Over the past 15 years, the number of businesses owned by women of color has grown exponentially. Likewise, the need for enhanced support and resources to help sustain these business has grown as well. Creating a viable business, built to last, and produce revenue can be challenging at times. Knowledge is one of the keys to building a successful business. To help bridge the knowledge gap, Coursera offers several free and low cost online courses which cover a wide range of topics related to the fundamentals of business and commerce.
Starting today, Coursera is partnering with one of the premiere business schools in the nation, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business to offer an Entrepreneurship Specialization. This four-course series is designed to take participants from opportunity identification through launch, growth, financing and profitability. This series will offer tools, tips, and strategies to improve the prospect of entrepreneurial success. For those who have already started a business there are several other advanced education opportunities. Continuing to engage in a learning community will aid in creating and sustaining a prosperous business. To learn more about Coursera’s business course offerings click on the following link https://www.coursera.org/browse/business?languages=en.