Databases & Entrepreneurs (Medium, Small & Home Businesses)

How Entrepreneurs can benefit from Information Management & Databases to Increase Focus on Business Critical Tasks
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  • Contents Video: 6.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This course is directed at Entrepreneurs - those who own or will have Medium, Small or Home Businesses!

The aim of the course is to show you the Importance of Managing your Business Information the Right Way!

The Right Way is basically to show you How You Can and Should turn it into Profitable Information - how to make it evolve from Simple Data to Customer and Business Intelligence which you can use to Gain New Business Opportunities!

Throughout the course you'll get to understand the Basics of Managing Business Information - starting at the bottom with spreadsheets and going up all the way up to more evolved Information Systems like CRM and ERP's!

You'll also get to know how to acquire them easily!

In the end you'll not only understand how Information Management is important, but you'll also know how to Use It and Reap It's Benefits, namely in terms of Business Management, Customer Engagement and Extra Sales!

Hope You Enjoy The Course - See You Inside

What are the requirements?

  • Willingness to Learn
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic Spreadsheet usage experience
  • Optional (Microsoft Access) if you want to get hands on with the tutorials

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the Importance of Information & Data Management in Business
  • Build your own Business Critical Database
  • Use Information Systems to Manage Your Business & Resources
  • Know How to Acquire Your Business Critical Information System
  • "Bring Intelligence" Into Your Business Venture
  • Discover New Business Opportunities from Your Own Current Business Data
  • Streamline Your Business - Improve Customer Engagement - Earn Extra Sales

What is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs or Soon to be Entrepreneurs
  • People who own Medium, Small or Home Businesses
  • Entrepreneurs Who Believe Information Brings Added Value to Their Business
  • People who want a Business Critical Database tailored to their needs
  • Anyone who wants to have at least a basic knowledge about business information management and databases

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Just Before Starting ...
05:19

A small intro to both the instructor and the course contents.

Course Intro
Preview
02:57
The Challenges ...
Preview
03:50
About Us ...
Preview
00:30
Section 2: Entrepreneurs & Information Management
What You Know & What You'll Learn Next
02:29
How Entrepreneurs Manage Data & Information
03:18
Tearing Down The Misconceptions
03:12
The Entrepreneurial Decision Making Process
06:08
Stepping Up Your Business Information Management Skills
01:42
What to Expect from Information Systems & Databases
02:46
Putting the "Critical" Into Your Business Information
02:32
Decisions, decisions ...
1 question
Section 3: A Database? What's That?
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:06
What Are Databases
02:50
Enough With Definitions - Why Do I Need Databases or Info Systems At All
04:24
Section 4: Databases vs Spreadsheets
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:09
Databases & Spreadsheets Similarities
02:10
Databases Pros
02:40
Spreadsheets Pros
02:14
So Which is The Best Tool
03:02
What should you use your Databases or Information Systems to ...
1 question
Section 5: Planning & Designing Your Business Database or Information System
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:34
The Basics of Business Database Design
08:47
From Workflows Into Database Schemes - Examples
01:32
Drawing The Scheme Of Your New Business Database
06:58
Designing The Database Step by Step - The Business Workflow
07:00
Identifying Which Elements Can Be Turned Into Information Tables
03:57
Transform Business Information Flows Into Relationships
04:38
The Business Database Scheme ...
1 question
Section 6: Hello, I'm Entrepreneur and You Are? Getting to Know The Database
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:05
Getting to Know The Database
02:41
Introduction To The Database
02:58
Presenting The Database User Interface
03:21
The Database Objects in Detail
02:02
Queries
02:33
Forms
02:12
Reports
01:55
Section 7: Some Technical But Important Stuff About Databases
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:36
Relationships
04:37
Relationships at Use
03:19
Normalization
05:17
Object Naming Conventions
02:36
Why Should You Use Them
03:28
Section 8: Time to Get Your Hands Dirty - Creating The Database
What You Know & What You'll Learn
02:45
Where to Start
03:54
Creating The Tables
09:48
Advanced Table Editing
03:34
Relationship Concepts
03:12
Establishing Relationships
06:45
Jump Start Your Database
04:32
Building Simple Queries
10:57
Multi-Table Queries
09:32
Action Queries
06:36
Section 9: Inputting & Outputting Information
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:14
Introduction to Forms
04:19
Building Forms
11:38
Introduction to Reports
02:27
Building Reports
08:39
Advanced Reporting
04:57
Special Reports - Pivot Charts
03:48
Importing & Exporting Information
06:08
Section 10: An Apple a Day Keeps The Doctor Away
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:13
Nursing Your Database
12:29
Repairing & Backing Up
06:37
One More Thing - Splitting The Database
08:15
Section 11: How to Bring Intelligence Into Your Business
What You Know & What You'll Learn
01:41
How to Bring Intelligence Into Your Business
04:09
Ready Made or Tailor Made Solutions
05:43
Section 12: Acquiring a Ready Made Business Solution
From The Previous Section ...
01:53
Ready Made Solutions Pros & Cons
05:23
Detailing The Stages Of Acquisition
03:01
Communicating Your Needs
03:01
Details About Evaluating The Solution
05:12
Negotiate Costs, Implementation, Training - Everything
01:57
What to Expect After Signing The Deal
05:32
Examples of Ready Made Solutions
06:47
Real Case Studies
03:28
BONUS: Solution Evaluation Matrix Sheet
11:45
Evaluating ...
1 question
Section 13: Acquiring a Tailor Made Business Solution
From The Previous Sections ...
01:52
Tailor Made Solutions Pros & Cons
04:22
Detailing The Stages of Development
02:30
The MoSCoW Method
04:31
Selecting The Partner - Developer
01:48
Evaluating The Partner Quality & Experience
04:15
What to Expect After Signing The Deal
05:35
Real Case Studies
06:46

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Instructor Biography

Microvio Online Training, Online Trainers Specialised on Marketing and Management

Our Experience & Expertise is based on Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Training - the professional background of our instructors has taken us through the automotive, financing,banking, accounting, realty and information systems sectors - in the projects we've been a part of we've gained significant experience & expertise on Marketing, CRM & Loyalty, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Product Development & Management, Communication, Incentives & Commercial Activation as well as Training - for more details please check the LinkedIn Profiles of our Instructors.

Instructor Biography

Marketer, Entrepreneur & Instructor - with a professional background that has taken me through the automotive, financing,banking, accounting, realty and information systems sectors - in the projects I've been a part of I've gained significant experience & expertise on Marketing, CRM & Loyalty, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Product Development & Management, Communication, Incentives & Commercial Activation as well as training - for more details please check my LinkedIn Profile.

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