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Starting a Business - Essentials of Business Plans - Lean Entrepreneurship - Establishing Business Credibility
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

This course is a great summary of information and thoughts for those wanting to start a business, but who need a little help with knowing how to begin, and what to consider along the way. This course covers all the basics of business plans and what it takes to get started, and get ready to seek financing from a bank. This course also gives you the latest thinking in Lean Entrepreneurship!

  • This course includes 6 lectures and course notes
  • This course includes 6 short quiz's.

What are the requirements?

  • They need to have a desire to learn and grow their business.
  • Students will have a business or an idea of a business they want to create.
  • Students will need to know what they want to achieve with their business.
  • Students will need to know what they want to achieve with their business.
  • Have a desire to be your own boss and beat the competition help drive an entrepreneur to succeed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have the tools and information to understand whether starting a business is right for them.
  • Understand the basic requirements and sections of a business plan.
  • Understand the cycle of learning by doing that is within the Lean Entrepreneurship framework.
  • Understand the importance of developing business credibility.
  • Understand how to read and therefore improve their business credit report.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course will only take a short amount of time that will change a student’s future.
  • Business owners, partners, employees, contractors & affiliates should take this course if they want to make a sustainable and successful business.
  • Those who want to own your own business, call all the shots, and being your own boss.
  • Entrepreneur or business owners who are trying to make or create a successful business.
  • Business owner who want their business to succeed.
  • Anyone who owns an existing business or is starting a new business adventure need to take this course.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Ready, Set, Let's make a Business!

Students will be able to determine if the income projected will provide enough stability, and give you the opportunity to meet your financial goals. Entrepreneur- A person who creates a business from a need or personal expertise.

Are You An Entrepreneur?
2 questions
Starting a Business
Starting A Business
2 questions

Students will be able to develop a business plan. The purpose of a business plan is to serve as a map and a vision for the future.

  • A business plan includes key components that give specific information about your goals, company, financing and other important information.
  • A business plan can help you attract investors.
Essentials of a Business Plan
3 questions

An business owner will have a very clear idea of the business they are trying to start. They should be able to articulate the entire business model with clarity in just a couple minutes, in their Elevator Pitch. Have a clear hypothesis of what you believe the customer will buy?

Lean Entrepreneurship
3 questions

Students will understand how to create their own business credibility. They will also know why it is important to develop credibility in their business.

Establishing Business Credibility
2 questions

Students will understand who the main credit reporting agencies are and why it is vital to maintain good credit.

Understanding Business Credit Reporting
2 questions

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Instructor Biography

Dr. John Groesbeck, CreditGrid World of Business

I have a passion for teaching. For the past 30 years I have dedicated my life to helping others learn the tools they need to be successful. My focus as a professor and administrator has been helping entrepreneurs overcome the common hurdles they encounter that stop them from running successful companies. I've worked to develop small business development centers, curriculum, and consulting services over the years counseling over 10,000 businesses. I believe in the power of entrepreneurship and the impact it has within our communities and economy. I'm here to share these tools and learning more effectively to ensure this information is available to all.

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