Business

Entrepreneurship

Supplement your technical expertise with entrepreneurial thinking, business development, and financial management skills.

By Cisco Networking Academy

The Launching Pad Course for Your Great Idea

It takes more than a great idea to become a successful entrepreneur. The winding road between concept and execution requires business acumen, financial skills, and, most importantly, the right mind-set. This knowledge can not only set you apart but set up your technology venture for greater success. So, why not benefit from a course that’s made for you, jump-starting your ideas, and arming you with the right skills to take the next step with more self-confidence. No prerequisites required.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Increase your self-confidence and personal ambition.
  • Learn what it takes to start different kinds of businesses.
  • Improve leadership skills and financial literacy.
  • Become more customer-focused.
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Length: 
15 hours
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Cost: 
Free*
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Level: Intermediate
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Learning Type: Instructor-led, Online self-paced
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the institution.

Coursework

7 Modules
Interactive Activities

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Community

Once enrolled, you have access to student forums where you can ask questions and interact with instructors and peers. Connect & network with classmates and alumni through our Facebook or LinkedIn communities.

Certificate of completion

Get a certificate of completion when you complete the course. Then add your coursework to LinkedIn so that hiring recruiters can find you for potential job opportunities.

Accelerate Your Career with Networking Academy

Not only does Networking Academy provide best-in-class courses, but programs that help you bridge what's possible after you complete your studies.

Gain Experience

Access ideas and advice on how to get valuable hands-on experience.

Women Rock-IT

Offers live broadcasts of young women using technology to forge exciting careers.

Talent Bridge

Provides free career advice and connects you to jobs via a Matching Engine.

 

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Self-paced courses are designed to take at your own pace, at any point in your career journey. For 20 years, Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of 12.7 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship.