CSP - Certified Startup Professional


CSP - Certified Startup Professional

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SKILLSertifika CSP or Certified StartUp Professional is a diploma course which blends cutting edge academic learning with practical team work exercises, investment pitching, best practice, company visits and international networking. The course is led by the industry expert and entrepreneur who will take participants through the entire Innovation Driven Enterprise (IDE) venture creation, growth, investment and exit process, teaching core skills required in an entrepreneur and the latest thinking in this space.

The course introduces participants to SKILLSertifika vibrant entrepreneurial culture; world class commercialisation and technology transfer system and connects participants to a global entrepreneurial network. Participants will learn how to break down the different elements and activities of successful business growth into a step by step process and how this formula for success can be applied to their own business or organisation.

When customers approach you for the first time with a business inquiry, they don’t know you or how you operate. One of the most effective ways to attract them, reassure them and win their trust is through certification. The SKILLSertifika program covers the topics from start to end lifecycle of an entrepreneur such as creating and capturing value, entrepreneurial marketing, customer personas, how to select and deselect different markets through evaluating market opportunity, how to finance an entrepreneurial company, successful pitching and selling strategies, innovative product development and developing unique selling propositions (USPs). Through a combination of high impact interactive teaching, company meetings, team assignments, pitching practice, listening to world renowned guest speakers and visiting simulation laboratories, participants are immersed in SKILLSertifika’s entrepreneurial culture. They are exposed to the greater business ecosystem and learn what they need to know in order to accelerate their business growth strategies.

Certified Startup Professional will allow participants to:

  • Create, discover, and evaluate new venture opportunities
  • Interpret customer needs and quantify the value proposition
  • Start and build a successful company
  • Complete understanding of the process of starting new ventures may vary geographically and culturally.
  • Develop rewarding business plans
  • Scale companies to be globally successful
  • Navigate the venture capital investment process
  • Obtain feedback on personal entrepreneurship skills
  • Enhance and expand their networks
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Duration of Exam 60 Minutes
Type of Questions MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Negative Marking No
Total No. of Questions 40
Correct Answer required 26
Passing Percentage 65%