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Startup Pathways(DIS 118) This module introduces the student to the various pathways for starting a company, good and bad. Learn what a STARTUP company is and how a Business Model is the important output of a Startup. Identify the characteristics of a different types of Startups and founders and the different modern pathways and tools to successful launch. 0.00 05/09/2018 07/06/2020 5
Introduction to Entrepreneurship(ASE 100) This moduleintroduces the concept of Entrepreneurship: What is an Entrepreneur? What do they do? What does it take to be one? The history of entrepreneurship will be explored. We will review some successful entrepreneur profiles and will look for common traits for success. The beginning of your entrepreneurial journey will begin as your explore your idea on a napkin. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 4
Introduction to the Lean Canvas(DIS 239) This module introduces the concept of The Lean Canvas as a tool to quickly define a Business Model for an existing or Startup business idea. Following a short review of the modern business startup process, instruction is provided on what the nine sections of the canvas are all about and an example is detailed to illustrate how the Canvas is used. Then the Trekker creates their own Lean Canvas based on a business idea. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Market Segmentation(DIS 134) This module aims to help you gain a clearer understanding of market segmentation and how to best market your product to your target audience. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Problem-Solution Fit(DIS 140) The aim of this module is to help the learner better understand problems and to be better equipped to handle them. This is be done by learning how to name and validate problems with customers and by focuses on the solutions. (This module is the same as Customer Problems DIS 140) 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Value Propositions(DIS 144) This module introduces Value Proposition and how to apply this to a customer service or product. Learn how to create a VP statement. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Revenue Streams(DIS 148) This module introduces revenue streams and show the benefits of multiple revenue sources. List sources of revenue stream and evaluate advantages and disadvantages of each. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Opportunity Identification(DIS 116) This module introduces the student to the process of opportunity identification and its role in business startup and entrepreneurship. The discovery phase and critical questions that should be asked regarding a business idea. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Introduction to Pricing(DIS 156) This course introduces the concept pricing. 0.00 05/11/2018 07/06/2020 5
Ideation(DIS 233) This module will introduce you to the difference between innovators and entrepreneurs. You will also learn how to use creative processes to help you brainstorm and organize your thoughts 0.00 07/27/2018 07/06/2020 5
Failure(ASE 170) This module aims to change your understanding and perception of failure. The course will discuss the good aspects of failure, including looking at failure as a value-added resource and looking at failure as an opportunity to begin again. 0.00 07/30/2018 07/06/2020 4
Solution(DIS 168) This module aims to discuss problems and their solutions in a manner which helps the learner identify their own problems and come up with their own solutions to create a successful business. 0.00 07/31/2018 07/06/2020 5
Competitors(DIS 180) This course introduces the concept of competition and competitors to a startup of existing business. 0.00 07/31/2018 07/06/2020 5
Customer Discovery(DIS 160) This module introduces the validation of the customer problem by matching the business idea to the proposed solution and exploring the types of issues that comprise the validation. Identify and evaluate risks in a lean canvas. 0.00 08/01/2018 07/06/2020 5
Customer Validation(DIS 164) This module introduces customer validation, identifying the hypotheses to be tested, planning for the customer interview, preparing questions and analysis of the responses. 0.00 08/01/2018 07/06/2020 5
The Modern Entrepreneurial Process(ASE 140) The aim of this module is to show that entrepreneurship is messy, but that there is a somewhat methodical process that can be applied to increase your chances of success. 0.00 08/02/2018 07/06/2020 4
Business Partnerships(DIS 172) The aim of this module is to show the importance of partnerships and why they are formed. It will explore who businesses can partner with and how it can impact a business. 0.00 08/10/2018 07/06/2020 5
Channels(DIS 152) This module introduces channels and shows the benefits of multiple channels in a market for a product or service. It lists sources of channels and how you may find them and evaluate advantages and disadvantages of each. 0.00 08/14/2018 07/06/2020 5
Costs(DIS 176) This module aims to define fixed and variable costs, identify costs associated with certain products or services, and help the learner identify particular costs related to their own business. 0.00 08/16/2018 07/06/2020 5
Branding(DIS 188) The aim of this module is to introduce the concept of branding. It will explore how a brand is defined and communicated. 0.00 08/17/2018 07/06/2020 5
Identifying Clichés(DIS 205) This module will teach you what a cliché is and how to identify them in your industry or sector. Finding these clichés is one of the first steps to thinking outside the norm and find possible opportunities. Examples of well-known businesses that reversed clichés are provided. 0.00 01/17/2019 07/06/2020 5
Identifying User Personas(DIS 208) This module will teach you what a user persona is and how to create one for your product or service idea. These personas will serve as an important key to empathizing with your possible customers. A real life example is provided to guide you through the process of creating personas for your product or service. 0.00 02/01/2019 07/06/2020 5
Creating Journey Maps(DIS 209) This module explains how to create the initial journey map for your user personas. This initial journey map will depict your customers current journey without your product involved. A real journey map for a product is provided. 0.00 02/06/2019 07/06/2020 5
Researching(DIS 203) This module gives guidelines and help for researching your product or service and creating personas and journey maps. A worksheet is included to guide you through some questions to ask yourself as you research 0.00 02/07/2019 07/06/2020 5
Persona Interviewing(DIS 220) This module will explain how to begin interviewing the user personas you created. Guidelines on how to perform the interviews as well as questions to ask during the interviews are included. 0.00 02/07/2019 07/06/2020 5
Journey Maps for your Solution(DIS 237) This module will discuss how to recreate the customer journey map. This time, the journey map will include the solution you have come up with. 0.00 02/19/2019 07/06/2020 5
Minimum Viable Brand(DIS 250) This module will help you begin building a brand for your company and product or service. Guidelines are provided to help you stay customer focused. A real life example is included. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Frame the Situation(DIS 200) This module is all about STARTING. You will depict your initial idea on a napkin and watch an interview of a real business while they discuss how they came together and felt at the beginning of their entrepreneurial journey. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Testing Prototypes with Personas(DIS 260) In this module, you will learn more about how to test the minimum viable product you have created with your customer personas. Using their feedback, you can make your product or service more customer focused to create something people will want and pay for. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Internal Prototype Testing(DIS 258) This module explains how to conduct your initial prototype testing and how to make revisions according to the feedback you get. Testing internally gets out kinks before you provide them to real customer personas. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Design Solution and Prototype(DIS 256) This module instructs on how to design and create the prototype of your product or service. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Updating Journey Maps and Personas(DIS 225) This module explains why you need to update your journey maps and personas and how to accurately do so. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Validating the Business Model(DIS 240) This module will explain how to validate the different parts of your business planning through customer persona interviewing. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Selecting the Optimum Business Model(DIS 247) This module explains how to choose the business plan aspects that will be most successful for your product or service. You will create a final business model canvas that you will use in the final steps of bringing your product to life. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Mindset(ASE 160) This module will emphasize the importance of mindset as your begin your entrepreneurial journey and how to create and facilitate a mindset that will help you and your business succeed. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/29/2019 4
Visualizing Initial Solutions(DIS 235) After identifying the customer's pain points, it is time to begin coming up with ways to solve the problem. Allow yourself to think outside of the box throughout this module. 0.00 03/27/2019 07/06/2020 5
Analyzing Interview Responses(DIS 242) This module will help you take the responses you got from customer interviews and turn them into useful information for bettering your business. 0.00 03/27/2019 06/11/2019 5
Introduction to NIIC Navigator(NIIC 100) Welcome to the NIIC Navigator! Use this first module to learn about the different phases within the NIIC Navigator. 0.00 03/27/2019 05/20/2019
Creating a Disruptive Hypothesis(DIS 230) This course will involve taking industry cliches and creating a disruptive hypothesis. These will help you think differently and come up with new ideas to solve customer problems. 0.00 04/01/2019 07/06/2020 5
Internet of Things This module will explain what the Internet of Things (IoT) is. IoT will have a huge impact on the future of technology and how things are done even in our daily life. 0.00 06/26/2019 06/26/2019
Health Internet of Things This module will provide information on Health Internet of Things and the benefits and challenges that come with these new technology opportunities. 0.00 06/26/2019 06/26/2019
Defining Your Vision(ASE 120) This module is all about defining the vision you have for yourself as an entrepreneur. 0.00 07/15/2019 07/06/2020 4
WKI Chapter 1: What's Your Idea? This module connects you to WKI Chapter 1: What's Your Idea in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 03/18/2020 11
WKI Chapter 2: What's The Problem? This module connects you to Chapter 2: What's The Problem in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 3: Where Does Your Idea Fit? This module connects you to Chapter 3: Where Does Your Idea Fit in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 03/19/2020 11
WKI Chapter 4: Who's The Potential Customer? This module connects you to Chapter 4: Who's The Potential Customer in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 5: What's Your Path to Market? This module connects you to Chapter 5: What's Your Path to Market in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 6: Where's The Money? This module connects you to Chapter 6: Where Does Your Idea Fit in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 7: What's Your Competitive Edge? This module connects you to Chapter 7: What's Your Competitive Edge in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 8: Can You Execute? This module connects you to Chapter 8: Can You Execute in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
WKI Chapter 9: What's Your Value Proposition? This module connects you to Chapter 9: What's Your Value Proposition in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit. 0.00 08/27/2019 08/27/2019 11
Path 2 Interest This module focuses on the varied and numerous roles required of entrepreneurs. Common skills necessary for new business success are described. Other key topics include sources of opportunities, idea(s) on a napkin, and common causes of new business failure. 0.00 03/17/2020 07/06/2020 12
Path 1 Awareness This module provides an introduction to entrepreneurship and what it is like to start a new business. Particular attention is given to the importance of how entrepreneurs think, a growth mindset, and common characteristics associated with successful entrepreneurs. 0.00 03/17/2020 07/08/2020 12
Path 3 Engagement This module provides the foundation for the entrepreneur’s engagement with the startup business – the value proposition. Key topics include how value is viewed from the customer’s perspective, how value can be created, and the design of the value proposition statement. 0.00 03/17/2020 07/06/2020 12
Path 4 Commitment This module gives guidelines and help for researching your product or service and creating personas and journey maps. A worksheet is included to guide you through some questions to ask yourself as you research 0.00 03/17/2020 04/27/2020 12
Path 6 Realization This module introduces the concept of The Lean Canvas as a tool to quickly define a Business Model for an existing or Startup business idea. Following a short review of the modern business startup process, instruction is provided on what the nine sections of the canvas are all about and an example is detailed to illustrate how the Canvas is used. Then the Trekker creates their own Lean Canvas based on a business idea. 0.00 03/19/2020 07/06/2020 12
Path 5 Feasibility This module provides the entrepreneur with the foundations to better understand problems and to be better equipped to handle them. Key practices include problem identification, problem validation, and problem-solution fit. 0.00 03/19/2020 07/06/2020 12
Path 7 Financing This module provides a summary of primary financial areas of importance to the entrepreneur: Revenues, Costs, and Capital. Attention is given to the topics of revenue streams, common business costs, and identifying sources of funding for the startup business. 0.00 03/19/2020 07/06/2020 12
Path 8 Thrive This module highlights some of the strategy initiatives that are vital to startup business ventures and their sustainability. Specific attention is given to primary functional areas of any business, including branding, business growth, efficient operations, the funding pitch deck, marketing & sales, and mentors. 0.00 03/19/2020 07/06/2020 12
WKI Chapter 4: Who's The Potential Customer? (clone) This module connects you to Chapter 4: Who's The Potential Customer in the NIIC Navigator Entrepreneurial Toolkit 0.00 03/19/2020 03/19/2020 11
SBIR/STTR Introduction A program supporting innovation in R&D 0.00 04/02/2020 04/16/2020 13
Money Matter$ Angel Investments 0.00 04/15/2020 07/06/2020 14
Money Matter$ Bootstrapping(OPENS 101 Master) Money Matter$ Bootstrapping teaches the success principles and practices of self-funding your venture. This course supports the business builder in discovering innovative ways to build and grow their business. 0.00 04/27/2020 06/18/2020 14
How to Use TalentLMS(TLMS 100) A 6-page PDF file showing how to efficiently use the NIIC Navigator TalentLMS site. 0.00 05/05/2020 05/05/2020 15
Money Matter$ FFF 0.00 05/07/2020 05/26/2020 14
How to Prepare a Quad Chart for SBIR/STTR This module was created by The NIIC under a cooperative agreement with the SBA as part of the FAST program. 0.00 05/13/2020 05/13/2020 13
Creating Exceptional Customer Experiences The module provides the foundation for developing effective customer service practices in an organization. The importance of maintaining sound service standards is emphasized, based on key drivers of the customer service experience. Customer service applications are apparent to a variety of organizations in business, education, government and non-profit sectors. 0.00 05/19/2020 07/06/2020
Effective Online Training This course highlights important perspectives for building and maintaining online training experiences. Particular attention is given to the specific characteristics and behaviors of successful online learners. Recommended best practices of effective online facilitators are also reviewed. This course is designed for online facilitators, content developers and course designers. 0.00 05/20/2020 07/06/2020
Winning Success Practices to Land an SBIR Welcome to SBIR/STTR! In this course, we will discuss winning success practices to land an SBIR. This module was created by The NIIC under a cooperative agreement with the SBA as part of the FAST program. 0.00 06/02/2020 06/02/2020 13
The Bank and the Entrepreneur This module reviews the common reasons and sources for financing for the startup business. Specific attention is given to the relationship with banks, the role of bank loans, and important factors to consider in debt financing for the new business. The advantages, challenges and expectations associated with bank loans are also discussed. 0.00 06/02/2020 06/02/2020 11
Entrepreneurial Success Stories This module briefly reviews the experiences of several successful entrepreneurs and their startup ventures. Key observations and lessons learned by business builders are emphasized. Specific attention is given to practical advice and suggestions for new entrepreneurs. 0.00 06/22/2020 07/06/2020 14
Busting Startup Myths There are several common myths associated with startup ventures and their entrepreneurs. This module reviews many apparent obstacles to new business builders and outlines the meanings and perceptions behind the myths. Several practical responses and applications are presented that help overcome the misperceptions and hurdles for the entrepreneur. 0.00 07/08/2020 07/08/2020 14
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