Disruption is the word of the decade! Obsession runs high with how to disrupt an industry as we are starting to recognize that disrupterslike Uber, AirBnB, Amazon and Netflix get paid the big bucks. But how do these companies experiencing explosive growth make it happen? How are some companies erupting to millions and billions in a matter of a few years when the vast majority of all small businesses never make it past the $1MM annual revenue mark?
This completely online and self-paced one-module course utilizes Inc. Magazine's prize-winning editorial content to introduce basic concepts of finance, including startup financing; pricing; cash flow; and financial ratios. The focus is on providing practical, hands-on advice
Having an entrepreneurial spirit and a good idea is a great foundation to starting your own business. But you may need a bit more to succeed. This course explores the different aspects of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews issues and activities involved in starting a new business, including the decisions that must be made before an enterprise can be launched and established.
This course explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur--how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance.
This course reviews the strategic issues that an entrepreneur faces while starting a new venture or business, and highlights the questions about market acceptance that must be answered during every stage of the entrepreneurial process.