Full course description

Starts January 12, 2014

This course can empower you to develop your creative potential to improve, enhance and transform your professional career and your community through entrepreneurship.

This course is for your project, for transforming your idea into a real entrepreneurial project. You will acquire strategies to develop your entrepreneurial skills, your creative potential and your “outside the box” thinking, understanding how you can generate innovative ideas to disruptive entrepreneurial projects.

Along the way you will engage with a series of tools, exercises, assignments and challenges that will allow you to contact peers and experts that will help you develop your skills and ideas.

Through this course, you will develop entrepreneurial skills such as:

  • Creative thinking
  • Connected learning
  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Reflective thinking

Topics covered include:

  • Week One: The journey of entrepreneurship
  • Week Two: Meet the Creative Entrepreneurs
  • Week Three: Develop your creative habit
  • Week Four: Detective of needs
  • Week Five:Sketching your entrepreneurial project
  • Week Six:Selling your idea

Course Objective

Learners will develop basic abilities to ideate and design innovative entrepreneurial projects through creative thinking.

Structure

This course employs gamification methods for online teaching, with a focus on active and project based learning. Each module consists on a “ game level”. In each level you will find assignments that will introduce you to new concepts, and challenges you need to fulfill in order to continue to the next level. Interactive discussions with other students in forums, infographics, articles, and videos will stimulate your reflection in order to perceive changes occurring in your learning.

Welcome Video



Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Entrepreneurship will help participants develop basic abilities to ideate and design innovative entrepreneurial projects through creative thinking.

Universidad Panamericana and the Center for Innovation in Education

Universidad Panamericana and the Center for Innovation in Education

The Center for Innovation in Education (CIE), is a project of Universidad Panamericana to contribute to the improvement of the teaching-learning process, to stimulate academic and interdisciplinary collaboration, and to maximize the positive impact of educational innovation. Its mission is to enhance teaching talent by innovating in learning environments.