ALISON's free online Diploma in Business Management and Entrepreneurship course gives you the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices behind key busin..
Jeff Hawkins is the co-founder of Palm and Handspring and is the architect of many computing products such as the PalmPilot and the Treo smartphone. In this course he will take you on a journey throu..
Steve Blank is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in high technology companies and management. He is also a Consulting Professor at Stanford in the Graduate School of Engineering...
Guy Kawasaki is best known as “chief evangelist” of Apple. In this free online course he gives important lessons about entrepreneurship. He explains why he thinks that the most successful companies w..
Jerry Kaplan is widely known in the computer industry as a serial entrepreneur, executive, technical innovator and author. In this free online course he explains what the best qualities of serial ent..
eBay is now a household name as during the past decade it has become the world’s leading online marketplace. eBay allows anyone sit in their living room and buy and sell for their pleasure or as a bu..
Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone of any modern economy - Everyday entrepreneurs around the world are starting their own business. This free online course from ALISON examines characteristics of en..
The ability to negotiate effectively is an art form which many of us are not confident in doing. Formal negotiations are however, a vital part of communication across various sectors from business to..
William Sahlman is one of the world’s leading authorities on entrepreneurship. As a professor at Harvard Business School, his research focuses on investment and financing decisions made in entreprene..
Building a successful business demands lots of qualities in an entrepreneur. Examples are the skill to see and recognise where improvements can be made, and knowing when help is needed to look after ..
Successful entrepreneurs need more than business ideas, they need to be good leaders. This free online course from ALISON reviews the essential leadership skills an entrepreneur or business person ne..
Vinod Khosla grew up dreaming of being an entrepreneur and in 2004, he formed Khosla Ventures which offers start-up assistance, strategic advice and financial backing to entrepreneurs. The firm helps..
Endeavor is a global leader in guiding entrepreneurs around the world to create and develop business and economic growth in their own countries. Endeavor consists of entrepreneurs who want to give ba..
Dominic Orr, CEO from Aruba Networks, started up a small company in a market which was dominated by the likes of CISCO Networks. It was a daunting task bringing his own product to market in competiti..
Silicon Valley is an area located near San Francisco in California that is the headquarters for many world leading high-tech companies such as Apple, Google, Adobe Systems, eBay and Cisco to name jus..
In this free online course Professor Bob Sutton reveals the successful habits of well respected leaders, and outlines the type of habits practised by those who fail to lead. He points out that when p..
Donna Novitsky has many years of experience as both an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Big Tent Design and was formerly venture capitalist at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Her motto is “G..
Peter Diamondis of the X Prize foundation tells the story of his path to entrepreneurship, the skills required to make a successful business and the importance of following your passion in life. In t..