New Venture Creation – An Overview

Entrepreneurship is a difficult topic to grasp and understand. Sadly, most universities teach the subject in a cursory manner which does not provide understanding or motivation to those who maybe interested in launching their own ventures. Thus, limiting the number of entrepreneurs in the market. Now, whether this is by design or by default, it doesn’t help anyone who is interested in starting their own company. In this series, we will give entrepreneurs who are interested in launching their own ventures the tools, information and guidance to assist them in making effective and strong decisions on the viability of their ventures.

The first lecture – New Venture Creation – An Overview – gives you an understanding of the problems that entrepreneurs must struggle with in Pakistan, ranging from support networks and financing to getting the business idea right. I have left some information out of the slides, because we will be covering it in other lectures so there is no need for repetition.

This lecture also sets the understanding of the state of entrepreneurship in Pakistan and its reasons for not being as successful domestically. Successful entrepreneurship requires a number of factors ranging from government support, active financial opportunities and new client availability. Without these things, entrepreneurship will not succeed in an economy or nation.

Lastly, we move forward into understanding how to move beyond these barriers and build successful ventures setting the foundations for future lectures. Continue Reading