Business Empowerment University

Learn everything you need to start, manage, and grow your business. For free.

Do you sell on Shopify, Amazon, eBay, Etsy or Facebook and need more customers & sales?

Register now for a free business listing to access powerful marketing strategies, proven closing techniques, competitive product pricing strategies and to get promoted in our directory. Your free registration also includes LIFETIME ACCESS to Business Empowerment University (115+ hours of video courses giving everything you need to start, manage and grow your business)

Plus, upgrade your listing to a full Vendor Storefront to sell unlimited products. Either way, you walk away better off than you were before. It’s a no brainer!


Why Business Empowerment University?

We bring you 115+ hours of self-paced, in-depth, world-class courses by real experts who have been successful in each area. Compare that to The SBA Learning Center which has about five 1-hour courses in total. That’s not enough to set yourself up for success! Plus, you don’t have time to go on big course platforms and sort through hundreds of courses you don’t need just to find the ones you do.


What You Get

We’ve put together 12 learning paths you can pick from and learn at your own pace based on where you’re at in your business.

Plan Your Business

  • Market research and competitive analysis (2 hours)
  • Write your business plan (1 hour 11 minutes)
  • Calculate your startup costs (1 hour 25 minutes)
  • Establish business credit (2 hours)
  • Fund your business (58 minutes)
  • Buy an existing business or franchise (53 minutes)

Total Time: 8 hours 27 minutes


Launch Your Business

  • Pick your business location (26 minutes)
  • Choose a business structure (1 hour 8 minutes)
  • Choose your business name, Copyright & Trademark (4 hours)
  • Register your business (3 minutes)
  • Get federal and state tax ID numbers (9 minutes)
  • Apply for City, County & State licenses & permits (7 minutes)
  • Open a business bank account (32 minutes)
  • Get business insurance (56 minutes)

Total Time: 7 hours 21 minutes


Manage Your Business

  • Manage your finances (53 minutes)
  • Hire and manage employees (1 hour 50 minutes)
  • Pay taxes (1 hour 3 minutes)
  • Stay legally compliant (10 minutes)
  • Buy assets and equipment (30 minutes)
  • Marketing and sales (2 hours 15 minutes)
  • Stay safe from cyber threats (1 hour 47 minutes)
  • Prepare for emergencies (44 minutes)
  • Recover from disasters (1 hour 20 minutes)
  • Close or sell your business (1 hour)
  • Hire employees with disabilities (1 hour 14 minutes)

Total Time: 12 hours 46 minutes


Grow Your Business

  • Get more funding (11 minutes)
  • Expand to new locations (1 hour 4 minutes)
  • Merge and acquire businesses (47 minutes)
  • Become a federal contractor (4 hours 30 minutes)
  • Export products (53 minutes)
  • Women-owned businesses (1 hour 3 minutes)
  • Native American-owned businesses (1 hour 7 minutes)
  • Veteran-owned businesses (42 minutes)
  • LGBT-owned businesses (1 hour 19 minutes)
  • Rural businesses (1 hour 26 minutes)
  • Minority-owned businesses (1 hour 3 minutes)

Total Time: 14 hours 5 minutes


Sales and Marketing

  • Top 100 Sales and Marketing Strategies (42 minutes)
  • Communication Skills and Interpersonal Influence (59 minutes)
  • Empathy for Sales Professionals (56 minutes)
  • Asking Great Sales Questions (32 minutes)
  • Managing Your Sales Territory (49 minutes)
  • Closing Strategies (1 hour 4 minutes)
  • Sales Negotiation (1 hour 54 minutes)
  • Sales Prospecting (1 hour 23 minutes)
  • Following Up After a Sales Meeting (12 minutes)
  • Handling Objections (23 minutes)
  • Making Great Sales Presentations (1 hour)
  • Sales Foundations (36 minutes)
  • Referral Selling (1 hour 21 minutes)
  • Pipeline Management (59 minutes)
  • Executive Presence (1 hour 1 minute)
  • How to Have Compassionate Presence (27 minutes)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (3 hours 26 minutes)
  • Negotiation (1 hour 17 minutes)

Total Time: 19 hours 1 minute


Leadership Development

  • Leadership Strategies for Women (1 hour 24 minutes)
  • Inclusive Leadership (30 minutes)
  • Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers (52 minutes)
  • Delivering Employee Feedback (33 minutes)
  • Building Trust (1 hour)
  • People Success: Employee Assessments (47 minutes)
  • Having Difficult Conversations  (1 hour)
  • Effective One on One Meetings (1 hour 16 minutes)
  • Performance Management: Conducting Performance Reviews (1 hour 14 minutes)
  • Performance Management: How to Handle Poor Performers (57 minutes)
  • Delegating Tasks (42 minutes)
  • Train the Trainer (1 hour 35 minutes)
  • Project Management Simplified (2 hours 24 minutes)
  • Change Management Foundations (47 minutes)
  • Getting Things Done (45 minutes)
  • Project Resource Management (1 hour 9 minutes)

Total Time: 16 hours 55 minutes


Entrepreneurial Skills

  • Best Practices for Working Remotely (30 minutes)
  • Tips for Better Business Writing (41 minutes)
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making (56 minutes)
  • Strategic Innovation and Planning (3 hours 50 minutes)
  • Thinking Creatively (22 minutes)
  • Strategic Thinking (52 minutes)
  • Information Literacy (55 minutes)
  • Spotting Misinformation Online (58 minutes)
  • Cultivating Mental Agility (1 hour 10 minutes)

Total Time: 10 hours 14 minutes


Customer Service

  • Business Etiquette: Executive Presence (1 hour)
  • Business Etiquette: Phone, Email, and Text (25 minutes)
  • Delivering Bad News to Customers and Employees (45 minutes)
  • Customer Service: Knowledge Management (50 minutes)
  • Working with Difficult People (1 hour 16 minutes)

Total Time: 4 hours 16 minutes


Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Building Your Team (1 hour 45 minutes)
  • Essentials of Team Collaboration (21 minutes)
  • Leading Productive Meetings (55 minutes)
  • Develop Conflict Management and Resolution Skills (1 hour 5 minutes)

Total Time: 4 hours 6 minutes


Cultural Awareness, Diversity & Inclusion

  • Equity First: The Path to Inclusion and Belonging (34 minutes)
  • Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence (1 hour 56 minutes)
  • Unconscious Bias (59 minutes)
  • Communicating Across Cultures (44 minutes)

Total Time: 4 hours 13 minutes


Wellness

  • Developing Your Emotional Intelligence (49 minutes)
  • Mindfulness at Work: The Basics (44 minutes)
  • How to Organize Your Time and Your Life (49 minutes)
  • Managing Your Energy (52 minutes)
  • Conquering Stress (6 hours 49 minutes)

Total Time: 3 hours 36 minutes


Safety and Compliance

  • GDPR Compliance: Essential Training (30 minutes)
  • Preventing Harassment in the Workplace (1 hour 3 minutes)
  • Cybersecurity and Information Security Awareness (38 minutes)
  • Remote Work Environment (1 hour 18 minutes)
  • Active Shooter Action Plan (7 minutes)

Total Time: 3 hours 36 minutes



Experience the full video course curriculum. For free.

  1. Plan Your Business
  2. Launch Your Business
  3. Manage Your Business
  4. Grow Your Business
  5. Sales and Marketing
  6. Leadership Development
  7. Entrepreneurial Skills
  8. Customer Service
  9. Teamwork and Collaboration
  10. Cultural Awareness
  11. Wellness
  12. Safety and Compliance

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