How To Start A Business

This course will teach you how to launch a business quickly, effectively and with extremely low cost.


ByNick Liew, Business Development Manager @ Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad
BusinessCareer Development
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Learn from one the guys that made UBER big in Asia how to set up a business. This course will give you a solid framework on how to set up a company and scale it quickly. The instructor uses his own experiences as guidelines for your specific situation. Learn from planning and executing to scaling and more!

Course Overview

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1 day, 8 hours

PJ Trade Center, Ispace

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Why you should take this course

Starting your first business can be a tedious process, and quiet overwhelming. Regardless what kind of business you are thinking about setting up, you will face a lot of general challenges. How do I start? How do I get funding? Do I actually need funding? How do I plan and set up my processes? How do I make sure I start with a digital instead of transforming to one? All these questions and many more will be answered in our course on how to start your business. This course gives you a framework and set of guidelines you can follow in any business case, that will improve your chances on success dramatically. During the course there will be a lot of interaction and open discussion, for you to ask how you should apply these guidelines in the business that you want to set up. This main course subjects are about planning and executing the launching of a new business. Focus is on doing what is needed and iterating on the results. We will go from crafting your idea, to pitching and presentation, planning and execution. This course is designed for those who want to launch a business with limited resources and with a tight deadline. You will know how to plan the start and launch of your business, how to present your company ideas and create a solid branding and vision. If you are on the brink of starting your own business, or you just started one but you don’t know if you started in the right way, then this course is for you! It will guide you through the entire process of starting and launching a business in a structured and organized way. On top of that, our instructor has a ton of experience he can share regarding setting up a company. Learn what to do and what not! Avoid mistakes and follow the path of entrepreneurs that already did it.

Why you should learn from Nick Liew

Nick Liew

Nick Liew

Business Development Manager @ Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad

Avoid mistakes and follow the path of entrepreneurs that already did it.

What you will learn

From an expert's point of view

The course starts of with a presentation and interactive Q&A session with the instructor, about his own experiences. After that you will learn how to structure your thoughts and business plan and how to project an expected, and realistic, outcome. Any successful business starts with a air tight execution plan, so never underestimate this part of entrepreneurship. You will explore all the existing methods in business to start off, and compare them. After this you will be able to conclude which method suits you best. We top it off with teaching you to have an open mind in business and will provide you with the first guidelines for your road to success.

Bottom up: demand & problem-first

Learn how to create and respond to demand. Seek a business idea and model that is solving a problem that people encounter on a regular basis. You will learn how to structure your strategies and overall planning, how to build a realistic timeline and all about sharing and advocating your idea in the right way and especially at the right time. You will discover several methods and execution models that the instructor used himself. At the end of this module, there will be time for you to explore what kind of entrepreneur you are!

Structure the business

After you already have had everything about structuring your planning, it is now time to structure your business. To make it run efficiently, effective, low cost and build with the ability to scale. You will learn how to find the right resources, when you should look for them and when not. This module contains a creative chapter in which the instructor will teach you to decide quickly on what you need in order to start a business. We finalize this part with introducing you to Google & SaaS, the power of iteration and weekly to do's & incremental gains.

Data and funding

The last part of this course will teach you all about data and tracking. Subject are, how do you learn from any mistakes or given feedback and how do you track the variables that make your company go forward. If you know what is working and what is not working in your company, you have already won the game of entrepreneurship. We end it with the final step in setting up a business; you will learn how to prove your concept and report it attractively and to do funding to get you to the next stage!

Who is this course for?

Fresh graduates Job seekers Career switchers
Fresh graduates Job seekers Career switchers

All souls are welcome to this course. But we have selected three target groups for whom this course will add the most value. Fresh graduates that either want to explore entrepreneurship or would like to obtain a skill set that will help them in their first job, will enjoy this course. Regardless of whether you are actually going to build your company, you will learn things like critical and analytical thinking, planning, working in a structured way and presenting with confidence. These skills will help you in any job.

For job seekers or people that are looking for a career switch will find that starting a business can be a very lucrative solution. Explore the world of successful entrepreneurship by attending this course.

All the instructors are very helpful and eager to share their knowledge. I learned directly how to apply new knowledge, boosted my network by working on case studies with other attendees and got amazing career guidance by UBARU after the course. Every course feels like it is made for me.

- Ruvina Danaraj - Branding and Partnerships at SOCAR Malaysia.

A day in an UBARU Course

9.00 AM

Class

Learn the key skills and methods through theory lecture, Q&A and activities. You will enjoy a formidable presentation based on the instructors industry expertise. To ensure every chapter is relevant to you, interaction plays a big part.

12.00 PM

Lunch (optional)

Enjoy a fully provided lunch, review the morning session with your classmates and network with the instructors. We will make sure everything gets prepared for the afternoon session. This is also a good time to get some extra help, where needed.

12.45 PM

Practice

Theory is one part, exercise is what is creating a new skill. Practice your new knowledge with real-life case-studies, examples and exercises. Work together in groups, get extra help from the instructor and learn how to apply your new skills in your area of expertise.

6.00 PM

Network (optional)

Optional network session after the course, talk to your instructor, get to know your classmates and expend your professional network. Enjoy our meet ups, open discussions, and happy hours, in our personal after course sessions.

9.00 AM

Class

Learn the key skills and methods through theory lecture, Q&A and activities. You will enjoy a formidable presentation based on the instructors industry expertise. To ensure every chapter is relevant to you, interaction plays a big part.

12.00 PM

Lunch (optional)

Enjoy a fully provided lunch, review the morning session with your classmates and network with the instructors. We will make sure everything gets prepared for the afternoon session. This is also a good time to get some extra help, where needed.

12.45 PM

Practice

Theory is one part, exercise is what is creating a new skill. Practice your new knowledge with real-life case-studies, examples and exercises. Work together in groups, get extra help from the instructor and learn how to apply your new skills in your area of expertise.

6.00 PM

Network (optional)

Optional network session after the course, talk to your instructor, get to know your classmates and expend your professional network. Enjoy our meet ups, open discussions, and happy hours, in our personal after course sessions.

Every course with UBARU is another great experience. Every time I attend, the instructor gives a unique twist to the whole experience. These instructors are the best in their field, and you can definitely see that during the course. When I attend a course in which I have zero experience, the instructors are patient and there to help.

Overall great experience, good vibe and walked away with some good connection due to the networking sessions. Thanks!

- Khaled Emdad - Performance Marketing Manager at Admiral Digital.

Every course with UBARU is another great experience. Every time I attend, the instructor gives a unique twist to the whole experience. These instructors are the best in their field, and you can definitely see that during the course. When I attend a course in which I have zero experience, the instructors are patient and there to help.

Overall great experience, good vibe and walked away with some good connection due to the networking sessions. Thanks!

- Khaled Emdad - Performance Marketing Manager at Admiral Digital.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the benefit of classroom learning over online courses?

To ensure you get the most out of the course, all our teaching moments are on location in one of our classrooms. Whether you learn something you have never done before or you are enhancing your current skills with an intermediate or expert course, you will get the most out of it by interacting with your instructor and classmates face to face. Also, we strive to make every course as relevant for each attendee as we can. By learning in a classroom you have the chance to get tips and exercises to apply your new knowledge in your field of expertise. We have classroom locations in TTDI and PJ Trade Center. You will find the location for your course in the course overview at the top of the page.

I cannot attend on this date, can I sign up for the next one?

Yes you can! Your time is precious and we understand that. Luckily all our courses are being given on a regular basis. Drop us a message through the contact section below and we will notify you as soon as the next enrolment dates are known!

How do I secure my spot in a course?

To ensure every student gets full attention, guidance and help where needed, all our courses have a limited amount of open seats. We work according to first come, first serve. Your spot in one of our courses, bootcamps, guest lectures or events, is secured as soon as you payed and received your ticket.

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