You have knowledge and skills gained over many years. It could be from working in a major corporation (or) small business, moon-lighting, social work, doing part-time work. You feel it is the right time to be on your own. That means having your own company as self-employed and probably hire some one to work in your company part-time or full-time. This course is about making money by marketing and selling your skill sets. This is not about making products and selling inventory. Some examples in the consulting world are software consultant (in writing code, functional or technical consulting in enterprise applications, business tools, apps), project manager, consulting in tax, accounting, real-estate, specialized skills in medical field, counseling, independent marketing agent, etc. The course will guide the steps needed to start your own company and managing it. The course covers doing consulting business in California but there are many common subjects to do your business anywhere in United States. Disclaimer: This course does not replace legal, tax and accounting advice as needed from time to time.