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Developmental Entrepreneurship, Fall 2003

Developmental Entrepreneurship, Fall 2003

This class surveys developmental entrepreneurship via case examples of both successful and ... (more)

This class surveys developmental entrepreneurship via case examples of both successful and failed businesses and generally grapples with deploying and diffusing products and services through entrepreneurial action. By drawing on live and historical cases, especially from South Asia, Africa, Latin America as well as Eastern Europe, China, and other developing regions, we seek to cover the broad spectrum of challenges and opportunities facing developmental entrepreneurs. Finally, we explore a range of established and emerging business models as well as new business opportunities enabled by developmental technologies developed in MIT labs and beyond. (less)

Subject:
Business
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Case Study
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Barahona-Martinez, Juan Carlos
Bonsen, Joost
Pentland, Alex Paul
Quadir, Iqbal
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E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction, Spring 2004

E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction, Spring 2004

Examines the long term effects of information technology on business strategy in ... (more)

Examines the long term effects of information technology on business strategy in the real estate and construction industry. Considerations include: supply chain, allocation of risk, impact on contract obligations and security, trends toward consolidation, and the convergence of information transparency and personal effectiveness. Resources are drawn from the world of dot.com entrepreneurship and "old economy" responses. Taught by case study method and grading is based on class participation and papers. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Case Study
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Macomber, John D.
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Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 5: e-Business

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 5: e-Business

This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers ... (more)

This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. In this lesson participants are asked to look at various online businesses to determine if any of the firm's advantages are sustainable. (less)

Subject:
Business
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Textbooks
Collection:
OER Africa
Provider:
United States International University and OER Africa
Author:
Ndirangu, Dalton
Wanyama, Walter
No Strings Attached
Practical Information Technology Management, Spring 2005

Practical Information Technology Management, Spring 2005

The course purpose is to provide the substance and skill necessary to ... (more)

The course purpose is to provide the substance and skill necessary to make sound business decisions relating to information systems, and to work with senior line managers in the resolution of issues and problems in this area. Categories of issues which will be addressed in the course include: How do IT and its various manifestations in business, such as the Internet, affect current and future competitiveness? How do we align business strategy and plans with IT strategy and IT plans? How can we engage executives in learning and leading IT-related change? How do we implement new systems, change work behavior, manage projects? How should we organize and govern IT in an organization. (less)

Subject:
Business
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Gibson, Cyrus
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The Real Origin of the Franchise

The Real Origin of the Franchise

One of the most successful business models is the franchise, but it ... (more)

One of the most successful business models is the franchise, but it didn't originate with McDonald's. Sir Harold Evans describes the remarkable story of a beauty salon that allowed hundreds of women to own their own businesses. A quiz, thought provoking question, and links for further study are provided to create a lesson around the 5-minute video. Educators may use the platform to easily "Flip" or create their own lesson for use with their students of any age or level. (less)

Subject:
Business
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
TED-Ed
Provider:
TED-Ed
Author:
Brown, Sunni
Evans, Sir Harold
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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