Free Online Classes for Entrepreneurs

Launching Your Startup (Wharton/University of Pennsylvania)

In “ Launching Your Startup “, some of the lessons that a learner can glean from the course include some of the following subjects:

  • Team building lessons
  • Building a professional network
  • Bringing your brand to marker
  • Building a minimum viable product (MVP)

Professional Resilience: Building Skills to Thrive at Work (Deakin University)

Here are some of the lessons that a learner can gain from this free online course :

  • Steps to becoming more resilient
  • Performing self-care to recharge
  • How to deal with difficult work situations
  • How to develop resiliency in both your work and professional life

Financing and Profitability (Wharton/University of Pennsylvania)

It’s not easy to start a profitable business from the very first day. This free course from Coursera will teach someone some of the following lessons:

  • Learning to create the right business models
  • Learning how to keep customers coming back
  • Figuring out the very best financing for your business
  • Learning how to calculate such figures as burn rate, your break-even point, as well as other financial metrics and milestones
  • Learning the best way to pitch potential investors
  • Figuring out under which circumstances you should exit
  • Making your business idea presentable
  • Creating marketing and sales plans
  • Choosing the best business model for yourself
  • Learning how to create financial projections
  • Planning for accounting, copyright, and legal issues
  • Figuring out how to execute your plan

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John Jellinek is the President of the private equity investment firm Jelco Ventures, Inc. John Founded the company in 1971 | http://johnjellinek.com/

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John Jellinek

John Jellinek

John Jellinek is the President of the private equity investment firm Jelco Ventures, Inc. John Founded the company in 1971 | http://johnjellinek.com/