Monday, January 9, 2012— launched the School of Business section of its website today, in partnership with leading online education provider, Udemy. | Bplans Blog

The newest addition to the site will feature the premier academic program “How to Start a Business” by industry-expert Tim Berry, along with several other specialized courses covering all key elements of starting and running a successful business.

“Whether you are looking to start a business, or build-up an existing business, the courses offered through the School of Business will provide you with the tools and the know-how to succeed,” said spokesperson Sabrina Parsons. “ strives to provide the best, and most comprehensive collection of resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners.”The School of Business will showcase a “course of the week” and allow individuals to select courses that best suit their needs.

The premier course, “How to Start a Business,” is hosted by business planning expert Tim Berry, who walks participants through course topics including: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business Financials, Taxes, Business Planning, and more. The course also includes a series of videos, assignments, and downloadable financial worksheets. Normally priced at $129, “How to Start a Business,” will be offered this week for $99.

The “How to Start a Business” course is also available as four individual courses including:

• Introduction to Entrepreneurship – $19• How to Raise Money for your Business – $39
• How to Budget and Forecast for your Business – $49
• How to Market your Business – $39

“These courses will capture the in-classroom, hands-on learning experience of a traditional educational course, coupled with the convenience and specialization of an on-line educational platform,” said Ms. Parsons.
Following the site’s launch, will continue to add new courses and promotions. For more information contact Monique Perry Danziger (, 541-284-1261).