Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another.  Everyone wants to be their own boss.  Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.
At the end of this course, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage your new business.

CEUs/ILUs: 1.6
Length (in hours): 16
Price in USD $195.00
Price in CAD $265.00

One Month Course


Unit 1

  • What is an Entrepreneur? 
  • Checklist For Going Into Business
  • Are You A Potential Entrepreneur?
  • Success, Self-Esteem and Goals
  • Brainstorming Business Ideas

Unit 2

  • As You Start Your Business
  • Selecting A Legal Structure
  • Licensing And Registrations
  • Planning Your Business

Unit 3

  • Using Technology
  • The Essential Eleven Computer Skills
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Internet Opportunities

Unit 4

  • Managing Your Business
  • Financial Statements
  • Record Keeping And Taxes
  • Grants And Government Programs

Hear from our past students

Very helpful to learn a little about all areas of business. Now I know what I need to learn more about and areas that I feel confident in my skills. Thank you.
- Aimee Meyer
Conrad is a very insightful and knowledgeable instructor. I am prepared to move forward in my business with the tools he provided.
- Claudia Beaver

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Next start date

Sep 3 – 28