New Venture Creation: A Framework for Entrepreneurial Start-Ups

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Macmillan Education UK, Dec 8, 2017 - Business & Economics - 483 pages
This is a brand new book by one of our leading authors, Paul Burns. The book looks at everything a budding entrepreneur needs to consider in order to give him/herself the best chance of launching a successful new venture. It is a very practical text and progressively builds a roadmap - from generating an idea, or recognising an opportunity, through developing the business model, and raising finance - towards the creation of an effective business plan.

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Phase 1 Research
Phase 2 Business Model Development
Phase 3 Launch

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PAUL BURNS is Professor of Entrepreneurship and former Dean of the University of Bedfordshire Business School, UK. He has previously held posts as Professor of Small Business Development at Cranfield School of Management, UK, having joined it from Warwick University Business School, UK. He also formerly served as Director of the 3i European Enterprise Research Centre, researching small firms across Europe. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Business School, USA, and a Visiting Professor at the Open University Business School, UK, where he developed the multi-media Small Business Programme which was screened on BBC2. He is Fellow and a former President of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). He is a chartered accountant, having worked for Arthur Andersen in London. For four years, he ran his own firm, Design for Learning Ltd.

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