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Learn how to start
your own business
— a free online course.

Our free online course will equip you with the right tools
to get your own business started, the right way.

Course Features Link
Checkmark 1 Icon Work at your own pace online
Checkmark 2 Icon Complete your own business plan
Checkmark 3 Icon Earn potential college credits
Checkmark 4 Icon Audio-visual support tools
Checkmark 5 Icon Free, open-source materials
Checkmark 6 Icon Course-completion certificate
Course Modules Link
Module 1 Icon Getting Started
Module 2 Icon Legal Considerations
Module 3 Icon Financial Considerations
Module 4 Icon Marketing Your Business
Module 5 Icon Developing a Business Plan
Course Modules Link
A summary of what you will learn in Module 5, Developing a Business Plan

Get started by writing your
own Business Plan


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