How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

Make money without having to quit your day job! A step by step guide to small business creation.
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Start making extra money by starting a business while working your regular day job. Sometimes we are just sitting on an idea, don’t know where to start, or may not believe we have the time for it; which is why I created this course. This course is designed to teach you the essential steps that are required to start a business.

Learn to build a business with this comprehensive beginners guide

  • Learn to identify market opportunities
  • Collect accurate and effective research
  • Use a 30 second pitch to speak confidently about your business
  • Design a Minimum Viable Product (prototype)
  • Evaluate your life and skills
  • Determine your risk tolerance
  • Find a mentor
  • Design a sales strategy
  • And much more…

The time to start a business is now!

Never before has starting a business been easier. Previously starting a business was a capital intensive process that only a select few could ever dream of doing. However since the advent of the internet and the popularization of startups, starting a business is becoming more commonplace.

In today's world there are more resources for you to rely on, more money going to small business growth, and more community support. Therefore it is time to take advantage of the favorable business creation climate to earn yourself some extra money.

Course Overview

This course’s 27 Lectures are split into 3 distinct sections. We start off learning about how to sculpt your ideas into a real business. Learn to identify market opportunity and see who actually wants what you are offering. It is important that you learn how to ask for good feedback and be able to interpret the data well once you receive it. While we figure out who wants it, we also learn to evaluate our competition ensure that we not only create a business but a competitive one.

We then move into a self evaluation. Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs preach the benefits of knowing about yourself to better run your business. Therefore, you will be able to identify your skills and risk tolerance. Starting a business is a great opportunity, but you have to be able to recognize how much money, time, or other resources you can risk.

Finally we move into the final phase of the course where you will learn how to take your MVP (prototype) and turn it into a fully functioning legal business. You will see how to ask for mentor to help you through this phase with 2 example emails. Furthermore, you will get a broad overview of how to design a sales plan and pick a business entity.

There is no time like the present to get started. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

What are the requirements?

  • English

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Start a business
  • Discover customers
  • Make a prototype (MVP)
  • Much more...

What is the target audience?

  • Full-time employees
  • Part-time employees
  • Students
  • People looking to make an extra bit of income
  • People looking to transition to a new field

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:28

Welcome! Here is a quick run down of how the course works before we get started.

03:52

Learn about the importance of maintaining your income and current commitments when starting a business.

01:20

If you don't check these two things before you start a business, you may find yourself in hot water later.

Section 2: Sculpt Your Idea
08:29

You will be able to identify problems and possible solutions that you will be able to turn into a business.

18:10

Asking good questions sounds trivial, but it is one of the most important skills any business owner can have.

17:31

By the end of this lecture you will learn how to ask unbiased questions and the basics of structuring a good survey,

05:59

30 seconds is all you have to explain your business when you meet them. Therefore, it is up to you to make the most of them.

05:39

Understanding your customer is key to designing a successful business and product.

14:06

knowing your competitive landscape is key to evaluating how your business will fair once launched.

05:47

Take that idea out of your head and turn it into your minimum viable product at the lowest cost possible. 

Note: I may say most viable product in the lecture, however the proper name is the minimum viable product.

03:32

How to get the feedback that you need and evaluate the feedback that you have received.

02:36

This is an on going process, therefore you should be open to change and working your idea until it is a fully functioning business.

Section 3: You As An Entrepreneur
01:28

It is important to understand that every great entrepreneur has to understand him or herself in order to utilize their skills to the maximum.

08:02

Find out what you are good at, what you are bad at, and what you should focus on.

07:16

Time is one of those things that is limited to 24 hours a day for all of use, so learn how to make the best of those hours.

03:49

Evaluate how much risk you can take on when starting a business.

03:55

Learn how to identify people who can help you run your business.

01:08

Does the solution fit in with your life style, time commitments, and risk tolerance?

Section 4: From MVP to Business
09:05

Learn how to find a mentor to help guide you to success.

Sample Approach To Asking For Mentorship
Article
Sample Follow Up Email
Article
04:16

Find out how to take your business to the next level.

13:31

You don't have a business unless you have sales, therefore learn to create a good sales strategy before you get started.

10:02

Now that we have a sales strategy, we have to be legal before we can collect revenue.

Section 5: Moving Forward
02:37

What to do after the course ends and how to manage your business into the future.

00:54

Thanks for taking my course and I look forward to working with you again in the future.

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Instructor Biography

Andrew Abraham, Event Planner and Startup Manager

Andrew has always had a passion for education. He has been teaching since he was 14 years old in one way or another. Be it traditional Shotokan karate to jazz guitar, he has always loved seeing his students succeed. By the time he was finishing high school his own personal thirst for education was becoming so ravenous that he dedicated a full summers to teach himself the basics of android app development and investing. He believes that there is never room for a dull moment in today's world, given the immediate access to online education.

Upon, entering college he fell face first into event planning after volunteering to become part of the universities 3 man race directing team. Little did he know that he was about to host a 2 day conference championships in a remote location, with no cell phone service, and treacherous road conditions. Despite the craziness that ensued over the next 3 months, it was the start of a turning point as he realized the fun that comes along with event management. He quickly started to re-evaluate his life goals and eventually switched majors from finance to marketing in order to be better equipped as an event planner and entrepreneur. Flashing forward, Andrew has coordinated many events and gatherings, made lots of mistakes, had a lot of victories, and is currently preparing the launch of his company. He has accumulated a lot of insights and is looking forward to sharing those with you!

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