This course is the first in a series on starting a business. Though new venture creation is the focus of the specialization, this course is important for everyone.To create a successful business it is not only about what you do (technical execution), it is also about how you think. This course provides learners with insights to re-frame their thinking in order to maximize their chances for success.
So what can a learner expect to gain from this course? At the end of this course a learner:
Why enroll in this program?
Acquire the skills and knowledge to start your own business enterprise. Our experienced teachers will guide you through all the steps required to develop a business plan and teach you about your rights and responsibilities in the business milieu. You will also learn to foster the professional attitude necessary to be an effective planner and communicator in various business endeavors.
|To determine their suitability for their business proposal and the training process||30||2|
|To research and process information||30||2|
|To prepare a business plan outline||30||2|
|To determine market analysis, marketing and sales strategies||105||7|
|To determine the human, material and physical resources needed to start and run a business||60||4|
|To organize and process the information needed to secure business financing||75||5|