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eLearning Course: 10 Steps to Launching Your Own Business

Start your own business!

10-Steps to Venture Success is an interactive online Certificate Course for assessing your business skills, validating your business idea, compiling a plan and launching a new business. Appropriate learning levels include Adult Learners [AL], Post-Secondary [PS] and High School [HS] students.

Learning is at your own pace using step-by-step interactive exercises, customizable worksheets, sales forecasting templates, documented results and measurable outcomes. You will have the option to work with a volunteer business mentor at no additional cost, or a professional consultant via email or telephone at an additional fixed rate. Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Whether you are interested in self-employment or a more complex business model, the 10-Steps will provide you with the tools, knowledge and support networks that you'll need to start, grow and succeed. Below are the 10 specific business development topics that you will address in three-months or less.

10 Lesson Topics

  1. Self-Assessment
  2. Business Idea
  3. Market Analysis
  4. Management Skills
  5. Business Planning
  6. Forecasting
  7. Financing
  8. Support Help
  9. Venture Launch
  10. Monitor Progress

Course Options

  1. Standard Online Course: $649.00
  2. Course plus Consult via Email: $849.00
  3. Course plus Consult via Telephone: $1,149.00
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Select between no-cost volunteer mentoring, and fixed fee virtual and teleconference mentoring using the dropdown option.

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About the Course Author

Dr. William R. Osgood has been delivering entrepreneurial training for over four decades and is recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration for exceptional quality in small business education, advocacy and development. Having written over 25 business books published in multiple languages and distributed internationally, Osgood is a pioneer in entrepreneurial development. The 10-Step to Venture Launch is the first of its kind to combine on-line learning, virtual mentoring and real-world support network building to drive small business creation and growth.

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