Transform Your Idea Into a Profitable Business: Part 1

Create the building blocks of your business model, avoid common mistakes, create products that sell profitably
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Want to start the business of your dreams?

  • Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to start?
  • Overwhelmed by the choices you have to make?
  • Worried that your business idea may not make any money?
  • Recovering from a bad business start-up experience and wanting to get it right this time?
  • Struggling to get your product to market?
  • Scared that someone else will steal your great business idea?
  • Wondering whether to go it alone, but nervous about trusting a business partner?
Who Is This Course For?
  • Anyone, at any age with any background, who wants to fulfill their dream of starting their own business and wants to get it right first time
  • Existing entrepreneurs who have struggled and want to make a fresh start
Course Objectives

This 3-Part Course will help you to learn how to:

  • Create a sustainable profitable business
  • Develop a business idea and get it right first time
  • Pick yourself up from a past business failure and re-start successfully
  • Create a road-map for your business launch and to help you do the right things in the right order
Overall Course Outline

Part 1: How to Create the Building Blocks of Your Business

Part 2: How to Promote and Protect Your Business Idea

Part 3: How to Create and Build Successful Business Partnerships

SIGN UP TODAY TO PART 1 - How to Create the Building Blocks of Your Business

What are the requirements?

  • No previous business experience is necessary
  • Students need to commit the time and mental effort required to build a long-term future for their business
  • Students should be prepared to follow through with the advice in the lectures - shortcuts won't work!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify whether your business idea is viable (and produce an objective analysis of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats)
  • Identify your entrepreneurial ‘sweet-spot’ to ensure that your business idea fulfils your passion, purpose and profitability goals
  • Work out how well-prepared you are to start your business
  • Create a road map for your business idea using a Business Model template
  • See the big picture of your business clearly before you go into daily operations
  • Predict and prevent the usual obstacles that lead to business failure
  • Create a product prototype to take to market
  • Launch your products with the confidence that they are likely to sell

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone, at any age with any background, who wants to fulfil their dream of starting their own business and wants to get it right first time
  • Existing entrepreneurs who think they have made mistakes in their business decisions and want to make a fresh start
  • This course is ONLY for people who are SERIOUS about launching a successful business - NOT for those wanting to make money overnight with little effort!

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.


Section 1: Course Overview
Course Introduction
Section 2: Start Creating The Building Blocks Of Your Business
8 Reasons Why Start-Ups Fail
How To Find Your 'Entrepreneurial Sweet-Spot'
5 Big Questions: You Must Be Able to Answer These Before You Get Started
Vision, Mission, Strategy: Because ALL Businesses Need a 'Big Picture'
How to Build a Business Model: The Quick Way to Find Out Your Business Potential
What Are Your Margins?: Find Out How to Ensure You Can Make Money
Product Prototyping: Test Out Your Idea Before You Jump Into Major Production
Course Summary
Section 3: Program Resources
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Use this template to test your own business idea and assumptions.

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Articles of great examples of entrepreneurs who changed their thinking to transform their business ideas.


Weblinks to great articles about entrepreneurs who broke through the obstacles of business finance.

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Instructor Biography

Christine Baker, Udemy instructor for entrepreneurs

Business psychologist, mentor, serial entrepreneur and author, Christine has helped business owners for over 20 years to change their thinking to transform their business and their quality of life.

She is the co-Founder and co-Partner in DEW (Developing Entrepreneurial Winners) Ltd, which helps entrepreneurs throughout the world to grow a 'bigger mind' and thicker skin to achieve business success. DEW works with start-ups and also existing small businesses looking to scale up their operations.

In addition to helping entrepreneurs through the Udemy platform, Christine also runs workshops and coaching sessions in partnership with leading business schools in the UK.

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