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How to Start Your Own Business

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How to Start A Business

This specialization is a guide to creating your own business. We will cover a progression of topics necessary for successful business creation including: mindset, ideation, planning, action and strategy. Rather than just describing what to do, the focus will be on guiding you through the process of actualy doing it. The Capstone course will bring all of the tools and lessons discussed together for you to launch your business. It may not be the business of your dreams, but it will be a functional business giving you the execution capability to start something you are passionate about.

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From Michigan State University via Coursera
Hours 131
Instructors Ken Szymusiak, Forrest S. Carter, David Wheeler
Language English
Subjects Business

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Teacher Guide $44k

Cover Rep. $47k

Assistant Cover Editor $54k

Trending topics reporter $58k

Seasonal Cover Art Designer $67k

Instructor for Continuing Ed Division in Communication and PR Topics $67k

Ski Guide $73k

cover designer $73k

Cover Producer $81k

Project Guide $82k

Senior Cover Story Editor $84k

Principal Guide $158k

Courses in this Specialization

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Mar
8

Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success

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...

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Mar
22

The Search for Great Ideas: Harnessing creativity to empower innovation.

Where do great business ideas come from? We all have compelling business concepts that we've been thinking about for years. In this course we will explore how to use observational...

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Mar
22

Planning: Principled, Proposing, Proofing, and Practicing to a Success Plan

According to Steven Blank a business startup, or any new venture startup is essentially a proto-type. Thus the startup process essentially becomes a learning process to refine...

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Mar
22

Structure: Building the Frame for Business Growth

Just like when building a house the foundation for your business provides the framework for success. A business built on weak structure will struggle to succeed. We'll address...

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Mar
15

Launch Strategy: 5 Steps to Capstone Experience

This course is the last course in this specialization before its capstone experience where you, the learner will launch your business. Consider all the activities associated with...

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Apr
12

Capstone - Launch Your Own Business! (You were viewing this course)

It is a cliché, but nevertheless very true. Experience is the best teacher. It is also the best confidence builder. It is time for you to take action! The concepts and skills...

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From Michigan State University via Coursera
Hours 131
Instructors Ken Szymusiak, Forrest S. Carter, David Wheeler
Language English
Subjects Business

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Teacher Guide $44k

Cover Rep. $47k

Assistant Cover Editor $54k

Trending topics reporter $58k

Seasonal Cover Art Designer $67k

Instructor for Continuing Ed Division in Communication and PR Topics $67k

Ski Guide $73k

cover designer $73k

Cover Producer $81k

Project Guide $82k

Senior Cover Story Editor $84k

Principal Guide $158k

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