Online Course: Foundations of Business Strategy

Tweet Next Session: Mar 4th 2013 (6 weeks long) Sign Up Workload: 2-3 hours/week   About the Course In this course, we will explore the underlying theory and frameworks that provide the foundations of a successful business strategy.  We will develop your ability to think strategically by providing you the tools for conducting a strategic […]

Online Course: Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I (Jan 28 2013)

Tweet Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I by Edward D. Hess Next Session: Jan 28th 2013 (5 weeks long) Sign Up Workload: 4-6 hours/week About the Course Most entrepreneurship courses focus on how to start a business. Few focus on the next big entrepreneurial inflection point: how do you successfully grow an […]

Online Course: Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies (Jan 28 2013)

Tweet Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies by Dr. James V. Green Next Session: Jan 28th 2013 (6 weeks long) Sign Up Workload: 5-7 hours/week About the Course This course assists aspiring entrepreneurs in developing great ideas into great companies. With strong economies presenting rich opportunities for new venture creation, and challenging economic times presenting […]

Online Course: Microeconomics for Managers (Jan 2013)

Tweet Microeconomics for Managers by Richard McKenzie January 2013 (10 weeks long) Sign Up Workload: 6-8 hours/week About the Course This course is designed to introduce students to basic microeconomic theory at a relatively rapid pace. The focus will be on fundamental economic principles that can be used by managers to think about business problems, […]

Using Graphs as a tool for your Jamaican business

Tweet It is very helpful to be able to use graphs to represent data. Pie charts, bar charts and the like, are a powerful visual tools to demonstrate the progress or improvement of your business. The following is a free online course you can take to give you an edge in your business presentations. Here […]

Online Course: Introduction to Project Management

Tweet This course is part of the OpenCourseWare program and is provided by the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Description “This module is the introduction to the University Extension online course, Introduction to Project Management. Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. […]

FREE Online Courses at coursera.org

Tweet About Coursera We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Our technology enables the best professors to teach tens or […]

Online Course: Improving your reading skills

Tweet Reading well is not a prerequisite for opening or running a successful business. However, since business operation involves contracts, press releases, newspaper coverage, white papers, legal briefs and other similar documents, it does help to be able to read well. Here is an online course that will help to improve your reading skills. Time: […]

Online Course: Principles of Microeconomics

Tweet Economics is the study of production, distribution and consumption of goods/products/commodities. This field of business study can be sub-divided into microeconomics and macroeconomics. According to ScienceDaily.com “Microeconomics focuses on the actions of individuals and industries, like the dynamics between buyers and sellers, borrowers and lenders. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, takes a much broader […]

Online Course: Company law in context

Tweet Time: 10 hours Level: Intermediate The legal issues involved in setting up and running a business can be complex and confusing, especially when some of the terms used don’t seem to have clear meanings. This unit from the College of Law gives a basic introduction to the legal concepts of companies, partnerships, assets and […]