CET904 Developing an Entrepreneurial Business Plan

Course Provider

Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre (NTC)



Academic Unit



How does a good idea become a viable business opportunity? In this course, the learners will explore where technology entrepreneurship and impact entrepreneurship align and where they diverge and will learn proven techniques for identifying the opportunity, assessing the opportunity, hypothesis testing, and creating a prototype. The learners will also learn how to scale their new business through Licensing, Franchising & Microfranchising. 

After completion of the course, the learners will be able:

1. Identify a business opportunity

2. Evaluate an idea

3. Assess the market

4. Validate and prototype their idea    

5. Strategies to scale the business

  1. The Business Model Canvas & The Lean Canvas
    • Osterwalder, A. & Pigneur, Y. 2010, Business Model Generation, Wiley
    • Johnson, M. W., Christensen, C. M., & Kagermann, H. 2008. Reinventing Your Business Model. Harvard Business Review, 86(12): 50-59.
  2. Entrepreneurial Growth through Licensing, Franchising & Microfranchising
  3. Screening Venture Opportunities
For learners with entrepreneurial intentions to work with leading educators, researchers, inventors, and business leaders around the world.

Standard Course Fee: S$1926.00

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes
Cat-A SSG Funded CoursesS$577.80
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) S$217.80
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)S$217.80
  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information. 
Read more about funding
CET900 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 2
CET901 Entrepreneurial Marketing2
CET902 Venture Capital Financing for Start-ups 2
CET903 Business Operations for Start-ups2
CET905 Business Innovations through New Technologies2
CET906 Entrepreneurial Business Development1
CET907 Fundraising and Exit Strategies for Start-ups1
CET908 Growth Strategies for New Ventures1
CET909 Technology Disruption and opportunities1

Listed courses are:

  • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Technopreneurship and Innovation (total 9AUs), FlexiMasters in Technopreneurship and Innovation (total 15AUs), 
  • SkillsFuture Credit approved