Basic Steps to Hire the Right PersonThree Success Factors that Define High Performance TeamsDecision Making for High Performing OrganizationIntroduction to Decision Biases and HeuristicsCorrecting for Biases: WRAP ProcessThe Process of Organization and ManagementIdentify and Define the ProblemBusiness Decision- Making Welcomes ScienceThree Effective Methods for Making Better DecisionsManaging Change within OrganizationOrganizational Change - A Strategic Model for ChangeUnderstanding Change ManagementManagers' Focus on Communication, Training , Monitoring and Counseling WorkforceDid You Know? - The Sequel CASE STUDYToupeé TicketsModule 6: Financial Management and Driving Growth in Entrepreneurial VentureSUB - MODULELECTURES [VIDEOS]READINGSDriving Growth via Capital InvestmentsUsing a Pro Forma to Evaluate OpportunitiesCalculating Net Present Value & Internal Rate of ReturnSubtleties in Evaluating a Potential InvestmentPro Forma Income StatementPro Forma Balance SheetFinancial Modeling and Pro Forma AnalysisHow to Calculate a Five-Year Pro FormaInternal Rate of ReturnPresent Value (PV)Managing Capital and Cash FlowsThe Importance of Cash FlowManaging Accounts Receivable and CollectionsCredit Policy Implementation and Using Trade CreditHow to Better Manage Your Cash FlowManage Your Cash FlowA Guide To Business - Cash Flow ManagementThe Advantages and Disadvantages of Trade CreditLeading Corporate Business DevelopmentCorporate Business Development in Entrepreneurial VenturesThe Case of Apple iTunes/iPodGoogle: What’s Distinctive about Semi-Organic Growth?Driving Organic GrowthEffective Mergers and AcquisitionsDesigning for Growth - Apple Does it, So Can YouWhat Do Google's Acquisitions Reveal About the Company's Strategy?Charting Google's Acquisitions Across Google's HistoryEntrepreneurship and Venture InitiationEntrepreneurship - Bringing It All TogetherEntrepreneurship - Breaking the MythsSelf Awareness: The Secret Ingredient for SuccessGenerating Initial Ideas for New Venture Opportunities CASE STUDYArtificial Plants LIVE ONLINE SESSIONFinancing the startup and fundraisingFACULTYAlfred E. OsborneInterim Dean, UCLA Anderson. Founder, Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.Jeff ScheinrockFaculty Director, Applied Management Research ProgramGeorge GeisAdjunct Professor and Faculty Director of Anderson’s Mergers and Acquisitions Executive programGeorge AbeLecturer and Faculty Director, Strategic Management Research ProgramKumar RajaramProfessor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management; Ho-Su Wu Chair in ManagementCorinne BenderskyAssociate Professor of Management and OrganizationsTHE UCLA ADVANTAGEFor over 100 years, UCLA has been a pioneer, persevering through impossibility, turning the future into attainable. We doubt the critics, reject the status quo and see opportunity in dissatisfaction. Our campus, faculty and students are driven by optimism. It is what enables us to push forward and redefine what’s possible.This can-do perspective has brought us 13 Nobel Prizes, 12 MacArthur Fellows, more NCAA titles than any university and more Olympic medals than most nations. Our faculty and alumni helped create the Internet and more than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed at UCLA.UCLA has more than 40 years of expertise in entrepreneurial research and education, now housed in the UCLA Price Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. It brings unique insights into action through applied research and its focus on and support to the entrepreneurial organizations.UCLA RANKINGS#1Diversity of Recruiters (The Economist, 2015)#1Best Classroom Experience (The Princeton Review, 2013)#2Global Executive MBA (QS Global, 2017)#5Top MBAs for Entrepreneurship (Financial Times, 2016)EARN YOUR CERTIFICATEOur application is online. All applicants must be proficient in English. 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