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Become a Small Business Owner

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Start your own business and get it right the first time. Learn everything you need to become a small business owner, from understanding the responsibilities of entrepreneurship to figuring out the legal, financial, and operational aspects of your future business.

  • Learn what it takes to start a business alone or with family and friends.
  • Build your business model and develop your business plan.
  • Establish your business as a legitimate legal entity.

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Hours 15
Instructors Guy Kawasaki, Whitney Johnson, Dave Crenshaw, Eddie Davila, Mike Figliuolo, Dana Robinson, Rudolph Rosenberg, Jim Stice, Jim Stice, Earl Kay Stice, Bob McGannon
Language English
Subjects Business Personal Development
Careers

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

Small Business Underwriter 1 $45k

Small Business Trainer $48k

Small Business Specialist 4 $52k

Small Business Administrator $53k

Small Business $57k

Small Business Office $62k

Small Business Advisor 2 $64k

Small Business Marketing $84k

Small Business Channel Development, Ceridian Small Business $119k

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Guy Kawasaki on Entrepreneurship

In this interview-style course, author, entrepreneur, evangelist, and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki discusses a variety of topics centered on entrepreneurship. He shows how to...

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Entrepreneurship Foundations

Have you always wanted to run your own business but not known where to start? Or perhaps you've already begun and need a healthy dose of inspiration? In this course, Wall Street...

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Entrepreneurship: Finding and Testing Your Business Idea

The prospect of starting your own business from scratch can feel at once exhilarating and overwhelming. Before you launch a new business, it's critical that you validate and test...

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Business Foundations

Learn the foundational concepts underlying all businesses, small to large. ASU professor Eddie Davila covers all the basics, explaining concepts such as business goals,...

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Creating a Business Plan (You were viewing this course)

Looking to build a business or expand one you're already running? You'll need to build a business plan before you do. Experienced entrepreneur and consultant Mike Figliuolo walks...

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Setting Up Your Small Business as a Legal Entity

So you've decided you want to set up your own small business; you're probably wondering: Should I incorporate? If so, how do I file? And what are the costs for forming a corporate...

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Entrepreneurship: Raising Startup Capital

Entrepreneurs need capital to achieve their business goals and meet significant milestones, whether they're launching a new product, acquiring key customers, or reaching a revenue...

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Finance Essentials for Small Business

Manage your small business successfully with these finance essentials from accounting professors Jim and Kay Stice. They explain the five reasons so many small businesses fail and...

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Starting a Business with Family and Friends

What do Tata Group, Walmart, Samsung, and Porsche have in common? These companies are all examples of a successful family business. With the right idea and a good business plan,...

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Finance Foundations: Income Taxes

Accounting and finance professors Jim and Kay Stice will make filing this year's taxes a bit easier for you by explaining basic taxation concepts and terminology. In this course,...

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Balancing Work and Life

Learn how to have it all and enjoy it all by balancing your life and work. In this talk, author and business coach Dave Crenshaw explores smart strategies to make work a focus at...

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Hours 15
Instructors Guy Kawasaki, Whitney Johnson, Dave Crenshaw, Eddie Davila, Mike Figliuolo, Dana Robinson, Rudolph Rosenberg, Jim Stice, Jim Stice, Earl Kay Stice, Bob McGannon
Language English
Subjects Business Personal Development
Careers

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

Small Business Underwriter 1 $45k

Small Business Trainer $48k

Small Business Specialist 4 $52k

Small Business Administrator $53k

Small Business $57k

Small Business Office $62k

Small Business Advisor 2 $64k

Small Business Marketing $84k

Small Business Channel Development, Ceridian Small Business $119k