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Intermediate Level

Women leaders of businesses operating for over 1 year in emerging economies, employing 3+ people, with revenues of more than US$50,000 per year.

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: This introductory course is 2 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week. The 10-week course is 60+ hours....

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What you will learn

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    Analyze the growth potential of your current business by evaluating your available internal business resources.

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    Generate and refine your opportunities for business growth.

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    Develop your confidence with learning and communicating online.

Skills you will gain

ConfidenceStrategic ThinkingBusiness AnalyticsEntrepreneurship

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Women leaders of businesses operating for over 1 year in emerging economies, employing 3+ people, with revenues of more than US$50,000 per year.

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: This introductory course is 2 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week. The 10-week course is 60+ hours....

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Are you ready for business growth?

6 videos (Total 14 min), 14 readings
6 videos
Patterns of business growth3m
What is an entrepreneurial mind-set?2m
Week summary1m
14 readings
Course overview10m
Where are your peers located? (Exercise 1)20m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Mapping your growth curve2m
What are the key growth factors?5m
Identifying key growth factors2m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Identifying your business’s strengths and weaknesses2m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Your business growth skills5m
Lesson summary2m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

What are your opportunities for growth?

6 videos (Total 17 min), 17 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Avoiding bias in your decision-making4m
Articulating your opportunity2m
What’s next?2m
17 readings
Welcome to the week5m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Generating ideas for your growth opportunities5m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Check your understanding2m
Refining your list of opportunities10m
Which opportunity has the greatest potential?2m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Writing your Opportunity Statement2m
Lesson summary2m
Lesson introduction2m
Personal reflection5m
Email to your future self2m
Continuing 10,000 Women5m
2 practice exercises
Check your understanding (Exercise 7)10m
Continuing 10,000 Women1m
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Top reviews from Grow Your Business with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women

By DNJul 16th 2019

I actually had an idea about organic fabrics .But was not sure about taking it forward. We are already dealing with a customer now . I credit this course totally for my confidence!Thankyou coursera.

By SSMay 17th 2019

The Course has come in at a very important juncture for me as I have been intending to take the business to the next level but did not know where to begin. The course has given me a lot of clarity.

Instructors

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Edward David

Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford
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Anne Donnellon

Babson College
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Michael Fetters

Babson College
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Geetha Krishnan

Independent consultant, Bengaluru, India
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Mori Taheripour

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
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Sarah Underwood

Leeds University Business School at the University of Leeds

About Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs and its people are committed to supporting the communities where we work and live, where our ideas, people and resources can make a difference. The Goldman Sachs Foundation focuses on entrepreneurship and economic growth with the aim of developing and strengthening communities around the world. 10,000 Women fosters greater shared growth, providing women in 56 countries around the world with a business and management education and access to mentoring, networking and capital. We are now bringing 10,000 Women online through Coursera to support female entrepreneurs in new corners of the world. This course blends a world-class business education with a global peer-to-peer network, providing participants with the tools needed to lead and grow their business....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • All course materials will be available from the date which the course is live. Though, the course can be completed entirely online, some resources are available to download, so that you can store them on your device or equipment to view offline to support poor connectivity.

  • The course is offered with an open start date, meaning that you can join the course at any time and complete the course in your own time. The course has been designed to be completed over two weeks, with approximately 4-5 hours of engagement each week.

  • The course is entirely free for all participants. All learning materials are included in the course.

  • Grow Your Business with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women is a necessary prerequisite for the full 10,000 Women course. You will develop your understanding through sequenced exercises as you progress through each week, and will be invited to register for the full course and continue your growth journey when you have completed this introduction.

  • This course is available to all, however it is designed for women business owners, recognizing that women business owners face unique challenges when growing their business. The social aspects of the course are designed to allow women business owners the opportunity to learn from peers with similar backgrounds and experiences.

  • Participants are expected to own and run their own business. This may be a small business which has been running for a year or more, or a larger established business. To participate in the course, you will need to have a full understanding of your business and be in a position to drive business growth as a business owner.

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