Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs: Time Management for Startups

Learn how to execute that great business idea and stay focused using this interactive and proven system.
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

This course introduces a proven system used by venture accelerator programs and high- growth businesses to manage and execute goals. Templates of the various documents are included. The lessons will walk you through how to create your own long-term and short-term goals using these templates to engage in business discovery. You'll receive feedback from the instructor initially and if you choose from other entrepreneurs. Part of this course is the option to continue, at no additional cost, in problem-solving groups comprised of other start-up founders that are utilizing the same system.

What are the requirements?

  • A business idea that you are willing to spend time on
  • Word processing and presentation programs
  • Willingness to learn from others

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the importance of goal setting to making progress on your start-up
  • Learn to use lightweight tools that assist you in managing your time, attention, and efforts
  • Create an adaptable plan for executing weekly, monthly, quarterly goals
  • Organize and/or participate in a problem-solving work group

Who is the target audience?

  • Those who benefit most from this course are people who are coachable
  • Designed for those who want to start a company but are not sure where to start or what to focus on
  • New start-ups, existing start-ups, existing businesses looking to grow
  • Single founders or teams

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Section 1: Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs: Time Management for Startups
Lecture 1 Introduction
Goal Setting Theory: Why it works
Time Management: What it will do for you
Weekly Goals: What you must be willing to do
What's Next: Monthly Reviews

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Instructor Biography

Howard Haines, Start-up Researcher & Entrepreneur

Howard has an MBA from Brigham Young University and over 15 years of experience in solving problems and developing talent in Fortune 500 companies. However, his real love is helping others find and achieve their passions through entrepreneurship. Besides his own companies, he has also acted as a personal mentor and adviser for over 30 start-ups. He helped to create a peer mentor-based accelerator program for start-ups in any industry. He has conduct several workshops for accelerators and entrepreneur communities including building the curriculum for an immersion business model boot camp. The lessons learned while creating and growing those various programs are part of the interactive Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs course.

Howard is currently engaged in PhD research focused on demystifying the start-up process and how entrepreneurship can best be taught to anyone that wants to learn. His most recent published research used expertise from over 70 successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and focused on how entrepreneurs overcome self-doubt to keep going.

Howard also currently volunteers as the Executive Director for Startup Utah. He believes that the world's social ills and problems can best be solved when people are able to leverage their talents and passions. Entrepreneurship is the discovery, application, and execution of business models that solve problems. Howard is excited to help you learn to discover your business.

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