: Thinking about starting, owning, and operating a business? The Foundations for Start-Up and Business Owner Management certificate training program is perfect for anybody who has an interest in entrepreneurship or is considering starting, owning and operating their own business.
Entrepreneurship training from World Education includes the following modules:
Essentials of Business Ownership
Over the course of this instructional module the student learns the basics of starting, owning, and operating a small business from idea generation to implementation of the business plan.
Management Essentials for Entrepreneurs
The focus of this teaching module is on the management function. Students learn the skills and resources needed to develop and grow as a successful manager. Topics covered in this module include how to develop a winning corporate culture, how to work successfully with teams, how to develop and implement effective people management strategies, and workflow and proven performance management techniques.
Budgeting Essentials for Entrepreneurs
With this module students are introduced to the basic principles of the budgeting process. Principles covered in this module include understanding how to prepare and manage a budget within the hierarchical organizational structure. Students are exposed to the various components of a budget and how they interact as well as how to use financial statements to prepare, organize, and structure the budget.
Marketing Management for Entrepreneurs
This module focuses on various principles and techniques of the marketing process, including the fundamental principles of advertising and public relations.
How to Develop an Effective Business Plan
Over the course of this instructional module students are taught the essential skills needed to develop a successful business plan. Upon completion of this module, students have a better understanding of theInstructor Description
: Katherine Pang, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, MEd, MS
Dr. Pang has instructed, facilitated, and led numerous business skill courses including team building, building effective groups, and similar courses for several manufacturing companies including Weir SPM, Turbomeca, as well as the City of Arlington along with numerous top 100 law firms.
Dr. Pang served as a faculty member at the University of Texas at Tyler and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business/ schools of many universities including the Stern School of Business at New York University, the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, the University of California, Irvine, Regent University, and Northeastern University. Dr. Pang received her B.A. from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School, her M.Ed from the University of Texas, her MBA, MS (Psychology), and her Ph.D in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M – Commerce. Dr. Pang also has two theology degrees.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and operational experience in professional services, manufacturing and education oriented companies. Dr. Pang has served as founder, president, CEO, COO and CFO of several companies over the last 15 years. Prior to forming Corporate Growth Strategists, Dr. Pang was recruited to serve initially as COO/CFO and General Counsel for a Dallas-based CNC precision and assembly manufacturing company to effectuate a restructure of corporate obligations and operations. The successful reduction in corporate indebtedness and the substantial increase in cash-flow flowing from operational and financial changes resulted in Dr. Pang’s promotion to interim CEO and General Counsel for a period of 12-months. Dr. Pang has also served as COO and General Counsel for Technology Training Services Corporation a technology training company delivering services in Europe under Unites States Government contracts. Dr. Pang was also the Manager, Firmwide Practice Section Development, Training and Forms for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of educational courses and professional development and training content. She has been the CEO and Founder of three companies in the field of applied skills, active learning both in an ILT, CBT and Web-Based environment. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 65 business and law-related courses. In addition, Dr. Pang serves in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 100 business and law-related courses. In addition, she has served in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs.
Dr. Pang has been a speaker at numerous e-learning conferences, including the MEC 2001 Conference sponsored by Arizona State University, the 2001 Conference on Training and Knowledge Management sponsored by Generation 21 Learning Management Systems; E-Learn 2005 and Online Educa Berlin 2005, AACE/ED Media 2006, E-Learn 2006, E-Learning Guild 2006, CELDA 2007, Learning Conference 2008 at University of Illinois, Chicago, EduComm 2008 in Las Vegas, DevLearn 2008 in San Jose, among numerous other professional conferences.
The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Start Your Own Business
• Successful Manager''s Handbook
• Budgeting for Managers
• Anatomy of a Business Plan