Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
In the online classroom, listen to audio lectures, view slides, even take an optional quiz to test yourself.
Then post comments in the online discussion with your fellow participants and the instructor. Your instructor logs on at least once a day to answer questions and join in on the discussion.
Readings are assigned for each day from the textbooks provided at registration.
Participate any time of day or night. The ideal is to go online 2-3 times a day since they are week-long courses, but you decide.
The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
It’s easy! It’s fun.
Internet access with Internet Explorer; Firefox Mozilla; or Safari web browser.
Audio software such as Windows Media, Real, or Flash.
This course introduces students to the challenges and opportunities of entrepreneurship. It includes sound academic theory, success stories, case studies, and exercises in critical thinking to help students develop the understanding, skills, and plans needed to start a successful new business.
Course Outcomes At the end of successfully completing the course, you will:
Create components of a viable business plan
Demonstrate management, leadership, and communication skills for running and growing a business
Demonstrate techniques for analyzing costs, preparing financial documents, and reporting requirements
Design an effective strategy for marketing, customer service, selling, and relationship building
Create a plan for researching, securing, and managing the financial aspects of the enterprise
Devise a plan for business operations that will ensure the business delivers on its promises to customers
This course in Entrepreneurship focuses on conceiving and recognizing a business opportunity and developing that opportunity into a successful venture, whether an independent company or a new division of the company you already work for. Starting a successful venture requires navigating through a number of challenges whether legal or economic considerations. Whether faced with accounting, finance, marketing, or management issues, successful entrepreneurs have the initiative and drive to take on all of these unique challenges and get their product or service to market.
A refund, less $25 cancelation fee, will be given to those who cancel 3 weeks prior to the start of a class.Cancellations made less than 3 weeks from start of class to 15 days prior to the start of class will receive refund less 25% not less than $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations made 14 days or less prior to the start of the class will be eligible for 50% refund.
No refunds will be honored after the first day of class. Should the books be returned in like-new condition and with no markings prior to the start of the second class, only the applicable cancellation fee will be assessed.