Course TranscriptThis course is designed for individuals planning to start a business after earliercareer endeavors.Duration: 00:30:00Encore Entrepreneur: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business1Course Introduction1.1Course PurposeWelcome to the Encore Entrepreneur: An Introduction to Starting Your OwnBusiness course.Produced by the SBA's Office of Entrepreneurship Education, the EncoreEntrepreneur: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business course expands ontopics relevant to those individuals who are planning to start a business afterearlier career endeavors by providing an introduction to starting a business.1.2Course LogisticsThe Encore Entrepreneur: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business is a self-paced 45- minute training course that offers practical training with real lifeexamples and helpful tips for starting a business.You will find the course easy to follow and the subject matter indexed for quickreference and easy access. Accessibility enhancements such as keyboardshortcuts, image tags, and transcripts are available for the content as well as thecourse. The course also includes audio narration so adjust your speakersaccordingly.When you complete the course, you will have the option of printing a certificate ofcompletion from the SBA.The resources provided throughout the course as well as the Worksheet/Checklistoffered at the conclusion of the course provide reference materials to apply whatyou have learned to your personal business situation and engage you in theprocess of starting your own business.Note that additional time will be needed to review these materials.
1.3Course ObjectiveBy the end of this course, you should be able to identify the key aspects of startingand operating a business.To accomplish this objective, you will one, describe the benefits of encoreentrepreneurship; two, appraise self-readiness before starting a business; three,recognize personal and professional factors when choosing a business idea; four,describe the elements of various business plans; five, recognize the benefits ofsocial media and the differences between platforms; six, list the legal andregulatory steps for starting a business; seven, identify economic considerationswhen financing your business; and eight, describe Human Resource functions asrelated to the administration of employees.1.4Course StructureThe Encore Entrepreneur: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business courseis comprised of eight topics. Each topic covers a different aspect of starting abusiness after you've had a career.The course begins and sets the tone by defining encore entrepreneurship.The course continues by outlining self-observed perceptions to consider beforestarting a business.