6 Best Free Online Courses For Starting A Business in 2020

Thinking of starting your own business now? Below are the 6 BEST FREE online courses to learn more related to starting and running a successful business. Check them out!


1. Business Foundations Specialization

By University of Pennsylvania

This course is provided by University of Pennsylvania to help individuals to solve real business problems. From this course, you can build a foundation of core business skills in marketing, finance, accounting and operations. And you can use these skills to transition to a new career, start or improve your own small business, or apply to business school to continue your education.

The whole course includes five modules. You’ll learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, operations, and finance. At the end of the course, you’ll be asigned a project in which you will apply the skills learned by developing a go-to-market strategy to address a real business challenge.

When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you’ll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

Note: This course is totally free for the first 7-day trial. During the 7 days, you can access to any materials and course module you like.


2. Becoming an Entrepreneur

by MIT

This course is designed to guide people of all ages and background through the process of founding a company. It provides you inspiration to explore an entrepreneurial path and tools to over come the initial challenges of building a business.

In this course, you will learn how to define your goals as an entrepreneur and startup, how to identify business opportunities, how to perform market research and choose your target customer, how to design and test your offering, also finally how to plan your business logistics and sell to customers.


3. Young Entrepreneurs

by U.S. Small Business Administration

This 30-minute course is teaching young entrepreneurs the basics of creating and financing a successful business. By the end of the course, you will know how to evaluate ideas, choose the best financing options, legally register your business, and also how to make use of resources for your business.


4. Viral Marketing and How to Craft Contagious Content

by University of Pennsylvania

In today’s business world, you should know more about how to do viral marketing and content marketing. In this course, you will learn how to apply the ideas to be more effective at marketing your ideas, brands, and product. This course explain how to make ideas stick, how to increase your influence, how to generate more word of mouth, and how to use the power of social networks to spread information and influence.

By the end of this course, you will have skills of crafting contagious content, building sticier message, and getting any product, idea, or behavior to catch on.


5. Foundations of Business Strategy

By University of Virginia

Learning how to analyze the market and how to make business strategy is critical if you want to have a stable and succssful business in this competitive environment.

This course teaches you how to position your business and what actions you should take to maximize value creation. It explains fundamental theoris and also provides useful frameworks that help you make effective business strategy.


6. Fundamentals of Customers and Competition

By Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women

In this course, you will learn how to analyze customers’ buying process, how to segment your customers, and how to map your competitors and analyze your competitie edge.

By the end of this course, you will have developed a clear Customer Value Proposition (CVP), know clearly how to communicate with your target customers and how to set the right price.


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