Start your own business

We teach African Entrepreneurs how to start their own business successfully. In the course entrepreneurs gain unique insights and get answers to their startup questions. In practical hands-on sessions the own business ideas are developed with little starting capital.

The “Start your own business” short course teaches you how to develop your own business idea and turn it into a successful startup.

You learn together with fellow participants what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. The course gives you the opportunity to gain unique insights in entrepreneurship and to get answers to the startup questions that new entrepreneurs face. In addition to the above, the course also gives you a practical hands on approach to stat a business by the end of the course.

By Participating in the Start your own business Course from StartHub Africa, you:

  • can apply your new insights directly in real life. All topics on entrepreneurship are practical and hands on.
  • will be supported by a mentor to further develop your promising business idea if you have one.
  •  learn more compared with studying on your own, because the course stimulates social learning, engaging with other participants.
  • get access to and feedback from experts, which results in a steeper learning curve.
  • can even make your first sales during the training, when you already have a business.
  • live your dream of your own business!
  • receive additionally a certificate if you attend 75 % of the sessions.

This course consists of 9 weekly modules:

  • Module 1: Discover your strengths and passion and learn how to spot business opportunities
  • Module 2: Develop a business model for your first business idea and calculate if your business idea is profitable
  • Module 3: Analyze your customers and do market research
  • Module 4: Ideate a product or service based on your customers’ needs
  • Module 5: Build the first prototype and get customer feedback
  • Module 6: Build the first minimum viable product and make your first sales
  • Module 7: Test your business model further and develop a good marketing strategy
  • Module 8: Learn how to pitch your business and to convince customers and investors
  • Module 9: Make a long-term plan how to grow your business successfully
  • Course review and post evaluation
Detailed Programme Facts
  • Starting October 2019
  • Ending December 2019
  • Program intensity: Part – time basis
  • One session per week
  • 2hrs per session
  • Language: English
  • Delivery mode: Lectures and field follow up
  • Time flexibility
  • Attend 75% to qualify for a certificate
  • Registration – 30,000/=
  • Sustainability fee – 300,000/=
Note: To secure your seat, you have to pay min. 100,000 UGX in the first session. You have time until week 3 to complete your payment of 300,000 UGX.
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