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Essentials of Entrepreneurship REQUIRED COURSES

New business owners will discover that these courses focus on the internal workings of business ownership within the organizing and productivity industry. These courses cover everything related to business start-up: vocabulary words, client scenarios, visual and verbal branding elements, logo types, typography, psychology used in branding, business policies-procedures-operations, and tools that you’ll want to have in your toolkit. The Essentials of Entrepreneurship Certificate is the best way to properly prepare to plan and launch a new organizing or productivity business, or join a team as an employee or independent contractor.

Total Time: 15 hours 

What You'll Learn
The participant will have an increased understanding the components of structuring and operating a business in the organizing and productivity industry.

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  1. Use foundational business administration principles to structure and operate an organizing or productivity business.
  2. Create policies & procedures, and an operations manual, for their business.
  3. Create a marketing plan using knowledge of branding, marketing, public relations and advertising. 

Certificate Requirements
  • Starting an Organizing or Productivity Business (OD1-104)
  • Creating Your Own Buzz: Branding + Marketing(OD4-429)
  • The Boring Stuff: A Framework for Success and Profitability (CR4-686)
  • The Operations Manual (CR4-704)
  • How's your bottom line? (CR4-656)
  • Essentials of Entrepreneurship Workbook
Note: You do NOT need to retake courses you have previously completed. If you have previously completed a course (section) within this certificate, please email so we can give you credit for that section.  

Purchase Options
Certificate Bundle E-Learning Advantage Bundle
NAPO Members can purchase Certificate Bundles at a discounted cost. These bundles include all required courses plus the optional resources for further study. Access expires 1 year (365 days) from the date of purchase.
Price: $349
Our best education value! Members will have access to all on-demand, pre-recorded courses including Introductory, Professional Practice courses, all certificate bundles, and conference recordings. Access expires 18 months from the date of purchase.
Price: $1399