A Step-by-Step proven framework to build a successful startup from scratch
Learn from some of the most successful startup founders in the business world. This course will cover all the aspects that you need to keep in mind while building or scaling your startup. Starting with conceptualizing your idea all the way to making it a company, this course takes you along the journey of what it means to build a startup. There will also be regular live learning sessions to help you clear any doubts that you have directly from founders. The Startup Course 2.0 includes:
Language: English Instructors: YourStory
SESSION 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Understand all the concepts clearly before you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.
SESSION 2: THE MINDSET
Transition from an employee mindset to a strong entrepreneurial mindset and then develop the startup mindset.
SESSION 3: COMING UP WITH THE RIGHT IDEAS
Play around with a framework you can use to stimulate your mind to come up with great ideas across industries.
SESSION 4: UNDERSTANDING YOUR BUSINESS AND MARKET
Decide whether to build a product-based or a serviced startup, whether to go B2C or B2B and all the different business models.
SESSION 5: HOW TO VALIDATE YOUR IDEAS
Learn how to test the hypothesis of the problem and the solution with your target market before you build anything.
SESSION 6: BUILDING YOUR MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCT (MVP)
Understand what an MVP is and use the 4 step MVP framework to ship your first product.
SESSION 7: ACHIEVING PRODUCT-MARKET FIT
Deep dive into product-market fit and how to test product-market fit proactively with two simple methods.
SESSION 8: SCALING YOUR STARTUP
Learn the right way and the right time to scale your startup and not fall into the trap of premature scaling.
SESSION 9: BUSINESS STRUCTURE AND COMPLIANCE
Don’t make the same mistakes as other entrepreneurs by ignoring compliance. Understand all the steps you need to take for the right business structure and compliance.
SESSION 10: FINANCIAL MODELLING FOR YOUR STARTUP
Develop the three most crucial financial statements for your startup - profit & loss statement, balance sheet and the cash flow statement.
SESSION 11: HOW TO CREATE A BUSINESS PLAN AND PITCH DECK
Equip yourself with a solid business plan and pitch deck you can use to present to investors and other stakeholders.
SESSION 12: VALUATION & FUNDING FOR YOUR STARTUP
Find out the valuation of your startup with the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) method and all the options you have for funding.
SESSION 13: HIRING FOR YOUR STARTUP
Assemble a high-performance team and learn how to manage them in this session.
SESSION 14: MARKETING FOR STARTUPS
Visualise the customer journey and target the right audience with your tastefully crafted marketing communication.
SESSION 15: BRANDING AND POSITIONING
Learn how positioning your brand properly can help you penetrate a market and dominate it.
SESSION 16: PRICING AND DISTRIBUTION
Come up with the right price for your product which your customers will pay and help you generate healthy profits.
SESSION 17: INTEGRATED MARKETING
It’s time to deploy all your marketing activities feeding into each other with integrated marketing.
SESSION 18: PERSONAL GROWTH
Don’t forget about yourself on this journey. Learn how to take care of yourself to grow and sustain both yourself and your startup."
Q. What are the prerequisites for the courses?
A. There are no prerequisites required for this course as it is curated for students, entrepreneurs, professionals and budding Startups.
Q. Are these courses certified?
A. Yes, Start-up Course 2.0, Funding Course and Product Management Course are certified by YourStory Education. On successful completion of the course, you will be issued a certificate which can be directly linked to your LinkedIn profile or downloaded as well. If you are unable to download the certificate please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What is the duration of these courses?
A. The duration of this Course is upto 10 hours of recorded content.
Q. What is the validity of these courses?
A. YourStory Education provides lifetime access to all the courses and hence there is no validity unless specified otherwise.
Q. How do I access the course?
A. After Successful login, click on “My Courses” to find all your purchased courses. Click on a particular course to view the contents.