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The 5 Steps To Accelerate Your New Business or Start Up

From zero to hero, all you need to know to quickly grow a profitable business
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Created by Alan Coote
Last updated 1/2016
English
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Accelerate your business idea into a viable business
You'll learn how to quickly identify the right customers
You'll learn how to create amazing and unique product and services
You'll learn the secrets only the top serial entrepreneurs know
No previous business experience is necessary
Everything is simple to understand and easy to implement
This course will significantly save you time to get a viable business up and running
This course has potential to significantly save you money
There's no fluff or extra stuff you don't need
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Requirements
  • All you need is a basic idea for your business.
  • The idea does not have to be novel or unique because I'll show you how to create this in the course.
  • No prior business experience is required.
Description

I'll show you how to accelerate your business idea into a stunning success.

The size of you start up doesn’t matter. I’ve taught this system to individual founders, right up to multi-national companies.

After this course you’ll be able to use the easy to implement strategies to create highly valued products and services which customers want to buy.

You'll also learn how to accelerate your business by focusing on just a few key areas.

I've made the 5 steps easy to understand and implement so anyone can follow and use these techniques.

This course has been used by thousands of start ups around the world.

I’ve broken this course down into 5 simple steps and have also included 3 BONUS sections.

Also included are document templates for you to download and use.

These will give your new venture added acceleration.

Here's What Others Have Said:

Vannda North, Author of Mind Chi - 'Thanks so much. Loved the videos. A super presentation and great follow up!'

Stephen Brock, Founder of Spotcheckers - 'This is very refreshing. Not the normal thing you hear at all.'

Jane Dean, PR Consultant - 'I love it. The videos are excellent. Thank you.'


Who is the target audience?
  • This business accelerator course is for startups, entrepreneurs and business owners
  • If you're responsible for a new business or launching a new product
  • If you want to start your own business
  • If you want to break out of employment and start a new business
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 38 Lectures Collapse All 38 Lectures 01:34:48
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Introduction
4 Lectures 06:57

In this module you will learn the 5 Key Elements for implementing Lean Start-up in your new business or project.

We outline What Lean Start-up is, who will benefit and why new businesses and project managers working in bigger companies need to use Lean Start-up.

The 5 Main Parts of Lean Start-up are;

  • Introduction
  • The Lean Canvas
  • Minimal Viable Product
  • The Adoption Curve
  • Evo’
  • Metrics

Summary – 1’21”

BONUS Material – In addition to the 5 Key Modules we have 3 supplementary modules on;

  • Implementing Evo’
  • Turning Your Lean Canvas into A Business Plan
  • Using The Kano Model
Preview 00:24



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How To Create a One Page Model of Your Business
5 Lectures 11:39


The Lean Canvas
08:48

Complete Your First Lean Canvas
00:56

Compare Your Initial Business Idea With The Lean Canvas
00:28
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How To Create an Exceptional Product & Test Your Business
4 Lectures 09:01
Learning Objectives
00:37

The Minimal Viable Product
06:07

The MVP's Secret Ingredients
01:39

Summary of Section
00:38
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Identifying Your Customers Now and In The Future
4 Lectures 10:17
Learning Objectives
01:18

The Adoption Curve
05:55

Customer Persona
02:09

Summary of Section
00:55
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Speeding Up The Evolution of Your Business
4 Lectures 08:51

Evo’ Part 1
05:18

Exercise – Prioritising Tasks
01:50

Summary of Section
00:27
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What to Measure In Your Business and How
4 Lectures 05:53

Metrics
03:00

Exercise – What Are Your Metrics?
01:59

Summary of Section
00:30
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So Far So Good, What Next?
2 Lectures 01:50
5 Step Summary
01:00

Feedback
00:50
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Bonus – Building Products and Services People Want To Buy
4 Lectures 12:58
Learning Objectives
00:46

The Kano Model: Video
10:20

Exercise - Using The Kano Model
01:13

Summary of Section
00:39
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Bonus – Speeding Up Your Business’s Evolution
3 Lectures 08:19
Learning Objectives
00:24

EVO’ Part 2: Video
06:16

Each team member involved in developing the solution must complete a Time Box Form. This enables the manager to oversee the tasks and overall goals.

A Time Box typically lasts 10 days and on the form each day is given a number 1 - 10. It is logical to start a Time Box on a Monday (day 1) and finish on Friday the following week (day 10).

Working through the tasks in priority order (Musts, Shoulds, Coulds, Wonts), agree a list of tasks between the team members. The tasks should be allocated so that no one person has a disproportionate number of high priority tasks. It’s important that the number and scale of the Musts can feasibly be completed within the Time Box. A number, but not necessarily all, of the Shoulds will also be completed. If time allows teams members can also carry out Coulds.

At the end of a Time Box the changes made to the product, service or business process must provide an incremental improvement and must not reduce their functionality. This allows all stakeholders (managers, investors and customers) to see demonstrable benefits.

Any number of Time Boxes can be used in sequence to form an Epoch, and many Epochs can be chained together to form a perpetual process.

Break points which coincide with Epochs can be a useful management tool to assess the activities against wider objectives.

Exercise - Using The Time Box Form
01:39
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Bonus - The Lean Business Plan
4 Lectures 07:03
Learning Objectives
00:29

Turning Your Lean Canvas Into A Business Plan: Video
05:43

A Sample Business Plan
10 pages

Summary of Section
00:51
About the Instructor
4.7 Average rating
7 Reviews
2,509 Students
1 Course
Entrepreneur, Radio & TV Broadcaster and Trainer

I’m a business owner, entrepreneur and Executive Producer of Let's Talk Business the UK's biggest national business radio programme. I help entrepreneurs and new business owners build high growth businesses with the minimum risk and in the quickest possible time.

I've worked with many world leading companies in strategy, communication and technology as well as with numerous small start-ups. I’ve developed and used what is now collectively called Lean Start-Up for over 25 years and I’m the author of Evo’ which is a vital part of the business start-up process.

As a business broadcaster and trainer I've met and helped thousands of business owners and entrepreneurs just like you.

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