Value Konnect Academy
Business Essentials -

Becoming an Entrepreneur

aspiring entrepreneur seeking to start a business

About Value Konnect Academy

An all-inclusive learning experience designed for current and aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to develop specific business creation and management skills for a better performance.

Our Program is as competitive as it is rigorous, yet open to all.

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Our courses are delivered through physical and Virtual learning in order to stimulate experience with

observation, action, discussion, & reflection.

Course Core Components

Value Konnect Academy courses deliver a practical, interactive, applied, and collaborative learning experience across six weeks (1 day/week).

Practical

Activities allow learners to turn theoretical content into actionable guidance, developing a toolkit of skills to tackle the challenges presented in the road ahead with confidence

Interactive

Live Q&A with the Session Leader and support from a team of Teaching Assistants provides a personal touch, ensuring that learners feel directly connected to both the content and the course

Applied

Assignment push learners to immediately apply key concepts to their businesses or business concepts, resulting in a roadmap for business growth upon completion of the course

Collaborative

Peer Sessions and Peer Reviews build a community among learners, emphasizing the importance of peer to peer learning and support in an effort to build a strong, diverse network of fellow women entrepreneurs

Curriculum Overview

Here is an overview of the classes and workshops that you can expect throughout the month.

First Week

  • Developing the foundations of entrepreneurship
  • Identifying your purpose and problem
  • Understanding the customer - segmentation, primary market research and personas

Week Two

  • Formalizing the idea
  • Understanding the user experience
  • Designing mockups and a first proof of concept Testing with customers

Week Three

  • Iterating on user testing and the offering
  • Determining how to acquire customers
  • Developing marketing and operational strategies
  • Introducing business models including pricing and costs

Week Four

  • Understanding growth, scaling and continuing past Value Konnect Acacdemy
  • Pitching - crafting your pitch, pitch practice, and feedback
  • Closing with demo day - celebration of progress and feedback for next steps

Our Courses

Preparing participants for entrepreneurial journey by defining the entrepreneurial mindset and planning for imminent challenges
Online Marketing

Online Marketing

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Data Analysis

Data Analysis

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SEO Optimization

SEO Optimization

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Admission

Our Program is as competitive as it is rigorous, yet open to all. Read this section to learn about our admissions process, the application, and the qualities of a great candidate.