How To Create Your Own Profitable Online Courses

Design and Develop Engaging & Impactful Training Courses
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

***This course was ranked THE NUMBER 1 BEST-SELLING COURSE of 2015 in Instructional Design***

If you want to learn how to create engaging, transformational and profitable online or offline training courses of your own, look no further than the top instructional design course on Udemy by education and curriculum design expert, Sarah Cordiner.


In this course, you will be taken through the stages of designing and building your own profitable learning product - especially the 'online course', so that you can raise yourself above the crowd in your industry, earn a passive income, help more people and generate leads and sales for your business on a whole other level!

In this course, you will learn the steps to turn your knowledge, skills, experience and expertise into a profitable training course or learning product that you can use as an income stream in its own right, as a PAID lead capturing magnet for your primary products and services, and definitely as a tool for helping others grow.

You will learn how to get all of your knowledge, expertise and experience out of your head and organise it in a logical, educationally progressive and structured manner that meets the fundamental principles of adult learning, so that you are designing a course for the best student experience.

This course has been developed and delivered by a post-graduate qualified Educator with 10+ years experience in adult education and training design.

Sarah has created a 7-figure business from her training, and in this course, you will be presented with the practical step-by-step 'how-it's-done' methodologies, so that you can create your own profitable and impactful training courses too.

You will be provided with over 40 tutorial videos that will ensure your entire curriculum plan and content is placed out in a way that is engaging and meets adult learning principles and mixed learning styles - as well as earns you money from an 'edupreneurial' perspective.

This is a highly practical workshop-style course where you will actually COMPLETE your own saleable and profitable training course by the end.

You will need butchers paper (or a wall!), lots of coloured post-it notes and the will to work hard to complete your own training product.

No more procrastinating! People NEED your knowledge AND they want to pay you for it! What are you waiting for?! Let me hold your hand, put the fire under your butt and get it happening!

What are the requirements?

  • This is a hands-on and practical workshop style course that will take you through the process of building a course from scratch. You will be building your own course as you go through each chapter - so get ready to pull your sleeves up and put pen to paper!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a passive income by profitably sharing your expertise with your marketplace
  • Scale and automate your business by turning your knowledge and services into profitable learning products
  • Get your leads and prospects to pay YOU in a way that makes them THANK you for it!
  • Get paid to demonstrate your capability, knowledge and expertise to your audience
  • Design and construct a curriculum and course plan to show your expertise at it's best
  • Grow your business and increase sales through your wider products and services using the platform of education - what I call 'Edupreneurship'
  • Create a profitable learning product or program such as an online course, webinar, workshop or training course
  • Create training that is engaging, impactful and transformational so that your audience come back for more
  • Ensure a positive learning experience whilst also increasing your exposure, leads, sales and authority positioning
  • You will complete your training course step by step as you progress through this course
  • Use your completed learning product or program as an income stream in it's own right, or as a lead capturing magnet for your primary business activities

Who is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs and business owners who want to start doing business the modern way - getting PAID by your leads in a way that makes them thank you!
  • Thought leaders, entrepreneurs, speakers, experts and businesses who have a message or expertise to pass onto their audience will benefit from completing this course
  • If you want to generate leads, exposure, sales, make an impact to your audience and position yourself as an authority in your field by having your own authority training course, then this is for you
  • Anyone who wants to start getting paid for their content and expertise instead of giving it away for free all of the time
  • Anyone who wishes to grow their business
  • Anyone who wants to scale and automate their business by turning their knowledge and services into online learning products
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to design and create engaging and impactful adult training

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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Section 1: Introduction to the Course

Welcome to the course! You are now at the beginning of your journey for creating profitable

online and offline courses. To grow your business, help others and make a passive income while you’re at it.

I created an international 7-figure business that has been running for 10 years using ‘edupreneurship’

and in this course, I will share with you the essential practical skills, steps and methods you

need to follow to create your own high quality, professional online or offline training courses that

have your customers coming back for more.

1 page

Get to know your post-graduate qualified education specialist Trainer, Sarah Cordiner

Section 2: What You Need To Ask Before Choosing A Platform To Host Your Online Course
Must know's before choosing an online platform - Part 1
Must know's before choosing an online platform - Part 2
Must know's before choosing an online platform - Part 3
Section 3: Introduction To Edupreneurship

The most successful businesses today are adopting ‘edupreneurship’ over entrepreneurship,

and by doing so are tapping into a BILLION dollar industry that is doubling in size every year.

So what does it actually mean?

Why the 'Edupreneur' is the new Entrepreneur

Understanding all of the different benefits of

making the move from entrepreneur to edupreneur

and how it will effect your overall business strategy,

especially in terms of sales, marketing and



In this lecture we’ll go through an overview of all of

the different education products and programs that

you could produce and sell so that you can make

an informed decision over which ones might be the

most effective for you and your business.


The challenges and barriers that stop so many

people from becoming successful edupreneurs.


Overcome the self-doubt and procrastination.

Increase your motivation. Why you’re leaving

money on the table by not sharing what you know

with the world


Where to start and what to do to uncover your ‘thing’ if you’re struggling to choose what your

course topics should be.

Section 4: The Fundamental Principles Of Adult Learning

Why we need to know that adults learn differently

to children and how this impacts our planning,

content and delivery

Principle 1: Self-Directing
Principle 2: Relevance
Principle 3: Learn by doing
Principle 4: Experience
Principle 5: All of the senses
Principle 6: Practice
Principle 7: Personal Development
Section 5: Understanding Adult Learning Styles

In this lecture we will go over the different ways in

which adults take in your content and retain the

information your course is presenting. It will make

you aware of the different ways in which you will

need to deliver your course so that it meets all

learning preferences and appeases all of your

students senses for maximum impact.
Section 6: Making Money With Your Training Course
UPDATE: New Udemy Course Pricing

Is this your full time job, or a hobby? Do you want

serious passive income or just to share your

message with the world?

Lets take a look at what kind of earnings other

instructors are bringing home, what the potential

could be for you and what you need to do to

achieve your own course earning goals.


Understanding the process of capturing your

potential customers with your courses - especially

if your courses are just one element of what you



How should you package and bundle your learning

products and services for maximum sales? How

can you create profitable packages that meet all of

your customers needs and budgets?


Why some courses sell for $1 and some sell for

$100,000 and how you design your courses to give

the most value.Having understood the difference in content and

outcomes between high end and low end, let’s take

a look at what you could now sell your courses for

based on how you have built them.

Udemy Pricing Rules / Comparing the average Udemy Course Prices By Category
Section 7: Curriculum Planning: Plan and Prepare For Transformational Learning

The essential pre-planning, research and customer

knowledge you must gather before you start writing

your content.


How you can improve your research as well as

getting your customer to take the load off of you at

the same time. This method ensures that your

course is going to be in high demand.


The best ways to find out whether you have a

learning product that people want to buy.


How to gather information to ensure a product-to market

fit, and how to use surveys to attain

quantifiable evidence of the effectiveness of your

learning products and programs

Section 8: Curriculum Planning: Construct Your Course Framework And Structure
Pulling it all out of your head and organising it into something logical
Section 9: Curriculum Planning: How To Create Magnetic And Compelling Learning Outcomes
How to create your learning outcomes - Plus Activity
Section 10: Curriculum Planning: Getting Your Content Right
Intro: The 8 steps to planning your course content
Step 1: Personal / Personable Hook
Step 2: Solution
Step 3: Theory & statistics
Step 4: Unique / Contextualised Perspective
Step 5: Wow-Bomb-How-Bomb
Step 6: Persuasion & relevance reinforcement
Step 7: Practical implementation
Step 8: Call to action
Section 11: Making It Look Professional
Creating presentation slides
How you can create professional looking videos yourself
Section 12: BONUS: How to Market your Training Course for Maximum Sales
BONUS: How to market, promote and sell your training course
Section 13: BONUS: Teaching & Training Delivery Skills
BONUS: Training Body language, Verbal, Questioning and Presentation Skills
Section 14: BONUS: The Next Level Of Edupreneurship
BONUS: Advanced Course & a Thank You Gift
BONUS: Other Udemy Courses You Might Like From Sarah
BONUS: How To Contact Sarah

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Instructor Biography

Sarah Cordiner, Entrepreneur, Edupreneur & Qualified Educator

Sarah is an entrepreneur and qualified educator with over 10 years experience in business in 3 different countries, and is post-graduate qualified in adult education.

She is the CEO of MainTraining; Winner of the 'Influential 100 Awards 2015 & 2016'; Founder of 'The Edupreneur Awards', Finalist of the Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year 2015, Finalist of the Telstra Start Up Business of the Year 2015 among other accolades.

She is also an international best-selling author and international professional speaker in the topics of entrepreneurship, edupreneurship, education and lifelong learning and virtual reality education.

With a PGCE, a BA (Hons) Degree in Education and 10 years in business, Sarah knows a thing or two about combining business with education to create a potent elixir of growth and success for everyone involved.

BRW Young Rich List Member, Jack Delosa says: "Sarah is the absolute best in her business and I cannot recommend her highly enough"

"You will not be disappointed by Sarah's practical, implementable, 'to the point' training that combines with a vivacious, bubbly and delightful delivery style"

I've been teaching these topics for many years, but delivering them face to face restricted how many people I could help and made it very very expensive for my students when I traveled overseas to bring my lessons to them. So I have begun transforming my workshops into online courses so that I can help so many more people, without having to pass on the venue expenses to them! This makes me so happy!

I cannot wait to take you to the next chapter in your life with my passionately put together courses.

Cheering you on,

Sarah X

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