What makes a good business idea great?

How do we turn good ideas into great ideas and build a business. These simple steps and tools will help you do just that
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Discover ways to generate good ideas from observing people and communities. Then sift these ideas into good ideas and polish them into great ideas and potential businesses.

We will walk you through a number of steps and tools that will assist you in creating those essential business ideas for your future.

What are the requirements?

  • basic business skills
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship

What am I going to get from this course?

  • know how to brain storm new business ideas
  • understand what a great idea is composed of
  • understand how to use and apply the Opportunity Filter
  • Understand how to use and apply the Feasibility Assessment

Who is the target audience?

  • entrepreneurs
  • business owners
  • students

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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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to What makes a good business idea great. I trust that this course will help you cement your ideas into some solid business plans for the future.

Section 2: Origin of Good Ideas

Where do ideas come from?

How do you convert simple thoughts into solid ideas?

It all starts right here.


Turning every day thoughts and ideas into business ideas. What needs to be done in your life to get into the habit of creative thoughts?

Section 3: Idea Validation

Any idea has to do the following: Solve a problem, add value, offer convenince and create some sort of experience.


The first rule of Entrepreneurship is: Niche thyself. This applies to your ideas as well. Look at the niche model and help format your idea into something sustainable.


Convergence is a short lived season when Opportunity, innovation, market readiness and skill intersect to create a product. Are you prepared for these seasons?

Section 4: Idea Assessment

Scoring your idea using the opportunity filter is a simple way to gain the 'Plausible' box ticked for your idea. Discover here how it works.

Opportunity Tool
3 pages

The feasibility assessment gives you a simple yet profound tool to score your business idea against some of the issues you will be facing when developing a business. This tool gives you a snap shot assessment on how well prepared you are to go forward into business.

Feasibility Assessment
9 pages
Section 5: Conclusion

Congratulations on completing this course. Please feel free to give us some feedback and rate this experience.

We would love to hear back from you on how your ideas have grown using this course and tools.

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Instructor Biography

Bruce Wade, Coach and Owner at the Entrepreneur Incubator

I am a well-balanced leader with good problem solving and management skills. I am passionate about human behaviour and development and love interacting with people at all levels of industry. My career has covered a huge range of job functions and experience that has developed both my character and expertise.

I currently own a business involved in coaching and mentoring small business owners and entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneur Incubator and Academy has been functioning since 2005 in various forms assisting both local and national clients

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