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Skillsology 'Start Your Own Business' Bundle

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Access
1 year
Content
12 hours
Lessons
24

Start Your Own Business

Go from Employee to Employer with This 12-Hour Course

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Complete the course in about 12 hours w/ engaging text, videos tutorials, practical exercises & templates
  • Understand the foundations of creating a business
  • Study financial strategizing, funding & setting up your books
  • Explore options for technology, legal support & setting up shop
  • Get tips for purchasing products, hiring staff & more
  • Manage your profits & plan for the future
  • Learn about business expansion
Lita Epstein, MBA, has an outstanding reputation for clearly explaining financial, management, and marketing concepts to business audiences. She has written this course with a practical focus explicitly in mind. Skillsology has overlaid her writings with some further practical examples and downloadable templates by their own in-house writing team. The course is also updated with responses to customer requests and updates in the world of business - you get all this for free. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Foundation
    • Unit 1.1 - What Makes a Good Entrepreneur?
    • Unit 1.2 - Defining Your Business
    • Unit 1.3 - Organizational Structure
    • Unit 1.4 - Picking Your Target Market
  • Section 2: Finances
    • Unit 2.1 - Product and Price Strategy
    • Unit 2.2 - Money Needs
    • Unit 2.3 - Are Your Finances Sufficient?
    • Unit 2.4 - Funding Sources
    • Unit 2.5 - Setting up the Books
  • Section 3: Technology, Legality and Premises
    • Unit 3.1 - Technology
    • Unit 3.2 - Choosing a Location
    • Unit 3.3 - Legal Issues
    • Unit 3.4 - Designing Offices / Stores
  • Section 4: Purchasing, Management and Customers
    • Unit 4.1 - Purchasing Products
    • Unit 4.2 - Hiring Staff
    • Unit 4.3 - Managing People
    • Unit 4.4 - Getting and Keeping Customers
    • Unit 4.5 - Social Media and the Digital World
  • Section 5: Profit Management and Strategy
    • Unit 5.1 - Managing Your Profits
    • Unit 5.2 - Strategic Planning
    • Unit 5.3 - Seeking Help
  • Section 6: Business Expansion
    • Unit 6.1 - Buying an Existing Business
    • Unit 6.2 - Acquiring a Franchise
    • Unit 6.3 - Starting an Online Business

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Access
1 year
Lessons
13

Business + Everyday Math

Make Higher Profits. Understand the Ins & Outs of Finance!

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Eliminate costly errors & drive profit
  • Learn w/ guided examples, videos & real-life case studies
  • Get comfortable with & even enjoy math
  • Review fractions, decimals, percentages & ratios
  • Explore quirks that you may come across including estimation & debts
  • Study how to handle data w/ ease & work w/ graphs
Professor Clare Morris has more than 30 years’ experience teaching mathematics and statistics to business students in some of the UK’s leading business schools including Warwick Business School and the Cardiff University Business School. She is the author of a number of successful texts including ‘Quantitative Approaches in Business Studies’, now in its 8th edition (Pearson, 2011) and ‘Essential maths for business and management’ (Palgrave, 2007), as well as many journal and conference papers. Clare holds an MA degree from the University of Oxford, and MSc and PhD from the University of Bristol. She is a Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and has served as a member of the Council and chair of the Quality Improvement Committee. She has worked as a statistical consultant for major companies including Hewlett- Packard and Land Rover, as well as for a number of UK Government departments. She has a particular interest in distance and online learning, and is a tutor for the UK’s Open University. Clare believes strongly that everyone can learn and enjoy mathematics, as long as it is presented in a de-mystified and accessible way. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Introducing the basics
    • Unit 1.1 - Getting Started
    • Unit 1.2 - Be Confident with Numbers
    • Unit 1.3 - Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Ratios
  • Section 2: Quirks in Math
    • Unit 2.1 - Notation
    • Unit 2.2 - Estimation and Accuracy
    • Unit 2.3 - Working with Letters
    • Unit 2.4 - Debts and Debits
  • Section 3: Working with data and tools
    • Unit 3.1 - Tools for Arithmetic
    • Unit 3.2 - Graphs
    • Unit 3.3 - Business Applications and Handling Data
  • Section 4: Advanced techniques
    • Unit 4.1 - Handling Data
    • Unit 4.2 - Dealing with Chance
    • Unit 4.3 - Conclusion

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Access
1 year
Content
12 hours
Lessons
20

Sales Course

Apply Top-Notch Sales Skills to Make Your Business Succeed

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Explore this toolkit of sales skills in about 12 hours
  • Learn w/ beautifully illustrated & engaging text, videos, exercises & sales templates
  • Follow the 7 sales steps & explore different markets
  • Perform market research
  • Build better relationships & run successful meetings
  • Study pricing, closing & referrals
  • Use technology & social media to assist in your sales process
  • Explore different sales approaches
Ben Kench is one of the leading small business growth experts and business coaches in the UK with over 20 years of sales experience behind him. He has a reputation for sharing his knowledge and expertise to audiences with energy, igniting motivation as well as helping people to develop the functional skills that they need to grow in their careers. Skillsology has overlaid his writings with further practical examples and downloadable templates by their own in-house writing team. The course is also updated with responses to customer requests and updates in the world of sales as well as offering on-going, one-on-one online access to Ben - and you get all this for free. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Introduction
    • Unit 1.1 - Introduction
    • Unit 1.2 - Reputation of a Salesman
  • Section 2: Markets and Buyers
    • Unit 2.1 - The Seven Sales Steps
    • Unit 2.2 - Different Markets and Buyers
    • Unit 2.3 - Market Research
    • Unit 2.4 - Right Mindset
    • Unit 2.5 - Marketing
  • Section 3: Meetings and Relationships
    • Unit 3.1 - The Meeting
    • Unit 3.2 - Building Better Relationships
    • Unit 3.3 - Better Questions
    • Unit 3.4 - Presentations
    • Unit 3.5 - Credibility
  • Section 4: Pricing and Sales
    • Unit 4.1 - Pricing
    • Unit 4.2 - Closing
    • Unit 4.3 - Aftersales and Referrals
  • Section 5: Technology
    • Unit 5.1 - Using Technology
    • Unit 5.2 - LinkedIn Overview
  • Section 6: Approach and Techniques
    • Unit 6.1 - The Bigger Picture
    • Unit 6.2 - Sales Jargon Discussed

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Marketing Analytics

Dive into Data to Make Better Business Decisions

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Learn marketing basics w/ 1.5+ hours of video content, downloadable resources, case studies & more
  • Handle data without help from analysts
  • Utilize SQL (top 6 key components of every query) to see customer data & make analytical decisions
  • Study concepts used by successful marketing teams at companies like eBay, Moz & Hubspot
  • Identify your most profitable users & attract more similar customers
  • Discover how to secure loyal customers
  • Receive a certificate of completion
Justin Mares formerly ran growth at developer-tools company Exceptional (acquired by Rackspace in March of 2013). At Exceptional, he was responsible for growth and revenue across three separate developers tools products - Exceptional, Airbrake and RedisToGo. While there, he built and managed an inside sales team in Vegas, cut churn by more than 60%, tripled organic traffic, improved conversion rates through a series of A/B tests, and doubled average revenue per customer. In this role selling to developers, he also taught himself how to program (poorly), using tools like SQL and R, and familiarized himself with the entire stack of web technologies. He has also founded two other companies, one of which was acquired. Justin is also the co-author of Traction Book, a book about how startups can get traction. For the book, he interviewed Jimmy Wales (founder of Wikipedia), Paul English (founder of Kayak), Dharmesh Shah (HubSpot founder) and pulled together an actionable framework for how startups should think about getting traction and distribution. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Strategy + Business Models

Employ Modern Strategic Thinking to Create Foolproof Business Models

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Complete this business modeling course in about 15 hours
  • Avoid using outdated management theories & approaches
  • Deliver effective, scalable & transferable business models
  • Study the most modern strategic concepts
  • Identify the drivers of strategic formulation using Megatrend analysis
  • Turn your ideas into a business model prototype
  • Construct a successful value proposition
  • Be prepared to change your strategy as outside factors change
Anna Shaw is a Strategy and Innovation Consultant at Lucency, based in Sydney, Australia. She has 20 years' experience appraising strategy, finance, and business models. This experience has been derived from working across multiple industries in the UK, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia for globally-based financial institutions, servicing some of the world’s leading corporations. Her broadly based skillset includes strategy and innovation, finance, risk governance, economics, general management and business development. Anna has an insatiable curiosity about how ingenious business models are created, executed, and evolve. Her core focus is training people in all types of businesses (from startups to new ventures to established firms), how to turn their sensational new growth ideas into value propositions that delight and business models that work. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Facebook Marketing for Small Businesses

Take Advantage of Facebook as a Game-Changing Business Tool

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Transform Facebook into an important tool for marketing campaigns, real-time marketing, delivering hot leads & growth
  • Learn w/ animated videos & screencasts
  • Explore what type of content to create
  • Launch & run your first Facebook Ads campaign
  • Use data to to asses & build on your marketing campaigns
  • Handle common problems that may arise
Doru Catana is the founder of AudaciousLeap, an innovative and award-winning creative agency managing hundreds of brands in many industries, ranging from notebook manufacturers in Australia, to tennis supplements in France to, most recently, high-end marketing courses. AudaciousLeap courses are based on over a decade of in-the-field experience, and utilize an extremely hands-on approach with actionable steps aimed at rapid and immediate learning and improvement. Doru and his team believe that all material should be constantly refined and improved, which is why all AudaciousLeap courses are monitored and adapted as their field advances. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Twitter Marketing for Small Businesses

Maximize Twitter's Marketing Potential. Learn from the Experts.

By Skillsology | in Online Courses

  • Utilize Twitter as a marketing, branding & networking tool
  • Launch & manage marketing campaigns
  • Create an account & understand Twitter's core functionality
  • Draft professional-quality content
  • Leverage the power of real-time marketing
  • Create a weekly routine for posting
  • See case studies from different industries
Doru Catana is the founder of AudaciousLeap, an innovative and award-winning creative agency managing hundreds of brands in many industries, ranging from notebook manufacturers in Australia, to tennis supplements in France to, most recently, high-end marketing courses. AudaciousLeap courses are based on over a decade of in-the-field experience, and utilize an extremely hands-on approach with actionable steps aimed at rapid and immediate learning and improvement. Doru and his team believe that all material should be constantly refined and improved, which is why all AudaciousLeap courses are monitored and adapted as their field advances. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: online 24/7 access for 12 months
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all level

Compatibility

  • Internet required


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  • Instant digital redemption