Business Incorporation
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Business Incorporation

Business incorporation is critical for managing the day-to-day operations of your company. Learn how to incorporate here
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Created by Brian Dale
Last updated 1/2014
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Familiarize students with incorporation how to
  • Walk students through business formation
  • Give an overview of legal business types
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The term corporation comes from the Latin corpus, which means body. A corporation is a body--it is a legal person in the eyes of the law and is the first step in launching your dream business.

Here are key benefits students will receive by enrolling in this course;

  • How to find the perfect company type to protect your company
  • Where to find the most cost-effective incorporation tools - Tip: stay away from Legal Zoom!
  • The financial and legal advantages of incorporating your company NOW
  • Why and how to incorporate to build trust with clients and customers
  • Tax benefits of incorporating your business
  • Incorporating your business without any legal experience
  • Easy business filing tips with the I.R.S. to receive your Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Protect your most precious assets NOW by enrolling in our course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
Opening Lecture
1 Lecture 03:20

In this intro lecture, we discuss course particulars.

Preview 03:20
Incorporation Basics
6 Lectures 30:38

In this lecture, we give the basics before beginning the process of incorporating a business.

Preview 05:55

If hiring or involving a third party to incorporate a business, it is best to understand their obligations as learned here.

3rd Party Involvement

In this lecture, we give students final thoughts from this incorporation checklist.

Final Items

There are, if required, legal websites which will incorporate a business as learned in this video tutorial.

Legal Websites

Some states are friendlier than others to entrepreneurs and small business as learned in this lecture.

Out of State Incorporation

Here is an incorporation checklist for download.

Incorporation Checklist
2 pages
Practical Application
8 Lectures 27:51

Whatever state a business plans on incorporating in, the first order of business is locating your state's website as learned in this lecture.

Preview 01:49

In this lecture, we use the State of Colorado's website to teach students how to search for 'like' business names.

Intro to Search

In this video tutorial lecture, we teach students to input a company name at the State level.

Company Name

Whoever files incorporation documents, whether it be a third party or owner, must be indicated as learned here.

Caused to File

Most states require some form of supporting documentation be uploaded when incorporating as learned here.

Managed Attachments

Most states have e-payment services which allow, once all steps for incorporation are complete, immediate payment as taught in this video tutorial lecture.

Review and Payment

Once incorporation is done at the state level and regardless of company type, an EIN is required by the IRS as learned here.

EIN Numbers

Here is the Secretaries of State Directory for download.

Preview 6 pages
Closing Lecture
1 Lecture 03:48

In this lecture, we give several final thoughts.

Final Thoughts
Course Extras
7 Lectures 38:44

Here are the basics of legal business incorporation

Intro to Legal

Sole Proprietor is continued in this lecture.

Sole Proprietor

Partnerships, whether LLP or other must be carefully considered as taught in this lecture.


We continue the incorporation discussion in this lecture.

Incorporation Basics

In this video lecture, students will learn legal considerations.


After the decision on type of incorporation is made, structuring a business comes next.


NDA(s) more commonly known as Non-disclosure, are discussed in this lecture.

Non-Disclosure Agreements
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