The Entrepreneurial Edge (Online)

London Business School

London Business School


Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with any business school or university.

Full disclaimer.

Read more about Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is the process of adopting and utilizing state-of-the-art technologies in order to boost business activity, improve safety, and...

Read more about Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship courses will introduce you in detail to the phenomenon of entrepreneurship, help you develop existing entrepreneurial skills, acquire...

Read more about Marketing

Marketing courses will plunge you into the vast field of marketing. In these courses, you will learn a variety of topics that cover each stage of runn...

Read more about Negotiations

Negotiating is a skill that everyone needs because throughout our lives we face situations that require us to communicate correctly, whether it's buyi...


Comprehensive course analysis

Unbiased reviews from past participants
Global companies alumni of this course worked for
Positions of participants who took this course
Countries where most past participants are from
Individual needs analysis

Who should attend

Join a dynamic and diverse cohort of innovators and change-makers. Participants come from a breadth of business and cultural backgrounds:

  • Aspiring business owners.
  • Serial entrepreneurs wishing to enhance their techniques.
  • Corporate executives looking to inject innovative, entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Entrepreneurs and innovation leaders within corporations.

About the course

Gain the entrepreneurial expertise to build your own business. Discover how to prepare and launch your venture and pitch to potential investors.

Start up as you mean to go on

Gain the cutting-edge skills, knowledge and entrepreneurial know-how to design and pitch a viable business model and financial plan.

Benefits for you

  • Leave the programme with everything you need to launch and grow your own successful business startup.
  • Understand how to spot viable business opportunities and gauge market demand.
  • Define a robust business model, plan and set of financial projections.
  • Put together an effective and resilient early-stage management team.
  • Build and execute a successful go-to-market strategy.
  • Win customers and grow loyalty.
  • Master the techniques of a successful pitch and how to negotiate investment.

Benefits for your organisation

  • Empower your innovation leaders with the insight and the toolkit to drive intrapreneurship within your organisation.
  • Build a culture of innovation, agility and creative thinking.
  • Exploit new opportunities for value creation and competitive advantage through new products and services.

What you learn

Spend 12 intense weeks in interactive, online sessions that explore case studies and draw on the expert support and insight of expert faculty, founders, mentors and peers. Your course director walks you through the key concepts each week and guides you towards deep insight and additional sources of support.

How you learn

  • Modules 1 & 2: Mastering entrepreneurial frameworks and creating a compelling value proposition for your customers.
  • Modules 3 & 4: Evaluating the market and assessing the addressable opportunity.
  • Modules 5 & 6: Building your team and beating the competition.
  • Modules 7 & 8: Winning your first customers, defining your go-to-market strategy and designing a profitable business model.
  • Modules 9 & 10: Identifying drivers of growth, financial projections and managing security and compliance.
  • Modules 11 & 12: Negotiating investment and delivering the killer pitch.

Your learning experience

Learning is online and interactive and happens across six phases:

  • Faculty masterclass: Explore the latest academic research, essential frameworks and industry best practice with world-leading entrepreneurship professors.
  • Founders insights: Gain invaluable real-world context from company founders with ventures at different stages of growth.
  • Industry experts: Acquire insight into a range of topics, from investment to intellectual property, accelerators and incubators, legal issues and terminology.
  • Live mentoring sessions: Consolidate your learning, get feedback and ask questions at weekly online sessions in small peer groups.
  • Peer support: Give and receive support from other founders and build a strong network that will continue to grow beyond the programme.
  • Pitching: Pitch your venture to an Investor’s Committee made up of venture capitalists and angel investors.


Julian Birkinshaw

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Deloitte Institute BSc (University of Durham), PhD and MBA (Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada) Professor Julian Birkinshaw was ranked 39th in the 2013 Thinkers50 list of the top global management thin...

John Mullins

An award-winning teacher and scholar and one of the world’s foremost thought leaders in entrepreneurship, John brings to his teaching and research 20 years of executive experience in high-growth retailing firms, including two ventures he founded and one he took public.  Since becoming an entrepr...

David Arnold

BA MPhil (London), MBA (City), DBA (Harvard) Dr David Arnold’s research focuses on global versus local marketing; marketing strategy; innovation and market evolution; brand management; and global customer management. He has been a strong advocate of local marketing by global corporations. His wr...

John Bates

John Bates is the founder and a director of Sussex Place Ventures Ltd, the School’s in-house venture capital fund manager. For 10 years he led the School’s practical initiatives in developing entrepreneurial firms. This included €20 million of pre-seed and seed venture capital funds and various n...

Rupert Merson

Rupert Merson is a leading authority on owner-managed entrepreneurial businesses and the problems they confront as they seek to grow. He has worked as a consultant and facilitator for clients on a broad range of issues including formation, governance, strategy, ownership, remuneration, succession...

Adam Davies

Programme Lead VIEW Entrepreneurship Course (University of Oxford) Visiting Professor (Entrepreneurship), Indian School of Business Programme Lead, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, Spark Accelerator, Melbourne, Australia Innovation and Creativity in Organisations (Warwick Business School Online MBA)

Videos and materials

The Entrepreneurial Edge (Online) at London Business School

From  GBP 1 850$2,645
Add coaching to your course booking

Coaching can personalize and deepen learning for you and your organization.

Something went wrong. We're trying to fix this error.

Thank you for your application

We will contact the provider to ensure that seats are available and, if there is an admissions process, that you satisfy any requirements or prerequisites.

We may ask you for additional information.

To finalize your enrollment we will be in touch shortly.


Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with any business school or university.

Full disclaimer.

Read more about Digital Transformation

When it comes to imposing digital frameworks and technologies, whether you’re trying to optimize particular units or the entire organization, you need to minimize the collateral damage in order to have a greater effect. However, it's not always that ...

Read more about Entrepreneurship

During the Entrepreneurship courses, you will meet a number of experienced businessmen who will share their experience and strategies for building successful and profitable companies. You will also gain practical skills in drawing up a business plan,...

Read more about Marketing

During Marketing courses, you will learn how to develop a business idea and create the right website to promote your product. You will gain the skills to analyze your business performance and make key decisions that improve the efficiency of your bus...

Read more about Negotiations

During Negotiations courses, you will learn the following components of negotiations: planning negotiations and useful tools, starting your conversation, working out objections and competent argumentation, imposing your own price and conversation dev...

Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.

We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.